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

Good eatin’: It’s not ‘rocket science’ at lunchtime in Elm City

You won’t find a Big Mac or a bucket of the colonel’s chicken around Elm City. But that doesn’t mean folks go unfed. Coming in from the south on Elm City Road, the city sign welcomes …
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ANNOUNCEMENTS
WEDDINGS

Williford-Blackman

Morgan Blair Blackman and Griffin Hayes Williford, both of Wilson, were married June 9 in a 6 p.m. ceremony at the Williford Farm in Black Creek. The Rev. Curtis Campbell and the Rev. William …

LaHay-Lee

Rebekah Viser Lee of Bailey and Luke William LaHay of Elm City were married April 28 in a 5 p.m. ceremony at First United Methodist Church in Wilson. The Rev. William A. Raynor and the Rev. James M. …

Howell-Wetherington

Deanna Nicole Wetherington and Spencer Alden Howell, both of Del Haven, New Jersey, were married in a 5 p.m. ceremony April 7 at Portofino in Clayton. The Rev. Curtis Campbell 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

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, …

Jones anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Jones celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary April 2.  Mr. Jones is retired from the N.C. Highway Patrol and is now employed with joint forces headquarters, Army …

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

Give Dad some new grilling recipes

Have you bought a gift for your dad yet for Father’s Day? If dad’s a griller, why not get him a cookbook filled with new recipes for the grill? Then he can wow the family with such specialties …
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

CCS Honor Roll

Graduating seniors visit Hearne Elementary

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
Wilson Medical Center patients benefit from Duke Cancer Network

Earlier this year we proudly welcomed the Duke Cancer Network to our community. Many of our lives are touched by cancer, and about 1.7 million new cancer cases are expected to be diagnosed in the …

Men can improve health through exercise, safely

Explore solutions for chronic wounds June 4-8