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Monday, December 7, 2009

Workin' It - Wrestling needles ... for kids

The Job: Tree lot worker The Company: Goldsboro Optimist Club Tree Lot The Location: Goldsboro My muscles and I are currently not on speaking terms. "If you keep carrying trees like that, you're not going to be able to...

Officials waiting for DNA of victim

Investigators with the Wayne County Sheriff's Office are "99 percent sure" they have identified a victim found dead in Evergreen Cemetery last week, but are waiting on DNA testing to officially release the name, a Sheriff's Office captain said...

New director takes job at O'Berry Center

A new director has been appointed at O'Berry Neuro-Medical Treatment Center, following the Oct. 1 retirement of Dr. Frank Farrell, who worked there 34 years. Deborah Exum, assistant to the director at O'Berry for the past three years, is the...

Communities in Schools serves 1,000th student

Nearly 10 years after being introduced in Wayne County, Teen Court has reached a significant milestone -- serving its 1,000 client. The program came to Wayne County after Sudie Davis, director of Communities in Schools, learned of a prototype in...

State warns of H1N1 email scam

RALEIGH -- The state Division of Public Health has received reports that scam artists are sending fraudulent emails about H1N1 flu vaccinations to anyone with an email address to try to steal personal information from them and/or to cause...

Counties receive money to fund highway work

Duplin and Sampson counties will share in an $8.4 million transportation project to aid in the state's economic recovery, said state Rep. Larry Bell of Clinton. The money will be spent to pay for widening and resurfacing nine miles...

Girl Scouts face adult leader shortage

Girl Scout enrollment is going strong -- it's the need for adult leadership that presents a problem. "We have a lot of girls. It's the adults that we want to have," said Grazia Mostella, membership executive for Girls Scouts of...