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Community Briefs: Dems plan convention, GOP to hold precinct meetings

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Friday chicken plate sale canceled

ELM CITY — The Frederick Douglass Alumni Association’s Elm City/Wilson chapter has canceled a barbecue chicken plate sale that was scheduled for Friday, March 23. For more information, call 252-290-2394.

Church group plans fundraiser sale

ELM CITY — The Mount Zion Methodist Church Women will have an indoor yard sale from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 24. The Methodist men will have an all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. with coffee or juice for $7 per person. Children ages 6-10 can eat for $3 per person. The church is located at 5326 London Church Road northwest of Elm City. For more information, call 252-291-6358.

Democratic convention slated Saturday

The Wilson County Democratic Party Convention will be held 10 a.m. Saturday at the Wilson County Courthouse. Keynote Speaker is Anita Earls, candidate for the North Carolina Supreme Court. Other candidates, both locally and from throughout the district and state, will be in attendance.

Republicans plan precinct meetings

The Wilson County Republican Party will hold precinct meetings at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 27 for Precincts: PRWL, PRWD, PRWK AND PRWP at the Wilson County Republican Party headquarters, 2000-B Nash St.

Easter egg sale ends March 28

The Westmoreland Pentecostal Holiness Church women’s ministry is holding its annual Easter egg sale. The eggs are chocolate-covered, peanut butter and coconut cream and may be personalized or will display the message “Happy Easter.” Each quarter-pound egg in a decorative box is $4.

To place an order, call 291-2456, 289-7570, 236-2721 or 237-0636 and leave a message. The last day to order is March 28. Eggs must be picked up at 2425 Nash St. NW.

Church to recreate crucifixion

Wilson First Pentecostal Holiness, 2000 Ruann Drive, will have a live outdoor crucifixion exhibition from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday, March 30.

Flashlight egg hunt planned

Shiloh Pentecostal Holiness Church, 5854 Shiloh Church Road ,will have a flashlight egg hunt for children ages birth through fifth grade at 7 p.m. Friday, March 30 with refreshments and activities. Participants are asked to bring a basket. For more information, call Valerie Kersey at 252-245-4486.

Church schedules egg hunt

Daniels Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, 4828 Frank Price Church Road, will have an Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 31 for children in fifth grade and below. For more information, call 252-243-2013.

Baseball museum plans golf tourney

The 16th annual North Carolina Baseball Museum celebrity captain’s choice golf tournament will be held Wednesday, May 23 at Wedgewood Public Golf Course with morning and afternoon shotgun starts. For more information, call Kent Montgomery at 252-299-4312.

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