Pinwheel garden honors Child Abuse Prevention Month

The 15th Judicial District Child Advocacy Center planted its annual pinwheel garden along West Main Street between Wilson Band & Trust and Regions Bank on Thursday morning in honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month, which is April.

A total of 300 pinwheels were placed Thursday morning with the help of multiple local agencies, including Wilson County Court Appointed Special Advocates, the Keith Edmonds Foundation and the West Wilson Exchange Club.

According to Nancy Willis, executive director of the 15th Judicial District Child Advocacy Center, each pinwheel represents a child who was severely physically or sexually abused and helped by the Child Advocacy Center. Read more.