Community briefs: NAACP to meet Thursday

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NAACP to meet Thursday

The Wilson branch of the NAACP will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6 at Jackson Chapel Church, 571 E. Nash St.

Museum to mark 50th anniversary

BAILEY — The Country Doctor Museum, 7089 Peele Road, will hold a 50th anniversary party commemorating its dedication and opening from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8. The event features free tours of the museum, live music and cupcakes while they last. For more information, call 252-235-4165 or visit the museum’s Facebook page.

Author talk, book-signing planned

ROCKY MOUNT — Sanda Baucom Hight, contributing columnist for The Wilson Times, will discuss her new book, “Charms of Home, School and Country Life,” at the Braswell Memorial Library’s computer lab, 727 N. Grace St., from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8.

The event is free and open to the public and no registration is required. For more information, email srbhight8@gmail.com.

Duck-Rabbit holding craft beer release party

FARMVILLE — The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery, 4519 W. Pine St., will host a party to celebrate the release of the 2018 Duck-Rabbit Baltic porter from 3-7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8.

This party on the brewery grounds is open to the public with no cover charge. The dark beer specialist will serve an assortment of beers from the taproom, while Mari’s Hella Fat Food Truck will serve food and music will be provided by William Seymour. During the party, brewery staff will offer tours of the plant. For more information, call Paul Philippon at 252-753-7745.

Christmas scholarship ball slated Dec. 22

The Williamson-Springfield Alumni Association’s annual scholarship ball, Christmas with the Wildcats, will be held at 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22 at Wedgewood Country Club on Stantonsburg Road. Admission $15 in advance or $20 at the door. The dress is semi-formal.

For more information, call Jack Kirby at 252-289-5650, Brenda White at 252-315-4016, John Coley at 252-237-5774 or Wayne Perry at 252-230-8419.

Sharpsburg board reschedules meeting

SHARPSBURG — The Sharpsburg Board of Commissioners has canceled its meeting originally scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 4. The board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, at Town Hall, 110 W. Railroad St.

— From staff reports