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

What's in your lunchbox?

There are so many options for packing your children's lunches.
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 …
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ANNOUNCEMENTS
WEDDINGS

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 …

Homes-Harrell

Nissa Lucille Harrell and Cameron Daniel Homes, both of Wilson, were married in a 5:30 p.m. ceremony on May 18 at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church. The Rev. Marty Stebbins and Pastor Gail Skinner …

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
My family's new favorite barbecue sauce is delicious on slow cooker ribs.

It’s all about the barbecue sauce

  For years — decades actually — my family and I used the same barbecue sauce. It’s a simple recipe that a neighbor shared with my mama when I was a teenager. It only …
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
Keep kids safe on the road this school year

As we near the end of summer and the beginning of a new school year, two things come to mind: child pedestrian safety and seat belt safety. We all need to be more aware about these safety …

Take steps to prevent head and neck cancers

Mission: ‘Making Communities Healthier’