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Monday, October 6, 2008

Rotary member leaves money to college

MOUNT OLIVE -- Former proprietor of Tyndall Funeral Home and Rotary Club member Norwood Odom believed so strongly in his club's scholarship program for Mount Olive College that he left a sizable donation for it in his will. The...

County on track for renovation of Jeffreys Building

Work has been under way for about 30 days on the $853,000 facelift of the county-owned Jeffreys Building (the old Federal Building). Some demolition has taken place and construction has started. Supplies should soon be moved in. The county's...

Gas prices not causing much strain on city, county budgets

Goldsboro and Wayne County officials say, for now, the escalating gas prices will not affect their budgets. City officials said the $1.43 million budgeted for fuel for this fiscal year, which ends June 30, will be enough. "Right now,...

There's still time to make your chili ...

Local chili chefs only have a little more than a week to register to prove that their cuisine reigns supreme. The deadline for the second annual Really Chili Challenge is Oct. 15. The event, which benefits the local Community...

New Animal shelter draws crowds but pet overpopulation still an issue

Rebecca Greene of Goldsboro carried her new pet dog home last Monday from the county's Animal Adoption and Education Center. She was so impressed by the center and staff that she was back the following day with her boyfriend and...

Mount Olive candidates forum to be held Oct. 14

MOUNT OLIVE -- The Mount Olive Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its "Meet the Candidates" educational forum Oct. 14 at the Senior Citizen's Center in Mount Olive. The event will start at 6 p.m., and candidates for local...

Hargrove movie poster at museum

On Sunday, Oct. 12, The David John Aaron Teaching and History Museum at 137 East Main St. in Mount Olive will be celebrating the unveiling of an original movie poster of the film, "See Here Private Hargrove." This film...