2017-08-29

Suspects sought in Walgreens armed robbery

Wilson police are looking for multiple suspects who robbed a Walgreens early Monday and stole money and prescription drugs.

Officers were dispatched to Walgreens at 3001 N.C. 42 in regards to an …

Storing up treasure

Daily Devotional

Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth. . . . But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven. . . . For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. – Matthew 6:19-21 (NIV) During the first two years of my camp ministry, my bed was small, squeaky, and lumpy. When I moved to a new […]

Week 2’s Finest

MARCUS THOMAS, Hunt — Senior wide receiver provided a bright spot in the Warriors’ 27-22 loss to Hertford County on Friday. In the second quarter, took a quick hitch pass from junior …

Fike sweeps Smithfield-Selma in weather-shortened match


With weather preventing the completion of doubles play, the Fike High girls tennis team marched through singles nearly unscated Monday afternoon, conceding just two games at No. 6 singles in a brisk …

Area calendar, Aug. 29-30

Tuesday, August 29 High School Varsity Boys SoccerNorth Lenoir at Beddingfield, 6:30 p.m.; C.B. Aycock at Hunt, 7 p.m.; Parrott Academy at Greenfield, 7 p.m. High School Varsity VolleyballDurham Fellowship Baptist at Wilson Christian, 5:30 p.m.; Beddingfield at Tarboro, 6 p.m.; Southern Nash at Cleveland, 6 p.m.; New Bern at C.B. Aycock, 6 p.m.; North Johnston at Clayton, 6 p.m.; […]

CBA moves to 4-0, boots Clayton

PIKEVILLE — Junior defender David McIver slammed in a penalty kick, and senior Sean Doulin assisted junior midfielder Christian Sexton on another tally as the Charles B. Aycock High varsity boys soccer team stayed unbeaten at 4-0 with a 2-0 win …

CBA stopped by Comets 3-1

NJ vanquishes Ladybirds 7-2

With weather preventing the completion of doubles play, the Fike High girls tennis team marched through singles nearly unscated Monday afternoon, conceding just two games at No. 6 singles in a brisk 6-0 victory over Smithfield-Selma.

For Fike …

Room for improvement

Fike, Beddingfield both 2-0 despite bumps
Between Fridays Notebook

Right now, Fike High varsity football head coach Tom Nelson is counting his blessings over an abundance of riches in the kicking game.

Along with a key defensive stop on a 2-point conversion that helped wrap up the Golden Demons’ 26-25 win over …

Questions will be answered quickly for UNC

UNC Notebook

Dr. Jason Staples has covered college football since 2007. You can follow him on Twitter @DocStaples and check out more of his work at InsideCarolina.com.

When North Carolina steps onto the Kenan Stadium football field to open its 2017 season …

NJ vanquishes Ladybirds 7-2

KENLY — The North Johnston High girls tennis team kept its strong nonconference performance intact Monday, winning four of six singles matches and sweeping doubles play en route to a 7-2 victory over 3-A Big East Conference member Southern …

Junior varsity result

PIKEVILLE — The Charles B. Aycock High boys soccer team suffered a 3-1 nonconference home loss to Clayton on Monday afternoon. The Golden Falcons (0-2) return to action Tuesday at Hunt.

North Johnston gets first win

CARY — The North Johnston High varsity boys soccer team picked up its first win of 2017 Saturday afternoon with a 2-0 win over Croatan.

Junior Jonie Moreno had the shutout in goal for the 2-A Eastern Plains Conference Panthers, who won for the …

Greenfield routs Faith Christian 10-1

Junior Alex Cortez-Rodriguez had a hat trick Monday night, netting three goals and dishing out two assists to lead the Greenfield School varsity boys soccer team to a 10-1 rout of Rocky Mount Faith Christian on Forbes …

CCS stumbles in 4

WINTERVILLE — The fourth consecutive match in a row eluded the Community Christian School varsity volleyball team Monday afternoon as the Lady Cyclones won the first set before conceding a 26-24, 19-25, 25-21, 25-23 decision at …

Larry D. Edmundson

Larry D. Edmundson

Larry D. Edmundson, 67, of Wilson, died Monday, Aug. 28, 2017. Arrangements are by Stevens Funeral Home.

Julius Preston Morgan Jr.

Julius Preston Morgan Jr. GREENVILLE — Julius Preston Morgan Jr., 62, died Monday, Aug. 28, 2017. Arrangements are by Smith Funeral Service and Crematory, Greenville.

Thomas Joseph Beneck

March 26, 1939 — Aug. 25, 2017 SILER CITY — Thomas Joseph Beneck, 78, passed away Friday, Aug. 25, 2017. He was born March 26, 1939, in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, to the late Thomas and Anna Beneck. He was a retired construction estimator with T and H Electrical in Wilson. A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. […]

Jessie Howard Johnson Jr.

Jessie Howard Johnson Jr. ROCKY MOUNT — Jessie Howard Johnson Jr., 48, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017. Arrangements are by Cornerstone Funeral Home and Cremations, Nashville.

Martha Jones

Martha Jones ROCKY MOUNT — Martha Jones, 89, died Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. Arrangements are by Sunset Memorial Funeral Home, Rocky Mount.

James E. Sharpe

James E. Sharpe, 78, of Wilson, died Monday, Aug. 28, 2017. Arrangements are by Stevens Funeral Home.