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Tuesday, November 17, 2009

U.S. Senate candidate makes stop in Goldsboro

The election is still a year away, the primary isn't until May, but Kenneth Lewis of Chapel Hill is already on the campaign trail as he hopes to unseat incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. Richard Burr. Lewis, a Democrat, was...

Work begins on trails at Stoney Creek Park

Several months after a once-proposed disc golf course became a reality at Stoney Creek Park, construction began Monday on the two latest additions at the destination city officials say is becoming more and more popular for both local residents...

Cold crisp collards

Collard lovers will search far and wide for the sweet-tasting vegetable this time of year, after the snap of cold weather gives them just the right taste. Wilton Casteen of Kenansville took a little drive to Mount Olive in search...

Arts Council fund drive nears halfway mark

The Arts Council of Wayne County is almost halfway to meeting its annual fund drive goal of $45,000. The total to date for the campaign, which began in July, is $20,000, officials with Arts Council said. "I would like...

City approves holiday events

A week from today, Mayor Al King will ride into downtown Goldsboro on a horse-drawn trolley -- a group of children, Santa Claus and the Grinch alongside him. City Council members discussed and approved several Christmas events Monday at...

Bickering leaders keep status quo on controversial Duplin Events Center

VenuWorks will continue managing the Duplin County Events Center, despite a tie vote on the issue Monday by the Duplin County Board of Commissioners. The commissioners previously requested that County Manager Mike Aldridge and the center advisory committee look at...