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

Students, staff happy with new cafeteria

The walls of the new cafeteria at Sallie B. Howard School for the Arts and Education is a rainbow of inspiration. A ballerina performs an arabesque in a purple silhouette, a scientist adjusts a …
ANNOUNCEMENTS
WEDDINGS

Brides look beyond matchy-matchy bridesmaids

NEW YORK — Alison Kelly felt she had enough on her plate dealing with her own wedding gown and all the details of her mountain getaway nuptials without micromanaging how her bridal party would …

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 …

Arnette-Lancaster

Julia Elizabeth Lancaster and Michael Vernon Arnette, both of Wilson County, were married in a 5 p.m. ceremony on Oct. 14 at the home of the bride’s parents. The Rev. Bobby Fletcher …

ENGAGEMENTS

Webb-Carey

Free Christopher and Michelle Bottoms of Wilson announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittni Ranae Carey, to Joshua David Webb of Wilson. She is the granddaughter of Charles and Mary-Alice …

Via-Craig

Stephen Robert Craig and Virginia Anne Craig of Raleigh announce the engagement of their daughter, Haley Marie Craig, to David Scott Via, both of Norfolk, Virginia.  She is the granddaughter …

Gunnin-Gay

Greg and Jamie Gay of Elm City announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Nichole Gay, to Jason Patrick Gunnin, both of Elm City.  She is the granddaughter of Charlene Owens of Elm City and the late James Owens and the late Bill and …

ANNIVERSARIES

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 …

Mr. and Mrs. Evans celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Harvey and Janice Evans of Lucama celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017. A celebration in their honor was held at Pup’s Steakhouse in Wilson. Mrs. Evans is the …

Mr. and Mrs. Cox celebrate 64th wedding anniversary

Free Roosevelt and Robena Cox celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary on July 22 with a part at Feel Free Church. Hosts for the event were the couple's sons and daughter, close family and friends and …

AT HOME

Using trendy ‘Ultra Violet’ hue in decor

When the Pantone Color Institute recently announced its color of the year for 2018, the vibrant “Ultra Violet,” it might have seemed a natural fit for fashion and cosmetics. “Ultra Violet is …
FOOD

Leftovers make tasty spinach and feta burgers

Leftovers! Some folks love them, others happily scrape them into the trash. Me, I’m on the love team. Leftovers speak to me. I’d always rather start a meal with a fridge full of tasty bits of …