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Corn crib and stables burned.

Raleigh Weekly Era, 3 February 1876.

Several African-American men named George Barnes and Tony Barnes appear in the 1870 and 1880 censuses of Wilson County.

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H.T. Bowers, known for his sinful life, gets saved.

Wilson Daily Times, 3 February 1922.

Alfred L.E. Weeks was pastor of Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church, then located on Hadley Street.

Though he may have been “chief among the gamblers,” … 118 more words

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Police: Woman had pills, bird with her in Mt. Juliet low-speed chase

MT.JULIET, Tenn. (WKRN) – A woman is in custody after a low speed chase Saturday in Mt. Juliet.

Police chased the woman on I-24, with the chase ending at the James Robertson Pkwy exit. 85 more words


He was not tied to the negroes.

Wilson Times, 30 June 1899.

Sheriff W.D.P. Sharpe enjoyed a reputation as a strict segregationist, even making sure that prisoners on the way to the state penitentiary were properly separated.

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Wayne County roots.

Wayne County Public Library has posted to YouTube video of my little talk last week in Goldsboro. I spoke specifically about Wayne County’s free people of color, but many of their descendants, such as… 28 more words

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Friends Group Meeting - Saturday, 24 February 2018 @ 10 AM

Greetings Friends of Cedars of Lebanon State Park & Guests,

The Friends of Cedars of Lebanon State Park meets bimonthly and our next meeting is Saturday morning, 24 February 2018 at 10:00 AM in Cabin 13 at Cedars of Lebanon State Park. 57 more words


An appeal.

I seldom post from a first-person perspective, but beg your indulgence again here. I’m still a little giddy from my talks in Wilson and Goldsboro last week. 189 more words

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