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Tig’s Courtyard founder Andra “Tig” Garris, left, is pictured with son R.J. and husband Marty. The Garris family recently sold the downtown business to Richard Millinder, right, who plans to rename it Carolina Cheese Co. while keeping Tig’s popular menu items.


Tig’s Courtyard sold to family friend

By Brie Handgraaf
| July 3, 2022

It is impossible to recall the number of Friday after Thanksgiving sandwiches or tropical salads Tig...

The Wilson Housing Authority’s Cathy Kent, left, and Tim Rogers, along with the Kramden Institute’s Cari Delmariani, refer to a list of families registered to receive a free desktop computer thanks to a partnership between the housing authority and Kramden, a Durham nonprofit.


Families take home donated desktop computers

By Olivia Neeley
| July 3, 2022

Brenda McNair and Alice Locus couldn’t wait to return home and set up their new desktop computers fo...

A cornfield south of Saratoga shows the extreme dry conditions on Friday with burned and dying leaves in a field off U.S. 264 Alternate.

Drought threatens crops, gardens

By Drew C. Wilson
| July 3, 2022

Most of Wilson County is at risk of moving into a severe drought classification. “Portions of Wilson...

Former Hunt softball star Brianna Tucker is headed to N.C. State after two standout years at Louisburg College.

Former Hunt star Brianna Tucker headed to N.C. State after stellar two years at Louisburg College

By Andrew Schnittker
| July 3, 2022

Brianna Tucker, a former Hunt High softball star who was a standout performer at Louisburg College t...

WYSA 06 Explosion players and coaches celebrate after receiving the trophy for winning the U.S. Youth Soccer Region III Girls U16 championship Thursday in Murfreesboro, Tenn.

History rewritten: WYSA U16 girls reign as Southern Regional champs

From staff reports
| July 3, 2022

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – There would be no come-from-behind victory for the Wilson Youth Soccer Associa...

Train cars once owned and used by the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus burned in a March 10 fire on railroad tracks outside Spring Hope.

Authorities still investigating Nash circus train fire

By Lindell J. Kay
| July 2, 2022

SPRING HOPE — State and local authorities continue to investigate a fire that damaged former circus ...

WYSA's Mackenzie Odom battles for a loose ball during a game at the US Youth Soccer U19 Presidents Cup in Dallas.

WYSA U19 Girls battle top competition at Presidents Cup

By Andrew Schnittker
| July 2, 2022

The Wilson Youth Soccer Association U19 Girls team’s recent trip to Dallas for the US Youth Soccer S...

Patience Dayelle Strickland

Woman charged in shooting that caused hospital lockdown

By Drew C. Wilson
| July 1, 2022

A Wilson woman is charged with five counts of attempted murder after police say she fired a gun into...

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