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  1. Wilson County school switches water sources amid discolorationRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WRAL.com

    Zach Marks, principal at Lucama Elementary School, left a voice message for parents saying that although school leadership was advised that no health issues are associated with discolored water, the school has taken additional precautions while the town runs additional tests.

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  2. A lot of uncertainty'; NC sweet potato farmers anxious about what Florence did to this year's cropRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | HeraldSun.com

    ... fell on the more than 3,000 acres of sweet potatoes that Scott Farms grows within 50 miles of its headquarters near Lucama in Wilson County. Farther south, sweet potato fields received as much as 30 inches. Because sweet potatoes grow underground, ...

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  3. Moving chickens, harvesting tobacco, managing hog manure: NC...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | SFGate

    ... for the NC State Extension, "and those guys will probably suffer as much or more as the livestock industry." In Lucama, employees at Scott Farms worked Tuesday to harvest as much tobacco, corn and sweet potatoes as they could before the storm hits. ...

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  4. Corvette man' all about restoring iconic carsRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... all I have ever known." In 1979, Hall bought the old Dixie Diner at the corner of N.C. 581 and U.S. 301, between Lucama and Kenly. "I bought it at a deal. I sold two Corvettes to buy this place. It made my wife mad," Hall said. "I'm going to do real ...

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  5. Jimmy Ray Poythress and Brandy BensonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | WBTV

    ... After checking the identities of the man and woman, the officer discovered that the man, Jimmy Ray Poythress, 33, of Lucama, had multiple orders for arrest in Wilson and Duplin counties. While investigating the van further, the officer found drug ...

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  6. Man and woman found with homemade bomb in van, sleeping in Walmart parking lot, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | HeraldSun.com

    ... to any activity in our area but are sharing the information with other jurisdictions." Police said Poythress, 33, of Lucama in Wilson County, was charged with felony possession of a weapon of mass destruction and possession of a firearm by a felon, ...

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  7. Drivers, fans flock to local racewayRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... it opened in 1988, first as a scorekeeper. He began announcing in the early '90s, when another raceway opened up in Lucama, and all the P.A. people scurried for jobs over there. He tried out for an announcing job there, he admitted, but they turned ...

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  8. Horace M. - Mac' TaltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | The Times Bulletin

    ... was born on Sept. 12, 1932, in Wayne County, North Carolina. Mac was the youngest of five children and grew up in the Lucama/Wilson, North Carolina area. After graduating high school, Mac served his country in the US Army during the Korean War. He ...

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  9. 'We need cops here:' 911 caller watched woman crash into Raleigh car dealershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | WRAL.com

    Police said, Karen McGlasson Harold, 58, of Lucama, crashed into the Cabriolet Motors dealership at 1540 Lumley Road just before 10 p.m. The side of the building was significantly damaged, but nobody was inside at the time of the crash because the business closed at 7 p.m. "He's driving into the window," said 911 caller Jackie Vane, who was watching the crash unfold from across the street. "He needs to get arrested because he's hitting up the car dealer.

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  10. Justin Johnson, Bradley McCaskill score SNMP victoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    LUCAMA, N.C. Justin Johnson got his redemption at Southern National Motorsports Park in Lucama, North Carolina in the first of two Late Model Stock Car twins on Saturday night while Bradley McCaskill scored his biggest Southern National victory in the second twin. Johnson came to Southern National with something to prove after finishing second in the Thanksgiving Classic last fall.

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  11. Chapman wins Limited Late Model thriller at SNMPRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Chris Chapman snapped a near two-year winless drought at Southern National Motorsports Park in Lucama, North Carolina on Saturday afternoon, holding off Andrew Grady in a thriller in the Easter Bunny 100. Rusty Daniels won the first segment of the race while Chapman was biding his time.

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  12. Top StorySweet potatoes prices fall as popularity fuels productionRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2018 | Packer

    ... at healthy options, they also want good food, things that taste good," said Jeff Thomas, director of marketing for Lucama, N.C.-based Scott Farms. "Sweet potato really fits the mold for both." "The demand for sweet potatoes continues to rise year ...

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  13. Matt McCall wins Thanksgiving Classic at SNMPRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2017 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    LUCAMA, N.C. Matt McCall scored the victory in the 17th Thanksgiving Classic on Sunday evening, his first win in the premier race at North Carolina's Southern National Motorsports and his first win since 2015. McCall got the lead from Justin Johnson in the closing stages of the race and, when a caution came out on lap 173, McCall was scored as the leader.

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  14. NASCAR Cup Series crew chief enters North Carolina Late Model raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2017 | AutoWeek

    Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series crew chief Matt McCall is returning to his Late Model Stock Car roots this weekend. The 36-year-old crew chief for Jamie McMurray at Chip Ganassi Racing has filed an entry for the Thanksgiving Classic at Southern National Motorsports Park in Lucama, North Carolina.

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  15. University of Mount Olive students named to 2017 Homecoming CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2017 | The Sampson Independent

    ... and biology minor from Ardrossan, Scotland, and Gayla Olvera, a psychology major and healthcare management minor from Lucama. The senior representatives are Paul Young, Jr. an agricultural education major from Bolton; Janeice Leonard, an ...

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  16. Bark in the Park aims to fight against cancerRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... golden retriever, and Bear, half Border Collie half Chow, brought their human with them. Jackie Powell, a nurse from Lucama, said she has been to a similar event in Wilson, but Saturday was the first year she had been to a Bark for Life in Nash ...

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  17. Looking to a sweet trend in foodserviceRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2017 | Packer

    Sweet potato fries - often prepared from frozen products - are finding a place on more restaurant menus, but what about fresh sweet potatoes? "Fries are great, don't get me wrong. I love them," said Jeff Thomas, director of marketing for Scott Farms International, Lucama, N.C. "But there are so many other dishes showing up on menus that contain sweet potatoes.

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  18. Veteran medic pays it forward with body donation after deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    ... and the duo balanced work and family life. The couple moved back to North Carolina and opened a floral shop in Lucama before retiring. And while military stories were quick to roll off his tongue, it was a trip to Sea World a few years back that ...

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