Sweet treat has a message

The “tomb” is empty after these rolls have baked. Tell the story of Easter while you prepare them with your family. Anna Batts Tyson | Special to the Times.
I hope to have some new recipes in a few weeks, but for now, enjoy this archived column from March 2013. I’ve made these rolls many times at Easter, including with the kids at children’s …

Mrs. Thomas Sellers Marrow Jr.


Rebecca Ann Pilkington of Wilson and Thomas Sellers Marrow Jr. of Oxford were married in a 6 p.m. ceremony on Dec. 31 at The Garden Terrace at Fearrington Village in Pittsboro. Hersey Forehand …


Caroline Margaret Dolman and Peter Todd Herlin of Austin, Texas, were married in a 4 p.m. ceremony on July 7 at Shepherd of the Hills Presbyterian Church in Austin. The Rev. Leon Bloder officiated at …


Farrell Leigh Wiggins and Dr. Daniel Matthew Lercher were united in marriage on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018, at half past five in the evening in the Gardens of Fearrington at Fearrington Village. The …




  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 …



  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 …


Mitch and Kim Hopkins of Elm City announce the engagement of their daughter, Blair Baker Hopkins, to Randall Coleman Childress of Wilson.


Mr. and Mrs. Cox married 55 years

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lee Cox celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary Sunday. They will celebrate on a mini vacation to Burlington hosted by their children and grandchildren. Mr. and Mrs. Cox were …

Mr. and Mrs. Carlos McCray

19th anniversary

Carlos and Cora McCray celebrated their 19th wedding anniversary May 28 ...

Mr. and Mrs. Jim O'Brien

O’Brien 60th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Jim O’Brien celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary April 7. They were married in the Chapel of First Christian Church in Robersonville, April 7, …


Policing is personal in Stantonsburg

Close to 900 people live in Stantonsburg, and chances are Police Chief Orlando Rosario Jr. knows most of them. “What I like about this particular department is that we are able to have that …
This delicious strawberry jam also features blueberries. Anna Batts Tyson | Special to the Times.

Strawberry jam is quick and easy

I hope to have some new recipes in a few weeks, but for now, enjoy this archived column from May 2014. This jam continues to be a favorite of my family’s. I make it several times each spring. If …
It takes a village to raise a chick

ELM CITY — When a severe thunderstorm swept into Wilson County Monday evening with high winds, lightning and pelting rains, the lights flickered. That was enough to send a chill down the spine …

School menus for Wilson, Nash and Johnston counties

14 employees join Wilson County Schools; 7 retire

School menus for Wilson, Nash and Johnston Counties

Family Life
Wilson Idol seeks 2018 contestants

Singers, dancers, musicians and entertainers have about 2 ½ months to sign up for the sixth annual Wilson Idol community talent show. Aug. 17 is the application deadline for Wilson Idol, which …

Travel stress-free by avoiding scams this summer

Lowest US birth rate in 3 decades could pose risk to economy

Take these steps to keep your feet healthy

April is National Foot Health Awareness Month and a time when the experts at the Wound Care Center suggest people take a moment to stand up for their feet. Right now, 6.7 million Americans are living …

Exercise could be key to decreasing cancer risk

Women’s Pavilion features new offerings for mothers, babies