Kate gives birth to boy, home by suppertime

LONDON — Third time’s a charm. The Duchess of Cambridge gave birth Monday morning to a new prince who is fifth in line to the British throne — and she was home by suppertime. The duchess and …

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 …


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 …


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 …



Brian and Amy Brame of Wilson announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittney Nicole Brame, of Wilson to 1st Lt. Anthony Eugene Gentile of Columbia, South Carolina. She is the granddaughter of …


Marion Langley Goff of Wilson announces the engagement of his daughter, Megan Langley Goff, to Jacob Earl Smith. She is the granddaughter of K. Marion Goff and Marie Goff of Wilson. Parents of …


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 …

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 …


Exhibit focuses on homes that adapt and change with us

Most housing is designed for nuclear families, but most U.S. households don’t meet that description. That’s why flexible floor plans — and innovations including moveable walls, smart …

Cookbook delivers on fast and fresh

My husband and I enjoy eating at home after a day at work. I try to plan ahead so I can get our supper started when I get home and we can eat together and talk about our day. Then it’s time to …
Field day for flora and fauna

Kimora Anthony likes to be outside in nature. Kimora, a 9-year-old from Vick Elementary School, was one of the more than 260 fourth-graders who attended the Environmental Field Day at the Batts …

School menus for Wilson, Nash and Johnston counties

Engineers offer window into workplace

Circle K raising funds for Fike and Toisnot schools

Family Life
Free-range parenting laws let kids roam

SALT LAKE CITY — After Utah passed the country’s first law legalizing so-called free-range parenting, groups in states from New York to Texas are pushing for similar steps to bolster the idea …

Advocates: School gun clubs teach discipline

Secondhand store a blessing to many

Foreign adoptions drop here by 12 percent

Shield your skin from sun damage this spring and summer

Warmer weather is finally upon us and if you are like me, this is a very welcome sight given the winter we have endured here and throughout the country. As the calendar moves toward the warmer …

Marijuana-based drug gets positive review from US agency

Pre-diabetes screening can improve health outcomes