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

Summer's bounty: Small garden plots produce big results

Elaine Saunders of Saratoga picks peppers in the backyard garden she has grown out of buckets.
Most folks with country roots know how imperative the family garden was to filling the dining room table with vittles at mealtime. Summer country gardens had corn, tomatoes, peas, butter beans, …
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ANNOUNCEMENTS
WEDDINGS

Mr. and Mrs. Alex Gray Ferrell

Ferrell-Webb

Lauren Victoria Webb of Stantonsburg and Alex Gray Ferrell of Black Creek were married in a 5 p.m. ceremony on April 27 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Aycock of Stantonsburg. Phil Baucom …

Homes-Harrell

Nissa Lucille Harrell and Cameron Daniel Homes, both of Wilson, were married in a 5:30 p.m. ceremony on May 18 at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church. The Rev. Marty Stebbins and Pastor Gail Skinner …

Matherly-Evans

Laura Cecilia Evans and Jeffrey William Matherly, both of Wilson, were married in a 6 p.m. ceremony on April 6 at SoCo Farm Food. Laney Margolis, humanist celebrant, officiated. The bride is the …

ENGAGEMENTS

Peacock-Willis

Natalie Tenney of Brookfield, Connecticut, announces the engagement of her daughter, Maureen Willis, of Nashville to Cooper Peacock III of Stantonsburg. Parents of the groom are Cooper Peacock …

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 …

ANNIVERSARIES
AT HOME
FOOD
We were so pleased with the final results of our afternoon of baking.

Yummy lesson in yeast breads

On a recent visit to the Wilson County Public Library, granddaughter Sora and I spent quite a bit of time looking at kids’ cookbooks. It was fun to flip through the pages, read the recipe names …
Family Life
Taste of the season: Farmers market fruits, veggies near peak

Randy Bailey reached across the table to hand Tom Jones a bag of fresh tomatoes in exchange for a few dollar bills. Bailey works the booth with Old Needmore Farms in Sims, one of the long-term …

Miniature marvels: Tiny critters call botanical gardens home

Summer nights are for baseball

MIND AND BODY
Take precautions during excessive heat

As the heat indices have climbed up to the triple digits this week, it’s important to keep heat safety top of mind this time of year in order to prevent heat-related illness. Prevention of …

Paint the Park Pink: Catching cancer before it hits home

Keep food safety in focus this summer