Published by The Wilson Advance on Friday, 9 Jan 1880. THE FIRE IN GREENVILLE Last week we gave a meagre account of the fire which occurred in our neighboring town, Greenville, about a week ago. This week we are able to publish the names of the losers, (thanks to the Express). “Those who lost by the … Continue reading Fire in Greenville
Published in The Wilson Advance, Friday, Jan. 2, 1880. NASH COUNTY ITEMS Hymeneal — Ox Stolen — A Grown Beet, &c. CASTALIA, N.C., Dec. 29th1879 Our hearts have been gladden once more and merry Christmas with all its joys and pleasures, is marked with the things that were, notwithstanding its pleasant memories and sweet recollections … Continue reading Letter from Nash county Correspondent, Dec. 29, 1879
Published in The Wilson Advance on Friday, Jan. 2, 1880. LETTER FROM EDGECOMBE From our regular Correspondent. TARBORO, N.C., Dec. 30th, 1879 EDITOR ADVANCE: — With the spasmodic explosion of a few fire crackers by the irrepressible small boy, a few sore heads given and received by the small boy of a larger growth, caused by … Continue reading Letter from the Edgecombe County Correspondent, Dec. 30, 1879
LOCAL DEPARTMENT The Messrs. Westbrook are supplying our market with strawberries — price 30 cents per quart. Mr. S.M. Warren has received his new stock of Spring Goods and is offering great bargains to his customers. Mr. B.H. Tyson offers some buggies for sale cheap for cash or on time. Read his advertisement in to-day’s … Continue reading Local News from The Wilson Advance for Friday, 19 Apr 1878
LOCAL BRIEFS — The Sick. Mr. Alvin Clark, who has been confined for four weeks by serious illness is, we are glad to learn, rapidly convalescing. Mr. J.T. Wiggins is still confined to his bed, but his illness is not so serious as first apprehended by his many friends. Our senior crawled out from a … Continue reading Local News from The Wilson Advance, Friday, 12 May 1876
The first ABC store to open in North Carolina was located in Wilson. It opened on July 2, 1935. To see more images from this collection, visit DigitalNC.
The Creamery, circa 1954. To see more images from this collection, visit DigitalNC.
Manufacturing in Wilson, circa 1974-1986. To see more images from this collection, visit DigitalNC.
Bissette's Drug Store, Wilson County, circa 1930. To see more images from this collection, visit DigitalNC.
Price's Seed Store, Wilson, North Carolina, circa 1974. See more slides from this collection at DigitalNC.