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LIFESTYLES

Same-day readings lessen mammogram stress

The wait for mammogram results can be as stressful as the test itself for some women. To alleviate some of the worry, Wilson Medical Center’s Outpatient Imaging Center is offering same-day test results for mammograms. “We want to make …
ANNOUNCEMENTS
WEDDINGS

Wedding has a royal touch

ENGLEFIELD, England — Two likely future British kings were there, along with one of the world's most photographed women, the often-adorable Prince Harry, a multilingual tennis legend and a brash TV reality star. But all eyes were on Pippa …

Stancil-Lucas

Allison Christi Lucas of Elm City and Matthew Gregory Stancil of Kenly were married Feb. 18 in a 4 p.m. ceremony at The Farm in Selma. Greg Stancil officiated. The bride is the daughter of Christi Lucas of Wilson and the late Albert Lucas III. …

Glover-Godwin

Amber Bunn Godwin of Wilson and Bryant Nelms Glover of Elm City were married in a 3 p.m. ceremony on Oct. 8 at The Dean Plantation in Zebulon. Steven Gay officiated. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Godwin of Wilson. She is the …

ENGAGEMENTS

LaRoque-Hackney

Willis “Doug” and Sherry Hackney of Wilson announce the engagement of their daughter, Suzanne Gibson Hackney, of Greenville to Eric Turner LaRoque of Morehead City. The groom is the son of Mark and Roseann LaRoque of Morehead City. …

Peede-Johnson

Donald and Amy Johnson of Wilson announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Elizabeth Johnson, to Joshua Eric Peede, son of Ronnie and Andrea Peede of Rocky Mount. The bride is the granddaughter of Dorothy Johnson of Wilson and the late …

Whitley-Parker

Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Parker of Spring Hope announce the engagement of their daughter, Victoria Rose Parker, to Tyler Clay Whitley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Whitley of Bailey. The bride is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Womble of Spring …

ANNIVERSARIES

50th anniversary

Ronnie and Cathy Skinner celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 2. They were married June 2, 1967.

Mr. and Mrs. Price celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

Donnie and Shirley Price of Middlesex celebrated their 60th anniversary with a reception at Wilson Country Club on April 15. The event was hosted by their children and their spouses, Larry and Cindy Price, Ronnie and Kathy Price, Wayne and Ellen …

Mr. and Mrs. Moore celebrate 55th wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Moore celebrated their 55th anniversary March 18 with a trip to Boone. Mr. Moore was a truck driver for Thurston Motor Lines in Wilson and Yellow Freight. Mrs. Moore was the installation and repair clerk for Carolina Telephone …

AT HOME

Unusual plant sale's a draw for Nova Scotia town

ANNAPOLIS ROYAL, Nova Scotia — They're lined up three deep after lunch, eagerly awaiting the 1 o'clock opening. A bright yellow rope barrier holds everyone back. An outdoor concert? Black Friday at Walmart? No — these folks are at the …
FOOD

Summertime cooking easy with this pizza

When it’s hot outside, l look for shortcuts in the kitchen that keep me from making the house even hotter. I’m sure you do the same. A few week ago, I made barbecue chicken pizzas for Reggie and me, using chicken leftover from a …
EDUCATION
Barton College announces graduates

Two hundred and seventy-seven Barton College undergraduate seniors and graduate students received diplomas on May 14 during the school’s 115th annual commencement exercises. Participating in the ceremony were Barton students who completed …

Community Christian School releases honor roll

Horner receives MC Spirit Scholarship

Family Life
Firefighters preserve country doctor’s legacy

The Rock Ridge Fire Department held an open house with an estimated 200 people in attendance May 7. A historical marker was unveiled for the actress Ava Gardner. It was very nice. Gov. Jim Hunt and brother and sister Dewey Baine and Mary Sheffield …

Modern family: More courts allowing 3 parents of 1 child

Free WWII-era Wilsonians relied on laundry delivery service

MIND AND BODY
Tips for summer safety for those with diabetes

Summer is in full swing here in Wilson, bringing with it the heat and humidity we enjoy each year! I guess that is the price we pay for being able to watch our crops, gardens and flowers bloom and grow. Summer is also a time to enjoy holiday …

Can Amazon persuade people to buy food online?

Enjoy summer sun, but shield yourself against skin cancer