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Monday, April 16, 2007

Snow in N.C.? In April?

A spring storm over the weekend brought flood warnings, snow and even hail to parts of the state. But local farmers are calling it a blessing. "We needed the rain, there's no doubt," Cooperative Extension crop agent Kevin Johnson said....

There's still time to file taxes, but not until midnight

If you haven't filed your income taxes yet, you've still got some time -- but not as much as you might think. This year, since April 15 was on a Sunday and today is Emancipation Day, the Internal Revenue Service...

Relay for Life youth chairman leads with his example of courage

Standing at about 3-feet tall with a boyish smile, Caleb Whitfield doesn't fully understand what it means to be a chairman. After all, he's only 7. For the first time, Wayne County's Relay for Life will have a child as...

Local Red Cross chapter wins national honor

The Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross received a national awar in Virginia Beach, Va. The chapter was named a Highly Performing Chapter at a Waves of Change Red Cross leadership conference. Only five other Red Cross chapters...

Guardian ad Litem volunteers honored

Volunteers were honored at Friday's Guardian ad Litem awards luncheon for giving a voice to abused and neglected children who don't have one of their own. Twelve volunteers received certificates for 10 or more years and a total of 181...

Duplin commissioners discuss issues with state legislators

KENANSVILLE -- With the North Carolina General Assembly about two months into its session, the Duplin County Board of Commissioners took advantage of visits by state Rep. Russell Tucker, D-Duplin, and Sen. Charlie Albertson, D-Duplin, to outline their concerns and...

Keep hunting: More pickle clues released

A jar of Mt. Olive Pickles has been hidden in Mount Olive. In the coming weeks, clues like these will be printed that will lead someone to the location of the pickles. *Patti, let's hope it won't be too hot...