WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
LIFESTYLES

It’s all circular on Pi Day

Sixth-grade students at Wilson Christian Academy pass a Hula Hoop around the group in a game they called Don't Break the Chain" as part of Pi Day.
Pi Day is held on March 14 because the date represents the first three digits of pi, 3.14. For years, brainiacs have been stringing out to nearly infinite lengths the value of pi. A Google …
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ANNOUNCEMENTS
WEDDINGS

Mrs. Thomas Sellers Marrow Jr.

Marrow-Pilkington

Rebecca Ann Pilkington of Wilson and Thomas Sellers Marrow Jr. of Oxford were married in a 6 p.m. ceremony on Dec. 31 at The Garden Terrace at Fearrington Village in Pittsboro. Hersey Forehand …

Herlin-Dolman

Caroline Margaret Dolman and Peter Todd Herlin of Austin, Texas, were married in a 4 p.m. ceremony on July 7 at Shepherd of the Hills Presbyterian Church in Austin. The Rev. Leon Bloder officiated at …

Lercher-Wiggins

Farrell Leigh Wiggins and Dr. Daniel Matthew Lercher were united in marriage on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018, at half past five in the evening in the Gardens of Fearrington at Fearrington Village. The …

ENGAGEMENTS

Thorne-Wilder

Thorne-Wilder

  Ronnie and Cheryl Lamm of the Sandy Cross community announce the engagement of their daughter, Donna Lamm Wilder, to Kevin Brian Thorne, both of Middlesex.  Parents of the groom are …

Wiggs-Hitchcock

Wiggs-Hitchcock

  Mike and Kathy Hitchcock of Clemmons announce the engagement of their daughter, Lydia Hitchcock, to Thorne Wiggs, both of Greenville. The bride is the granddaughter of Mary Glascock of …

Childress-Hopkins

Mitch and Kim Hopkins of Elm City announce the engagement of their daughter, Blair Baker Hopkins, to Randall Coleman Childress of Wilson.

ANNIVERSARIES

Mr. and Mrs. Cox married 55 years

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lee Cox celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary Sunday. They will celebrate on a mini vacation to Burlington hosted by their children and grandchildren. Mr. and Mrs. Cox were …

Mr. and Mrs. Carlos McCray

19th anniversary

Carlos and Cora McCray celebrated their 19th wedding anniversary May 28 ...

Mr. and Mrs. Jim O'Brien

O’Brien 60th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Jim O’Brien celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary April 7. They were married in the Chapel of First Christian Church in Robersonville, April 7, …

AT HOME

Policing is personal in Stantonsburg

Close to 900 people live in Stantonsburg, and chances are Police Chief Orlando Rosario Jr. knows most of them. “What I like about this particular department is that we are able to have that …
FOOD
If you cook for a diabetic, give these pancakes a try. You'll love the pecans and bananas. Lisa Boykin Batts | Times

Try these diabetic-friendly pancakes

Quite often, readers will ask me to feature recipes that would be good for someone with diabetes. I always admit that I do not cook for a diabetic, so I have very little knowledge of good recipes …
EDUCATION
School menus for Wilson, Johnston and Nash counties

monday Breakfast: Goody bun, fruit punch, strawberry cup Lunch: Cheeseburger or pork chop sandwich, french fries, candied yams, peaches Tuesday Breakfast: Cinni minis, apple juice, …

Why I teach: ‘I love working with my students’

Regional winners are from Greenfield

Why I Teach: ‘It is a great privilege to be an interpreter’

Family Life
Wilson Idol seeks 2018 contestants

Singers, dancers, musicians and entertainers have about 2 ½ months to sign up for the sixth annual Wilson Idol community talent show. Aug. 17 is the application deadline for Wilson Idol, which …

Travel stress-free by avoiding scams this summer

Lowest US birth rate in 3 decades could pose risk to economy

MIND AND BODY
Why not get that colonoscopy? It could save your life

As soon as I turned 49, I started receiving AARP correspondence. A little much in my opinion — I mean, give me time to enjoy my under-50 category for the year. Really, 30, 40, even 45 were great …

Colonoscopies: Is it time for your screening?

Have a plan for starting an exercise program