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

Book club enriches summer for Elm City Middle students, teachers

Elm City Middle School Summer Book Club members meet Aug. 13 at Starbucks in Wilson to discuss their latest book.
Elm City Summer Book Club members sipped peppermint mochas, iced caramel macchiatos and mango dragonfruit as discussion over their latest novel got into the weeds about plot twists, character …
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ANNOUNCEMENTS
WEDDINGS

Mr. and Mrs. Britt

Britt-Craft

Katelyn Paige Craft and James Haywood Britt Jr., both of Wilson, were married in a 2 p.m. ceremony on April 27 at Saratoga Original Free Will Baptist Church. The Rev. Greg Barnes officiated. The …

Jones-Egodo

Sherry Lucas Egodo and Tony Jones were married July 5. The bride is the daughter of John and Sondra Lucas of Wilson and the granddaughter of the late Marie C. Lucas of Wilson. Parents of the …

Mr. and Mrs. Alex Gray Ferrell

Ferrell-Webb

Lauren Victoria Webb of Stantonsburg and Alex Gray Ferrell of Black Creek were married in a 5 p.m. ceremony on April 27 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Aycock of Stantonsburg. Phil Baucom …

ENGAGEMENTS

Peacock-Willis

Natalie Tenney of Brookfield, Connecticut, announces the engagement of her daughter, Maureen Willis, of Nashville to Cooper Peacock III of Stantonsburg. Parents of the groom are Cooper Peacock …

Thorne-Wilder

Thorne-Wilder

  Ronnie and Cheryl Lamm of the Sandy Cross community announce the engagement of their daughter, Donna Lamm Wilder, to Kevin Brian Thorne, both of Middlesex.  Parents of the groom are …

Wiggs-Hitchcock

Wiggs-Hitchcock

  Mike and Kathy Hitchcock of Clemmons announce the engagement of their daughter, Lydia Hitchcock, to Thorne Wiggs, both of Greenville. The bride is the granddaughter of Mary Glascock of …

ANNIVERSARIES
AT HOME
FOOD
There are so many options for packing your children's lunches.

What's in your lunchbox?

Looking back today to a column that was first published in 2010. A lot of sandwiches will be packed up next week and sent to school alongside a bag of chips and a cookie or two. If you have …
EDUCATION
School menus for Wilson, Nash and Johnston counties

Wilson County Monday Breakfast: Sausage biscuit, fruit juice and applesauce cup. Lunch: Hot dog with chili or macaroni and cheese with roll, potato smiles, coleslaw, …

Sister schools share cultural convergence

Hunt seniors receive honors

Fike seniors receive awards

Family Life
Summer camps gave kids diverse escapes

Whether it was playing tennis, basketball or soccer, dancing, singing or acting — or just plain splashing around in the water — Wilson youth had plenty of opportunities to spend their summer …

Down at the dam: Reservoir spillway a popular fishing hole

Stage life: Young campers produce ‘Sleeping Beauty Kids’

MIND AND BODY
Healthy habits to ensure a successful school year

When the days get shorter, it’s a good sign that another school year is just around the corner. As you begin to tackle your back-to-school to-do lists, we’ve got a few tips to help ensure that …

Keep kids safe on the road this school year

Take steps to prevent head and neck cancers