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

Keep pets and candy separated on Halloween

NEW YORK — It's a trick-or-treating tradition: Dump the night's candy haul onto the living room floor to pick out the gems, or do some horse trading with siblings or friends. The excitement …
ANNOUNCEMENTS
WEDDINGS

Adams-Cale

Amanda Brooke Cale and William Raymond Adams, both of Wilson, were married in a 3 p.m. ceremony Sept. 17, 2016, at Farmington Heights Church. The Rev. Scott Sauls officiated. The bride is the daughter of Blake and Peggy Cale of Wilson. She is the …

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. …

ENGAGEMENTS

Via-Craig

Stephen Robert Craig and Virginia Anne Craig of Raleigh announce the engagement of their daughter, Haley Marie Craig, to David Scott Via, both of Norfolk, Virginia.  She is the granddaughter …

Gunnin-Gay

Greg and Jamie Gay of Elm City announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Nichole Gay, to Jason Patrick Gunnin, both of Elm City.  She is the granddaughter of Charlene Owens of Elm City …

Hinton-Worrall

Jason and Sharon Worrell of Bailey announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Nicole Worrell, to Robert Hoyt Hinton of Momeyer. She is the granddaughter of Rebecca Langley Phillips of Wilson …

Slaughter-Gay

Free Greg and Jamie Gay of Elm City announce the engagement of their daughter, Hannah Marie Gay, to William Harvey Peele Slaughter of Wilson. The bride is the granddaughter of Charlene Owens and the late …

ANNIVERSARIES

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 …

Mr. and Mrs. Cox celebrate 64th wedding anniversary

Free Roosevelt and Robena Cox celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary on July 22 with a part at Feel Free Church. Hosts for the event were the couple's sons and daughter, close family and friends and …

Mr. and Mrs. Atkinson celebrate 50th anniversary

Ed and Bessie Atkinson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner at Thorne’s Chapel Family Life Center in Rocky Mount on July 8. Hosts were the couple’s daughters, Angela Atkinson, Teresa McNeil and Tammie Atkinson, as …

AT HOME

What haunted houses tell us about our past

NEW YORK — Haunted houses tell us a lot of stories. But those stories are not just about ghosts. Colin Dickey , the author of “Ghostland: An American History in Haunted Places,” went around …
FOOD

Surprise ingredient in this tasty pasta

I try not to keep secrets from my husband, but I kept him in the dark on purpose last week. Why? I wanted him to judge Thursday night’s supper without knowing the ingredients of the main …
EDUCATION
Kids learn how to be safe in a fire

Firefighter Benjamin Huston wants children to remember that you can never trust fire. Huston, who is the life safety educator for Wilson Fire/Rescue Services, makes that point over and over to …

Why I Teach: ‘I am a product of Wilson County Schools’

Students study space, sprouts

Science kits donated

Why I Teach: Michelle Bass

Gathered to pray

Vick principal excited to see growth at school

School menus for Wilson and Nash counties