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Whirligig Park offers interesting nearby diversion for students

By: GRACIE LINDFORS / Staff Writer        Photograph by: WHITNEY JOYNER / Asst. Art Director   Many Barton students have been looking for fun things to do in Wilson. The Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park is an attraction in Wilson, and it is only five minutes away from the college.   Vollis Simpson was a farm machinery […]

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Barton honors former POW, mourns 9/11 attacks

Brig. Gen. Norman C. Gaddis, left, was honored by Barton College with an honorary citation at the college’s 9/11 service of remembrance and recognition ceremony Tuesday at Howard Chapel. Barton President Douglas Searcy is shown shaking Gaddis’ hand. | Drew C. Wilson, Wilson Times September 11, 2018 – The recipient of an honorary citation from […]

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Students encouraged to leave campus prior to Hurricane Florence

September 10, 2018 – Barton College is strongly recommending students evacuate Wilson in advance of hurricane Florence prior to 5 p.m. tomorrow, September 11. The College asks that students make every effort to go home, to find a friend to stay with that is further outside the sorm’s path, or another alternative outside of Wilson […]

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Friends Groups Jointly Present Chef, Author, Restaurateur, and TV Personality Vivian Howard on October 9

August 31, 2018 — Barton College’s Friends of Hackney Library and the Friends of the Wilson County Public Library are cooking up a feast for their jointly-sponsored fall 2018 dinner/lecture. The featured speaker at the event will be Vivian Howard, Kinston chef, restaurateur, “New York Times” bestselling author, and star of PBS’s award-winning television show, “A Chef’s Life.” The event will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 5:30 […]

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Wilson-Barton Partnership to honor Ken Jones as Leadership Award Recipient on Sept. 20

August 30, 2018 — Ken Jones, Wilson business leader and retired Wilson Plant Manager of Merck and Company, Inc., will be honored at the fourteenth annual Wilson-Barton Partnership Leadership Award Dinner on Thursday, Sept. 20, on the campus of Barton College. The event, to be held on Center Campus, will begin at 6:30 p.m. The […]

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Keisha Parker to Share Her Story at Barton College’s 117th Opening Convocation

August 20, 2018 — Barton alumna Keisha Parker, ’16, Constituent Services Manager for the Office of U.S. Senator Richard Burr, will share her compelling story as the featured speaker for the 117th Opening Convocation at Barton College. The annual campus event is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 28, at 11 a.m. in Howard Chapel. A distinguished tradition at […]

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Barton Art Galleries to Showcase Work of Artist Harriet Hoover August 23-September 28

August 14, 2018 — The “Little Light” exhibition, featuring sculpture and performance works by artist Harriet Hoover, will launch the Barton Art Galleries’ 2018-2019 season. An opening reception and gallery lecture, featuring the artist, will be held on Thursday, August 23, in Case Art Building on the campus of Barton College. The reception will begin […]

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‘Make it your home’: Freshman class moves in at Barton College

Barton College students Michaela Karriker and Sarah Gaskins help move freshman belongings into a residence hall Thursday. Drew C. Wilson | Wilson Times August 16, 2018 – Barton College welcomed a new class of freshmen Thursday to kick off its 2018 Welcome Weekend in Wilson. “It’s always great for a new beginning for a new […]

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Barton Moves Closer to Return of Football with Selection of Chip Hester as Head Coach

June 19, 2018 — The return of intercollegiate football to the Barton College campus for the first time since 1950 moved significantly closer to reality on Tuesday as school officials introduced the head coach who will lead the program’s revival. At a public ceremony on the Aileen and Bill Parish Plaza, Barton College’s President, Dr. […]

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