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LIFESTYLES

Cookbook’s coffee cake a delicious treat

Before our kids outgrew family trips, we visited Pennsylvania and rode through Lancaster County’s Amish community. Our destination was a charming restaurant that served a buffet lunch featuring all kinds of traditional dishes. The food was …
ANNOUNCEMENTS
WEDDINGS

Wedding has a royal touch

ENGLEFIELD, England — Two likely future British kings were there, along with one of the world's most photographed women, the often-adorable Prince Harry, a multilingual tennis legend and a brash TV reality star. But all eyes were on Pippa …

Stancil-Lucas

Allison Christi Lucas of Elm City and Matthew Gregory Stancil of Kenly were married Feb. 18 in a 4 p.m. ceremony at The Farm in Selma. Greg Stancil officiated. The bride is the daughter of Christi Lucas of Wilson and the late Albert Lucas III. …

Glover-Godwin

Amber Bunn Godwin of Wilson and Bryant Nelms Glover of Elm City were married in a 3 p.m. ceremony on Oct. 8 at The Dean Plantation in Zebulon. Steven Gay officiated. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Godwin of Wilson. She is the …

ENGAGEMENTS

LaRoque-Hackney

Willis “Doug” and Sherry Hackney of Wilson announce the engagement of their daughter, Suzanne Gibson Hackney, of Greenville to Eric Turner LaRoque of Morehead City. The groom is the son of Mark and Roseann LaRoque of Morehead City. …

Peede-Johnson

Donald and Amy Johnson of Wilson announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Elizabeth Johnson, to Joshua Eric Peede, son of Ronnie and Andrea Peede of Rocky Mount. The bride is the granddaughter of Dorothy Johnson of Wilson and the late …

Whitley-Parker

Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Parker of Spring Hope announce the engagement of their daughter, Victoria Rose Parker, to Tyler Clay Whitley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Whitley of Bailey. The bride is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Womble of Spring …

ANNIVERSARIES

Mr. and Mrs. Price celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

Donnie and Shirley Price of Middlesex celebrated their 60th anniversary with a reception at Wilson Country Club on April 15. The event was hosted by their children and their spouses, Larry and Cindy Price, Ronnie and Kathy Price, Wayne and Ellen …

Mr. and Mrs. Moore celebrate 55th wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Moore celebrated their 55th anniversary March 18 with a trip to Boone. Mr. Moore was a truck driver for Thurston Motor Lines in Wilson and Yellow Freight. Mrs. Moore was the installation and repair clerk for Carolina Telephone …

AT HOME

Fancy backyards: Hobbits, dragons, pirates, oh my!

Many a kid (and grown-up) has dreamed of having a magical playhouse. If you've got more cash than carpentry skills, there are creative entepreneurs who specialize in bringing those storybook flights of fancy alive with Hobbit holes, treehouses, …
FOOD

Roasted veggies the star of pasta dish

In the last few years, I’ve tried more and more recipes with roasted vegetables. I love the flavor of red peppers, zucchini, squash and onions after they have spent some quality time together in a hot oven! When I saw a recipe on Food …
EDUCATION
Barton students inducted in Alpha Chi honor society

Barton College’s North Carolina Gamma Chapter of Alpha Chi National College Honor Society recently welcomed nine new members into the fold during the spring 2017 induction ceremony. Students with a GPA of 3.5 or better in the top 10 percent …

School menus for Wilson, Nash and Johnston counties

Why I Teach: Mary Wooten

Family Life
Image of car in tree jogs man’s memory

Free SIMS — A memory burned in Bert Deans’ 4-year-old mind came to life nearly eight decades later in the pages of The Wilson Times. Deans opened the May 13 newspaper and immediately recognized a “Remember When?” photograph …

Free ‘Wonder woman’ retires from Navy

Surefire ways to ruin your finances fast

MIND AND BODY
Simple precautions can reduce your risk for sepsis

Cancer. Heart disease. Stroke. Everyone hears about these diseases all the time, and rightfully so, since they can lead to severe illness and even death. However, the one disorder a lot of people do not have much knowledge of is sepsis. Simply …

Vaccine may cut HPV infections in men

Homeless being trained to help the sick