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Monday, November 10, 2008

In shape for Christmas

LOOKING A LOT LIKE CHRISTMAS ALREADY: Armando Ruiz uses a trimmer to shape up a Christmas tree on the Teri-Jim Tree Farm on Ruskin Road in Dudley last week. With the holidays coming up, tree farmers are hoping a sagging...

FFA student earns national honor

Farming is all Rex Price has ever wanted to do. "When I get up and go to school, it's all I think about. I'd rather be out in the dirt," the 17-year-old Spring Creek High School senior said. "You might...

Local government offices closed for Veterans Day

Wayne County, Goldsboro and Mount Olive government offices will be closed Tuesday in observance of Veterans Day. In Goldsboro, all sanitation services scheduled for Tuesday will be serviced on Wednesday. In Mount Olive, sanitation services normally handled on Tuesday...

Street project ahead of schedule

MOUNT OLIVE -- Work is ahead of schedule on one long-delayed project here while another continues to experience difficulties getting out of the starting gate. The two projects have been on the town's to-do list for years -- renovations...

Carver High School Alumni receive surprise $15,000 donation

MOUNT OLIVE -- What Al Southerland found when he opened the envelope caused him to shout -- inside was a check for $15,000 for the Carver High School Alumni and Friends Association's building and scholarship funds. For Southerland, the...

Duplin leaders address planned meeting

KENANSVILLE -- Duplin County's commissioners might be a step closer to a meeting with the county's Board of Education and deeper discussion of a plan to improve school facilities. But a county commissioner says a community facilities committee's involvement...