Community Briefs: Census taker applications accepted

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Census taker applications accepted

Applications for census takers will be accepted at the Wilson County Public Library from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4-7 p.m. Monday, March 2. Census takers will be paid $15 per hour and receive flexible hours, weekly pay and paid training. Applications will also be accepted at the library at the same times on March 9, 16, 23 and 30.

To learn about becoming a census-taker and submit an initial application online, visit www.2020census.gov/jobs. For more information, call 1-855-JOB-2020.

Agribusiness committee to meet

The Wilson AgriBusiness Committee will meet at noon on Wednesday, March 4, at Parker’s Barbecue. Javan Harrell and Bryson Ingram of Wilson County 4-H will discuss their livestock project in preparation for the Wilson County Livestock Show and Sale planned March 25-26 at the Wilson County Fairgrounds.

Sharpsburg board plans meeting, retreat

SHARPSBURG — The Sharpsburg Board of Commissioners has rescheduled its regular meeting for 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, at Town Hall, 110 W. Railroad St.

The town board will also hold a retreat meeting from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, at the Golden Leaf Retreat Center, 301 N. Winstead Ave. in Rocky Mount. Commissioners will set goals for the 2020-21 fiscal year. Both meetings are open to the public.

Public safety career fair scheduled

ROCKY MOUNT — The N.C. Department of Public Safety will hold a career fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, at N.C. Wesleyan College’s Dunn Center, 3400 N. Wesleyan Blvd. Community members can speak with representatives from numerous agencies about current employment opportunities and the application process. For more information, email recruiters@ncdps.gov.

Prom dress donations sought

Community Service and Outreach is seeking donations of prom dresses, shoes, accessories and beauty and nail salon services. Clothing, shoes and accessories can be dropped off until April 15 at Cultivating Change II, 1502 Nash St., Suite C, behind Dick’s Hot Dog Stand. For more information, call D.S. Epps at 984-377-7829.

COMMUNITY BRIEFS are published on Tuesdays and Fridays as a public service of The Wilson Times. Email submissions to Lori Parrish at lori@wilsontimes.com.