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Friday, June 26, 2009

She's not coming out until she gets $1,000 for animals

Usually it's the cats and dogs that are in cages at animal shelters, but this weekend, a Goldsboro woman is climbing into a pen to help raise money for homeless pets. And even in the summer heat, she is not...

They did it: Relay for Life raises more than $634,000

Despite a weak economy, Wayne County residents still raised $634,201.38 at the annual Relay for Life, officials announced Thursday. About 125 people attended the awards ceremony at Wayne Memorial Hospital that was alternately somber and joyful. Although the total...

Raising money for MDA

Mount Olive Police Chief Ralph Schroeder, former N.C. Rep. Louis Pate and Susan Kelly work the phones during a "lockup" to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association at the Country Inn and Suites in Goldsboro on Thursday. Money raised goes to...