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Sunday, March 27, 2005

Bill would enable jet-noise zones

A bill that would allow cities and counties to create jet-noise zones through existing local ordinances is being considered in the General Assembly. The bill, introduced by state Sen. John Kerr last week, would add a new subsection to local...

Flowering fun returns to downtown Fremont

FREMONT -- Overcast skies did not keep the devoted from attending the Daffodil Festival in downtown Fremont on Saturday. The crowd grew as the day wore on and the sun broke through the clouds in the afternoon. Mid-morning, vendor Cheta...

Memorial gift provides for storytime

Beyond the typical tomes and quiet zones of a college library, a group of Wayne Community College students were shaking their bodies, trying to rid themselves of the "bugs in their britches" and laughing uproariously. Librarian Silvia Judd was leading...

Marker to be dedicated in memory of veterans

WARSAW -- A Blue Star Memorial Marker, honoring North Carolina's military veterans, will be erected April 6 at the I-40 rest stop near Warsaw. The Garden Club of North Carolina will dedicate a Blue Star Memorial Marker at 2 p.m....

Federal camp instructor named to Habitat board for prison partnerships

David Holt, an instructor at the federal prison camp at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, has been named to Habitat's for Humanity's national advisory board on prison partnerships. More than 500 partnerships between correctional facilities and Habitat for Humanity have...

MOC sorority sponsors reading visits to elderly

MOUNT OLIVE -- Some Mount Olive College students have been participating in a community involvement project called "Reading for Joy." Sponsored by the Omega Upsilon Sorority, the program provides a way for undergraduate students to visit and read to retirement...

Public record

Fire investigation In the area of 800 Camp Jubilee Road, witnesses reported a fire to a building in the rear of a residence was intentionally set early Saturday morning. Fire and rescue personnel responded at 3:01 a.m. Sheila Shepherd of...