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Monday, October 19, 2009

Workin' it - Packing pickles ... poorly

The Company: Mt. Olive Pickle Co. The Job: Hand line packer The Location: Mount Olive It's possible the most intimidating person in Wayne County works at the Mt. Olive Pickle Co. She fooled me with her seemingly soft appearance, looking...

Snow Hill teen dies in ATV accident

A 17-year-old Snow Hill teenager was killed in an all-terrain vehicle accident on Saturday, Greene County Sheriff Lemmie Smith said this morning. Smith said Ryan Kornegay was killed after his all-terrain vehicle was involved in an accident, but the...

Pikeville will pick its mayor

PIKEVILLE -- With Election Day on Nov. 3 and early voting already in full force, Pikeville residents will decide whom they want to serve them as mayor for next four years. Incumbent Mayor Herb Sieger and town resident Johnny Weaver...

Project will get bandanas, Psalm 91, to those serving

Inez Owens of Goldsboro wanted to find a way to show support for the military, especially those on the battlefield. So when she learned about "Operation Bandanas" -- begun in Fayetteville in 2006 to provide Fort Bragg soldiers with Psalm...

Goldsboro High Key Club, DGDC decorate city with scarecrows

Lorne Edwards II wants to be a mortician when he graduates. It was perhaps fitting, then, that he designed one of the more gruesome -- yet oddly culinary -- scarecrows lining the streets of downtown Goldsboro. The scarecrows are a...

Health care facilities get grants from government

MOUNT OLIVE -- The Mount Olive Family Medicine Center is slated to receive a $76,300 grant through the federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Wednesday that the U.S. Department of Agriculture is providing $30 million...

Two county schools receive funds

Two area schools received donations recently to increase their media collections. Charles B. Aycock High School media center was awarded a $750 grant from the ExxonMobile Educa-tional Alliance program to support the library collection, while Fremont STARS Elementary School received...

AA meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous meets at the corner of U.S. 117 South and Arrington Bridge Road on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at noon, 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m., on Thursdays at noon, 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., Saturdays at 10:30 a.m.,...