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Local live music makes its return: ‘Trying to shake the rust off’

Rob Alford, left, and Quintin Hedgepeth perform on the patio at Pup's last month.
The sun was sinking below the horizon as musician Rob Alford started his first set on the patio at Pup’s Steakhouse in Wilson on a beautiful Friday night in mid-June. Alford, with an acoustic …

Community arts initiative helps council

Artist Maureen O'Neill donated this painting for HeARTworks.
During the COVID-19 crisis, the Arts Council of Wilson has been hard hit by the inability to interact with the public face to face and fulfill its missing to present quality arts programming — …
Gobble Wobble runners have the option to have their virtual registration transferred to a physical registration if the event, held at the Greater Wilson Rotary Park, turns out to be possible.

Local runs offer virtual option

Two popular runs in Wilson have virtual options this year. You can sign up now for virtual 5K 10K fundraisers. LIVE LIFE IN COLOR RC3, Recovery Concepts Community Center (non-profit), is a …
Elizabeth Wright, Anna Breen and Brynn Bissette have fun at an Imagination Station summer camp.

Kids will learn, have fun at camps

Imagination Station is offering day camps this summer. There is a limit of 10 campers weekly to maintain social distancing. Camps are divided into two age groups: K-2 and 3-5 for small group …
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Live music for July 2020

FRIDAY, JULY 3 Steven Stewart 8 p.m. Pup’s Steakhouse 2801-3D Ward Blvd. Hear the local acoustic musician on the patio. He plays a wide range of classic rock, old-style country and …

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Montly planner for July 2020

Friday-Saturday, July 2-3 'Vulnerable' 1-4 p.m. The Eyes on Main Street gallery is located at 128 Goldsboro St. See mixed-media collages and book arts works by artist and Barton …