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Thursday, November 27, 2008

Bickering with family? Try working instead

As you enjoy time with your family and other loved ones this Thanksgiving, there are some who still must report to work.  See what they had to say in our Latest Video.  To watch, click on the headline (above)...

A feast to share: Taking care of their neighbors

Some have nothing -- not even a home. Others have tables, but not enough money to put food on them this Thanksgiving. Each of the hundred-plus expected to dine at the Community Soup Kitchen today has a story to tell,...

Turkey day no holiday for some employees

This Thanksgiving, Alex Westbrook and Linda Overton might rush to your aid if you choke on some particularly dry turkey. And if your annual Thanksgiving dinner family bickering turns into more than a scuffle, Goldsboro police officers Claude A. Jackson...

Friends of North Drive Elementary work to give back to community

Leonard Compton regularly volunteers in his grandson's classroom at North Drive Elementary School. But on one chilly day as the youngsters played outside, he noticed some without coats. "He asked me about it and I said there are a lot...

Public record

Kenly 911 tapes sealed Tapes of 911 calls made before a man was shot by Johnston County deputies have been sealed from the public by a judge, a Sheriff's Office official says. Superior Court Judge Tom Lock signed an order...

Their first Thanksgiving ... with a bit of a twist

There was fruit salad mixed with marshmallows, corn served with chili mayonnaise and plenty of creamed onions to go around. In fact, just about the only thing that resembled traditional Thanksgiving fare was the turkey sitting in between two...

Planning Commission considers two site plans

The Goldsboro Planning Commission considered two site plans Monday, approving one while rejecting the other. The first plan approved, 601 E. Elm St., was for a new building with several modifications. No use was specified by the owner in...

Empty Stocking Fund will provide holiday for children

With a little help, Christmas morning will come early for more than 600 children who, otherwise, would likely have no gifts this year. Some come from broken homes. Others have at least one parent who has lost a job. But...

Still serving, this time with turkeys and fixings

They didn't do it for the thank-yous, but plenty of gratitude was extended to members of the local Military Retirees Club Tuesday as they passed out Thanksgiving meals to struggling Wayne County families. Club president Thomas Scales said the men...

The first Thanksgiving ... according to first-graders

The very first Thanksgiving was a gala affair, which may have even been attended by some of your relatives. At least that's what first-graders in Debbie Turner's class at Spring Creek Elementary School said. In all fairness, the bird's eye...