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On the move in Wilson; Delta school makes move into mansion


Matthew Wells | The Sun

Aidan (left) and Lola Sawyer work while Brittany Cowdery teaches the class about the school's "Contagion" project on Friday at The Delta School in Wilson.

By Matthew Wells, Sun Staff Writer, mwells@jonesborosun.com
WILSON — Lola Sawyer likes her school, because she gets to learn and apply that knowledge in the real world while at school.
"At my old school, we would just kind of memorize things and . . .


Mikolas hurls Cards past Giants


Jeff Roberson | AP photo

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Miles Mikolas throws during the first inning of a game against the San Francisco Giants Sunday in St. Louis. The Cardinals won 9-2 as Mikolas picked up his 17th win of the season with seven innings of work that included eight strikeouts and no walks.

By Joe Harris, The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS — Miles Mikolas' outing against the San Francisco Giants was typical, and typical for him is pretty good.

Mikolas won his fourth straight start, Matt Carpenter hit his NL-leading 36th homer and the . . .


Surgery successful for Dickey Betts


SARASOTA, Fla. — Allman Brothers Band founding member Dickey Betts has had successful surgery after slipping and hitting his head while playing with his dog in Florida. The Dickey Betts website says the "Ramblin' Man" and "Blue Sky" singer-songwriter . . .



Cosby to fight 'sexually violent predator' tag


The Associated Press Bill Cosby's sentencing hearing Monday will begin with testimony about his sex offender evaluation and, presumably, a fierce debate over whether the 81-year-old actor should be branded a sexually violent predator. The stakes are . . .