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Biking is back! : ‘I’ve never seen anything like it’

Cooper Thompson, 8, looks back toward his brother Dylan, 15, during a recent outing on their bicycles. Their parents bought bicycles for them at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic which is when Cooper learned how to ride.
Don Boswell says he can’t even put into words how the bicycle world has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Boswell, owner of Don’s Bicycle Sales & Service, opened the Wilson store in …

Blooming with possibility: Wilson Botanical Gardens continue to educate

Hardy water lilies in the Pondside Garden not only provide beauty but shade the water for the goldfish living there.
Wilson Botanical Gardens closed for three months during the beginning of the COVID-19. Between Phase 1 of the stay-at-home order and Phase 2, the Master Gardeners came back to the gardens to work on …
Daisy Tyson has won numerous dance awards in recent months.

Wilson dancers shine during shutdown : ‘Making a name for our city’

In 1976, the Bee Gees released a song titled, “You Should Be Dancing.” Although way too young to remember that song, Mikayla Grimes and Daisy Tyson, both students at Hunter’s Dance Studio in …
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Hear Josh Ford at Pup's Steakhouse on Aug. 7.

Live music for August 2020

Saturday, Aug. 1 Bad Habit 7-10 p.m. The New Normal 124 Barnes St. Bad Habit plays classic rock, country, blues and beach music. saturday, aug. 1 Mark Bunn 8 …

Individual tickets on sale for Boykin Series

Now’s the time to purchase individual tickets for The Arts Council of Wilson’s professional performance series for 2020-21, Boykin Series 24. The series includes two performances that had to be …