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Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Rescue group's building faces concerns

MAR MAC -- The weakened economy is to blame for the empty retail spots at Mar Mac Pointe shopping center, says the executive director of the state Association of Rescue and Emergency Medical Services. Gordon Joyner said the association...

City gathers to remember message of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

More than 500 people gathered Monday morning to remember and celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. At the birthday celebration breakfast, featured speaker Dr. Melissa Exum, dean of students at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, delivered a powerful message...

MOC professor waits, watches devastation in his home country

MOUNT OLIVE -- A thousand miles away from his childhood home in Haiti, Mount Olive College foreign language professor Dr. Asselin Charles is watching the news streaming from his country with a sense of shock and powerlessness. Shock that so...

Church begins work to get help on the way

MOUNT OLIVE -- By the time news of the earthquake in Haiti hit David Hansley's e-mail inbox Wednesday morning, the executive director of the Harvest Connection Disaster Relief Ministry of the Original Free Will Baptists was already making phone calls....

2009 shows drop in filings

Foreclosure starts in Wayne County for the final quarter of 2009 were up by a third over the same period in 2008. However, for the year, the number was down by 12 percent. County Clerk of Court officials said...

Habitat reopens renovated ReStore

Habitat for Humanity of Goldsboro-Wayne has re-opened the ReStore after a compete renovation. The store is now offering donation pick-up services available within the same week of call, along with a new selection of gently used, working appliances and a...