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Plenty of fun planned for this year’s fair

You can take a spin on a carnival ride, try your luck at a midway game, take in a show and munch on all the kettle corn, candy apples and hot dogs you want at the Wilson County Fair this year. …

Wilson County Fair will open a day late

Because of the wet, muddy conditions left by Hurricane Florence, the opening of this week’s Wilson County Fair has been delayed a day. The fair will now open on Wednesday at 4 p.m. “We think …

Help a cause at Family Feud for Families

Family Feud for Families will raise money for Seeds of Hope Wilson, a local nonprofit organization that partners with Vick Elementary School to promote student achievement and wellbeing as well as …

Runs and Walks September 2018

Saturday, Sept. 8 Run 4 Recovery 5K 8 a.m. 600 E. Booker Dairy Road, Smithfield The third annual race is hosted by Celebrate Recovery at Temple and starts and ends at the recreation and …

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Live Music September 2018

friday, sept. 7 First Friday on the Lawn 6 to 9 p.m. Wilson County Public Library lawn 249 Nash St. The Conspiracy will be performing classic rock music. This is a family-friendly …

Filling out the Calendar

Monthly Planner September 2018

saturday, sept. 1 Limited Sportsman 7 p.m. County Line Raceway 6953 Stagecoach Road, Elm City Enjoy racing on a Saturday evening with 40 laps; grandstand gates open at 5 p.m. with race …