2008-01-14

Sustainable fashions offering farmers a hip new market

By Garance Burke

Associated Press Writer

SAN FRANCISCO — In a workshop in the city’s Mission District, Ally Beran’s team of fashion designers is sprawled out over buttons and spools of thread, hoping to stem global …

Add some excitement to winter garden

Cyndi Lauderdale

Extension Service

Here in Wilson, we are fortunate to have a wide variety of plants that remain evergreen all winter. But still the winter garden may be a bit ho-hum, so here are a few suggestions to keep the …

Browns celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Henry and Elaine Brown celebrated their 50th anniversary Dec. 20.

The couple was honored at a party at Parker’s Barbecue. Hosts were the couple’s daughters and son: Amy Johnson and husband, Don; Donna Boseman and husband, Johnny; and …

Mr., Mrs. Rodri celebrate 50 years

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph C. Rodri Sr. celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Dec. 14.

The couple’s daughter, Eileen R. Watkins, and their son and daughter-in-law, J. Christy and Buffie Rodri, hosted a celebration dinner and dance at the …

McBryde-Eldredge

Brandy Leah Eldredge of Raleigh is the daughter of Richard and Kathy Eldredge of Wilson who announce her engagement to James Andrew McBryde of Raleigh, son of Terry and Giuliana McBryde of Fayetteville. The bride is the granddaughter of Mary Louise …

Clapsadl-Whitley

RALEIGH — Elizabeth Mae Whitley of Raleigh and David Paul Clapsadl of Rocky Mount exchanged wedding vows Dec. 22 at Bay Leaf Baptist Church. The Rev. Andy Madsen officiated at the 6 p.m. ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Donna …

Bellamy-Sassman

ROCKY MOUNT — Meiling Wang Sassman and Graham Spencer Bellamy, both of Nashville, exchanged wedding vows Nov. 17 at Northside Community Church. Mark Pridgen officiated at the 5 p.m. ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Taiying …

School probe finds few problems

If you’re keeping score, Wilson County Schools is way ahead of its critics. You might call it 1-0 or 6-1, but a state investigation into allegations of violations of law and procedure in the education of handicapped or disabled students found no …

Monday’s Obituaries

Selma Faye G. Boone

Jan. 18, 1931 — Jan. 12, 2008

Selma Faye Godwin Boone, 76, of Wilson, died Saturday. Funeral services will be held 7 p.m. today at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, conducted by the …