Seniors explore Wilson job opportunities

Eric Emde, a recruiter with Watson Electrical, right, speaks with seniors about employment opportunities during the Senior Job Fair at Fike High School this week.
For Perla Villarreal-Zapata, a Hunt High School senior, the Senior Job Fair organized by the Wilson Education Partnership was a chance to find an interesting career. More than 100 students had the …

Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Tyson


Anna Boykin Batts of Wilson and Daniel Christopher Tyson of Ayden were united in marriage April 6 in a 4 p.m. ceremony at Marsh Swamp Free Will Baptist Church in the Rock Ridge community. The Rev. …


Emily Brook Nguyen of Rock Ridge and Matthew Brandon Proctor of Wilson were united in marriage April 6 in a 5 p.m. ceremony at The Howard House in Dunn. The Rev. Tony Moore officiated. The bride …

Mrs. Thomas Sellers Marrow Jr.


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 …




  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 …



  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 …


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


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 ...


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 …
My family loves this icy, fruity punch for special occasions. Lisa Boykin Batts | Times

Family loves this fruity golden punch

My daughter got married last month, and my cousin’s daughter is getting married in June. That means we’ve had a nice spell of fun showers and parties. We have some traditional favorites that …
Schools announce teacher, principle of year finalists

The winners of this year’s teacher and principal of the year awards will be announced at a special dinner event from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Jones Elementary School. Finalists for the 2019-20 Wilson …

School menus for Wilson, Nash and Johnston Counties

Teachers thanked with treats, goodwill

School Menus for Wilson, Nash and Johnston Counties

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

Try natural methods to repel pesky mosquitoes

If you are like me, spring and summer are my favorite times of the year. You can enjoy time outside — cooking out or listening to nature. Unfortunately, this time of year also comes with those …

Making preparations for May 17 Relay for Life

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