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School to hold classic car show
Community Christian School, 5160 Packhouse Road, will hold its second annual classic car and truck show from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 13. In addition to the car show, there will be food, vendors, a DJ, games and a silent auction.
Business plans anniversary celebration
Trucking company Mangum’s will mark 50 years in business during an anniversary celebration planned from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, April 13 at the Wilson County Fairgrounds, 2331 U.S. 301 S., with music by the Band of Oz.
Church to hold Easter egg hunt
SARATOGA — Saratoga Original Free Will Baptist Church will have an Easter egg hunt from 4-6 p.m. Sunday, April 14 with free food and games at Saratoga Park located on Taylor Street. In the event of rain, the event will be held in the church’s gym at, 6801 N.C. 222 E. in Saratoga (Stantonsburg address). For more information, call Amanda Ross at 252-245-0558.
Free shaved ice offered on tax day
BAILEY — To make the federal income tax return filing deadline less stressful, Kona Ice has dubbed Monday, April 15 “National Chill-Out Day” and will hand out free shaved ice from 2-4 p.m. at Piggly Wiggly, 12536 Sanford St. Kona Ice trucks throughout the region will be participating. Visit www.kona-ice.com/chill-out-day for hours and locations.
Conservative men’s breakfast planned
A conservative men’s breakfast will be held at 6:45 a.m. Wednesday, April 17 at Tabernacle Baptist Church, 1815 Airport Blvd. W. The cost is $10. For more information or to RSVP, contact Mick Rankin at 757-589-4521 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Attendees can also RSVP through the Wilson County Republican Party Facebook events page at www.facebook.com/WilsonCountyRepublicanParty/.
Scholarship applications due Wednesday
Applications for the Charles H. Darden Alumni Scholarship have been distributed to Fike, Hunt and Beddingfield high schools and the Wilson Early College Academy and are due on April 16.
Students who wish to apply can also pick up applications at the Darden Alumni Center, 1600 Lipscomb Road. For more information, call the center at 252-243-9136 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Police to hold shred-a-thon
The Wilson Police Department will host a super shred-a-thon for personal financial records from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27 at Wilson Mall in the parking lot beside the old Kroger store. The event is free for individuals and families but is not open to businesses. Police will shred sensitive documents such as bank stubs, credit card offers, receipts and outdated tax documents.
Organizers will also collect nonperishable food for the Wilson Police Department’s Beyond the Badge food pantry. The shred-a-thon and food drive will be held rain or shine.