This delicious cake is so easy to make with an angel food cake mix and fresh strawberries. Anna Batts Tyson  | Special to the Times

Try this easy strawberry cake

Try this easy strawberry cake Dessert starts with angel food cake mix I hope to get back to new recipes soon. But this week, I’m sharing a recipe from May 2012. I’ve been enjoying local …


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 …


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 …




  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 ...

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, …


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 …
The “tomb” is empty after these rolls have baked. Tell the story of Easter while you prepare them with your family. Anna Batts Tyson | Special to the Times.

Sweet treat has a message

I hope to have some new recipes in a few weeks, but for now, enjoy this archived column from March 2013. I’ve made these rolls many times at Easter, including with the kids at children’s …
Gardners observes Earth Day every day

Gardners Elementary School second-grader Kamiyah Lofton scrunched her nose as she looked through a magnifying glass at a spoonful of earthworms. Some of her classmates said the ball of squirmy …

Field day puts kids in the outdoors

It takes a village to raise a chick

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

Understanding diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder

  Did you know that approximately 1 in 59 children is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder? Since April is National Autism Awareness Month, I would like to use this column to hopefully …

Understanding diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder

Take these steps to keep your feet healthy