2019-03-01

Lady Warriors’ late defense, Sutton enough to get by Southern Durham


Stingy defense in the closing minutes of the fourth quarter was the determining factor for the Hunt High varsity girls team in its 60-50 home win over Southern Durham in the second round of the North …

Firebirds scorch Warriors to advance to third round


A game between two teams that weren’t supposed to be there — at least according to the seeds — ended with the Southern Nash High varsity boys basketball team advancing to the third …

Blue Devils see ACC title hopes dwindling

DUKE NOTEBOOK

Now one game behind Virginia and North Carolina in the Atlantic Coast Conference standings, Duke needs some help to finish with its first regular season conference championship since 2010. The Blue …

Barton’s Russell lives in the moment, with eyes to the future


In the words of first-year Barton College track and field coach Chad Balentine, Larry Russell is a …

When animals, humans clash


There have been lots of stories about animal encounters recently.

In one that gained national coverage, Travis Kauffman went mano a mano, or actually mano a pata (hand to paw) against an attacking …

Goines steps down at Barton


After four years at the helm of the Barton College women’s soccer program, Thomas Goines will be focusing his energies in a different direction.

Goines tendered his resignation Thursday …

Rams reach third round of NCHSAA 2-A playoffs

Fike, SW Edgecombe teams ousted

Thursday’s second round of games in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association playoffs significantly whittled down the number of teams remaining from The Wilson Times readership …

AREA ROUNDUP: Demons beat Bruins 8-1 for Mizelle’s first win


The Fike High boys tennis team presented coach Chris Mizelle with his first victory in his first match at the helm of the Golden Demons on Thursday afternoon with an 8-1 win over county rival …

Lady Vikings win Southern Bank cross-country invitational


ROCKY MOUNT — Bolstered by four runners finishing in the top 20, the Elm City girls cross-country team kicked won the 11-team Southern Bank Invitational, held Tuesday on the Red Oak Middle …

Area calendar, March 1-2

Friday, March 1

 

College Baseball

Chowan at Barton, 2:30 p.m.

 

College Men’s Lacrosse 

Montebello at Barton, 3:30 p.m 

 

College Men’s …

School employees can win $20,000 prize


A Wilson County public school employee could earn a $10,000 personal prize and $10,000 for his or her school through a North Carolina Education Lottery online contest.

The lottery has launched …

A lifeline for ex-inmates: NEW Reentry Council helps people rejoin society


When Latonya Daniels was released from prison in September, she knew she never wanted to go back. The 41-year-old was determined to turn her life around.

“It was a time for me to get my mind …

Methodists face split over LGBT issues


United Methodist churches may sever ties with their denomination, and some congregations could face a membership exodus over the church governing body’s vote to reject same-sex marriage and refuse …

Restaurant coming to Whirligig Station


Asif Daher has been looking to bring his authentic Mediterranean cuisine to Wilson for several years, but it wasn’t until he toured Whirligig Station in the fall that everything came …

Melin joins Wilson Physician Services team


Family nurse practitioner Catherine Melin has joined the Wilson Physician Services team, Wilson Medical Center has announced.

Melin is practicing with Medhat Sidaros, M.D., at Wilson New Hope …

Redefining #RelationshipGoals


The day after Valentine’s Day, I said a prayer and put my wedding rings away in my jewelry cabinet.

Separation. It is a shock and a long time coming. It is inner peace and outward chaos. It is …

Courageous judge halts rogue legislature


In case you missed it, there was an enormously important ruling issued last Friday by a Wake County Superior Court judge that ought to rekindle the public’s belief in (and support for) democratic, …

7 things we learned in 9th District hearings


We’ve had time to digest last week’s 9th Congressional District hearings, so let us summarize what we learned.

1. Campaigns want to win so badly they either turn their heads to or commit …

Mueller report demands disclosure


As February draws to an end, rumors abound that we’re about to see Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Or at least that …

Faulty numbers skewed health debate


RALEIGH — Remember when Democrats and progressive activists warned that ending the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate would “deprive” 13 million Americans of their health coverage? …