Log in

Sign up

November 26, 2009 archives

View Archive

Thursday, November 26, 2009

Community Soup Kitchen gets set for Thanksgiving holiday dinners

The Community Soup Kitchen is expecting to serve at least 130 people today, and on Wednesday volunteers were beginning the preparation of a dozen big turkeys that would serve as the centerpiece of the Thanksgiving meal. With the approach...

Baseball league will set sights on helping children

An effort to revive youth baseball in the Mar-Mac area is being aimed at not only teaching children how to behave on the field, but off it as well. Developing character is the touchstone of the TEAMMATES program, said...

Simply a miracle

Eighteen months ago, Andy and Katie Rollins weren't sure their son, Spencer, would ever make it home. His 2-year-old body wasn't responding well to the fourth open-heart surgery it had endured since birth. And even if he lived through the...

For Lisa Mozingo, life is now about new dreams, faith

After the May 19 car accident that left Lisa Mozingo paralyzed and in a wheelchair, the Spring Creek High School (then senior and now graduate) wasn't sure what her future would hold. But now, Lisa said, although some doors have...

Crash report release set for Dec. 1

Air Force officials are expected to release the results Tuesday of an inquiry into a July 18 F-15E Strike Eagle crash that claimed the lives of two Seymour Johnson Air Force Base captains. The Accident Investigation Board report will be...

Microsoft training to be offered locally

Wayne Community College is participating in a program that provides free Windows and Microsoft training and certification exams. The Elevate America-North Carolina initiative is a Microsoft Corp. project that will provide free vouchers for Microsoft E-Learning training courses and...

Pikeville couple deliver smiles to seniors

Emma Howell, 91, got a big surprise about two years ago when Meals On Wheels volunteers came to her house for their daily visit. This time when she opened the door, it was her daughter and son-in-law delivering the meal....

Students enjoy Thanksgiving, American-style

MOUNT OLIVE -- Going home for Thanksgiving might be a tradition for some Mount Olive College students, but for others, the last Thursday in November is just another day, the college's student activities director Julie Beck said. Thanksgiving has its...