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

Fike pulls away from Wilson Christian, 7-2

For 40 minutes Tuesday night, the specter of an upset loomed over the opening of a 2018 Rotary Cup that will not declare a champion. Wilson Christian pulled in a late first-half equalizer to level …
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ANNOUNCEMENTS
WEDDINGS

Davis-Peterson

Lara Jordan Peterson of Wilson and Carson Elliott Davis of Wake Forest were married in a 4:30 p.m. ceremony Aug. 11 at Millbrook United Methodist Church of Raleigh. The Rev. Mike Frese and Dr. John …

Bissette-Farmer

Leah Christian Farmer of Wilson and Matthew Thomas Bissette of Bailey were married in a 2 p.m. ceremony June 16 at Howard Chapel at Barton College. Daimon Elliott officiated. The bride is the …

Etringer-Byrum

Jamie Renee Byrum of Wilson and John Walter Holt Etringer of West Point, New York were married in a 5:30 p.m. ceremony June 22 at The Barn at Cedar Hill in Salisbury. Randy Jessup officiated. The …

ENGAGEMENTS

Prince-Desjardins

Mr. and Mrs. Marc Desjardins of Carrollton, Texas, announce the engagement of their daughter, Alyssa Renee Desjardins, to William Clark Prince ...

Whitley-Newcomb

Rhonda Goggio of Bailey and Albert Lee Newcomb Jr. of Lucama announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Leigh Newcomb, of Elm City to Jesse Carlton Whitley of Elm City. The groom is the …

Etringer-Byrum

Michele and Doug Inscoe of Wilson and Lane and Jan Byrum of Indian Trail announce the engagement of their daughter, Jamie Renee Byrum of Durham, to …

ANNIVERSARIES

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 …

19th anniversary

Carlos and Cora McCray celebrated their 19th wedding anniversary May 28 ...

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, …

AT HOME

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 …
FOOD

Apple butter magic from slow cooker

I’ve been longing for blueberry pancakes and apple butter since the spring, when my husband and I took a trip to the beach. We had breakfast at a favorite local spot in Morehead City, The Banks …
EDUCATION
Wilson County Schools hires 10 teachers; 24 resign

Each month, the Wilson County Board of Education releases its personnel list showing employees who have been hired, retired, or resigned from the system in the previous month. The Wilson Times …

Beddingfield award winners

Fike awards

3 principals resign, 4 teachers retire from Wilson County Schools

WCC Honors Lists

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

MIND AND BODY
Lung cancer screening exam can save many lives

There are currently more than 100 million Americans who have smoked in their lifetime and are at high risk for the development of lung cancer. Until the 21st century, no reliable medical test was …

Help ensure a smooth back-to-school transition

Seeking help for depression shows strength, not weakness