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

Use your time to bake some bread

This gorgeous loaf of bread is good for the spirt and the belly.
I don’t make yeast bread as often as I’d like. I’m not sure why. I have so many yeast bread recipes that my family and I enjoy. But I seldom take the time to mix and knead the dough and let it …
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ANNOUNCEMENTS
WEDDINGS

Mrs. Houston

Houston-Morgan

Courtney Brooke Morgan and Davis Scout Houston, both of Joshua Tree, California, were married in a 5 p.m. ceremony on Aug. 31 at Valley of the Falls at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Earle Fincher …

Mrs. Casey

Casey-Garrett

Caroline Victoria Garrett of Raleigh and James Thomas “JT” Casey III of Greenville were joined in marriage on July 27, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. on a bluff overlooking the Neuse River in New Bern. The …

Mrs. McDuffie

McDuffie-Norfleet

Bailey Brooke Norfleet of Elm City and Evan Michael McDuffie of Wilson were married in a 5:30 p.m. ceremony on Sept. 14 at Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church of Wilson. The Rev. Woody Parrish …

ENGAGEMENTS

Henry-Fulford

Ted Addison Fulford and Suzette Mitchell Fulford of Wilson announce the engagement of their daughter, McKenzie Rae Fulford, of Morehead City to Parker Douglas Henry of Atlantic Beach.  The …

Barnes-Tabron

Barnes-Tabron

Alfreda and Nathaniel Poole of Wilson and Timothy Tabron of Spring Hope announce the engagement of their daughter, Tonique Tabron, to Randy DeWayne Barnes, both of Wilson.  The bride is the …

Petersen-Daw

Free Ellis and Renee Daw of Middlesex announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Elizabeth Daw, of Middlesex to Connor McCormack Petersen of Holly Springs. The bride is the granddaughter of …

BIRTHDAYS

Alice Bray Langford holds great-great-granddaughter Ellie Grist.

105th birthday

Alice Bray Langford of Richmond, Virginia, celebrated her 105th birthday with family. She was born on Nov. 19, 1914, in Greenville, South Carolina. Langford went to school in Georgia, South …

ANNIVERSARIES
EDUCATION
Incoming kindergarten student A'zaria Durham, left, thinks her way through to the answer to a question posed by teacher Darnell Nelms on kindergarten signup day Thursday at Gardners Elementary School.

Students enroll in kindergarten

A’zaria Durham paused as teacher Darnell Nelms assessed the 5-year-old’s abilities in reading, counting, colors and dexterity. “Is that the Mona Lisa?” the child asked, pointing to …

School menus for Wilson, Nash and Johnston counties

monday Breakfast: Cinni minis, fruit juice and peach cup. Lunch: Pepperoni pizza or chicken fillet sandwich, baked beans, coleslaw and pineapple. Tuesday Breakfast: Pancake on a stick, …

Spelling bee finalists named

Wilson Times Editor Corey Friedman, left, congratulates finalists in Tuesday's Wilson County Spelling Bee. They include, from left, Jasmine Bagley, first place; Adaa Aggarwal, third place; Landan …
Food
A slice of apple cinnamon bread was a good treat at my new home office last week.

Comfort baking? Give this recipe a try

I always bake when a hurricane is brewing or a snowstorm is predicted. I bake when someone’s sick and needs some comfort. I bake when I need comfort. So, I’ve been baking the last week or so. …
Volunteers Chris Johnson, left, and David Applewhite, chop up pork for the evening meal at The SPOT Tuesday afternoon.

Pigs donated, cooked and served at The SPOT

The call for help went out from The SPOT; and community members answered it immediately. Custom Quality Packers of Sims donated 350 pounds of meat, the Wilson Police Department rolled out a half …
MIND AND BODY
Mark Holyoak

Supporting efforts to keep community healthy

Our community — along with communities around the world — is navigating unprecedented challenges as the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread. The cycle of our lives and neighborhoods …
FAMILY LIFE
Kensley and Zachary Hill created a chalk masterpiece.

Learning, being creative at home

Even though local kids are out of school, they are still getting lessons at home and finding ways to express themselves.
WHO'S GIVING?
Foundation auxiliary supports swim program
Sheila Wiggins, left, of the Healthcare Foundation of Wilson Auxiliary presents a $2,000 donation to Kathie Davis, executive director … Read More
Foundation auxiliary supports Wesley Shelter
Lynne White, left, executive director of the Wesley Shelter, receives a $7,800 donation from Sheila Wiggins of the Healthcare … Read More
Truist sponsors The Brittany
David Wilson, left, a member of the Brittany T. Willis Memorial Soccer Showcase board, accepts a $1,000 donation from Wes Berry, … Read More