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Monday, January 4, 2010

Memories stuffed forever

The Job: Taxidermist The Company: Mounted Memories The Location: Mount Olive I really need to start thinking before I talk. "Are you squeamish?" asked Chuck Gould, owner of Mounted Memories Taxidermy. "No, not at all," I quickly answered. But...

Fremont looks ahead to growth in '10

Over the past year, Fremont has made several improvements that might be under the radar, but are saving the town money, officials say. "A lot of the stuff we've been doing is not stuff the public is going to...

True to their school

CALYPSO -- A group of about 80 North Duplin parents and supporters met with two Duplin County Board of Education members Sunday to organize a response to the board's decision to consolidate North Duplin Junior/Senior High School with James...

Commissioners will take a look at subdivision plat

Consideration of a subdivision plat is one of only a handful of items before county commissioners Tuesday when they hold their first meeting of the new year. The board will be briefed on the agenda at 8 a.m. followed...

Squadron will return to SJAFB on Tuesday

Members of the 335th Chiefs will begin returning to Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Tuesday afternoon, 4th Fighter Wing officials confirmed earlier today. And by the middle of the month, all of them -- hundreds of aviators, maintainers and support...

Longtime car dealer, community volunteer dies at 69

Bobby Kenneth "Deacon" Jones, 69, who died Saturday in Orlando, Fla., is being remembered as a "local legend" who cared about people and whose professional, civic and philanthropic work was felt on the local and state levels. Jones opened...

Habitat for Humanity to hold monthly meeting tonight

Habitat for Humanity of Goldsboro-Wayne's goal is to bring families and communities in need together with volunteers and resources to build decent, affordable houses. Anybody who has ever wondered if they could qualify for a Habitat house, or who has...