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Wednesday, February 18, 2009

'Not in our town': Rosewood questions housing plan

Some were worried about a potential increase in crime. Others feared their homes might lose value. And there was even concern voiced that law enforcement and firefighters would be spread too thin. Their reasons were different, but the several hundred...

Health officials: Be wary of illegal catering

Wayne County health officials are warning residents that when they hire someone to provide food at an event, cutting corners might not be the safest idea. The Wayne County Health Department say caterers without credentials could mean trouble for an...

Seven Springs firefighter receives association's top volunteer award

A Seven Springs firefighter took home the Wayne County Firemen's Association top award Tuesday night, and a Little River women's auxiliary member earned her organization's top honor. Doug Casey of Seven Springs won the G. Edgar Summerlin Award, named...

Duplin sets its sights on new animal shelter

KENANSVILLE -- More than a year ago, the Duplin County Board of Commissioners formed the Animal Advisory Board as interest in building a new animal shelter grew among residents. Monday, the group's chairman, Frank Brown, took the discussion a step...

Public record

Cars left on roadside stolen Two vehicles left on the side of the roadway were reportedly taken by car thieves, Goldsboro police report: *Roland Jackson of Pou Street reported that his 1998 Buick Regal was stolen from U.S. 117 and...

Fremont to buy truck to help with waste collection

FREMONT -- Fremont residents may see a brand new truck come this spring when leaves are picked up in front of their homes. After some discussion and months of mulling the idea over, the Fremont Board of Aldermen approved the...