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

Can’t go wrong with PB and chocolate

When I was a little girl, I loved homemade chocolate chip cookies made with colorful M&Ms. That M&M taste made the chocolate chip cookies even better! When M&M baking bits came on the …
ANNOUNCEMENTS
WEDDINGS

LaHay-Lee

Rebekah Viser Lee of Bailey and Luke William LaHay of Elm City were married April 28 in a 5 p.m. ceremony at First United Methodist Church in Wilson. The Rev. William A. Raynor and the Rev. James M. …

Howell-Wetherington

Deanna Nicole Wetherington and Spencer Alden Howell, both of Del Haven, New Jersey, were married in a 5 p.m. ceremony April 7 at Portofino in Clayton. The Rev. Curtis Campbell officiated. The …

Via-Craig

Haley Marie Craig and David Scott Via, both of Norfolk, Virginia, were married in a 1 p.m. ceremony Nov. 11 at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in Wake Forest. Monsignor David Brockman …

ENGAGEMENTS

Etringer-Byrum

Michele and Doug Inscoe of Wilson and Lane and Jan Byrum of Indian Trail announce the engagement of their daughter, Jamie Renee Byrum of Durham, to …

Hargett-Lofton

Avis Regina Lofton and Ralph Jeffrey Hargett will be married June 23 in Darden Alumni Center. The bride is the daughter of the late Benjamin Lofton Jr., the late Carrie Lofton and the late …

Davis-Peterson

Pete and Lou Ann Peterson of Wilson announce the engagement of their daughter, Lara Jordan Peterson, to Carson Elliott Davis, son of Parker and Helen Davis of Wilson.  The bride is the …

ANNIVERSARIES

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, …

Jones anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Jones celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary April 2.  Mr. Jones is retired from the N.C. Highway Patrol and is now employed with joint forces headquarters, Army …

Mr. and Mrs. Crooms celebrate 39th wedding anniversary

Bobby Crooms Sr. and Addie Lomoris Crooms celebrated their 39th wedding anniversary Nov. 23, 2017. They have one child, Bobby Crooms Jr., and one granddaughter, Lauren Crooms. Mrs. Crooms is …

AT HOME

Wilson couple makes Dean Smith’s former home their own

When Jean and Dave Haas began their home search, words like “modernism” and “famous former owner” weren’t anywhere near the top of their must-have list. The couple …
FOOD

Summertime is pasta salad time

Pasta salads make me happy. I love coming home for lunch in the summer and eating a bowl of pasta salad filled with seasonal vegetables from colorful bell peppers to cherry tomatoes and …
Family Life
Lowest US birth rate in 3 decades could pose risk to economy

WASHINGTON — Women in the United States gave birth last year at the lowest rate in 30 years, a trend that could weigh on economic growth in the coming decades. The Center for Disease Control and …

Author Rick Bragg at home with the ‘best cook’ - his mom

Melania Trump debuts ‘Be Best’ campaign for kids’ well-being

MIND AND BODY
Join the cancer fight at Relay for Life Friday

Friday is a very special night for many people who live in and around Wilson. This Friday marks the annual Relay For Life event, celebrating the fight against cancer, and is the signature event for …

Still looking for matches: Bedgood, Rotary continue work on behalf of National Marrow Donor Program

People at the cornerstone of making communities healthier