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Friday, January 22, 2010

St. Mary student takes top honors in geography bee

Andrew Boldt, a sixth-grade student at St. Mary School, recently won the schoolwide competition of the National Geographic Bee and the chance to earn a $25,000 college scholarship. The geography bee was held nationwide, with students answering questions on a...

Marine's murder trial will move to county

Wayne County will be the site of a June first-degree murder trial for Cesar Laurean, a former Marine corporal who is charged in the 2007 bludgeoning death of a pregnant Marine. Laurean, who is accused of killing Marine Lance...

Cherry Hospital passes surprise inspection with no deficiencies

Two Cherry Hospital administrators have left their positions -- one to pursue another job opportunity locally -- and a recent state survey at the hospital produced a "clean bill of health," the director said. Reports surfaced this week that Dr....

Couple found dead in trailer

FOUR OAKS -- A Johnston County couple in their 60s were found dead in their Hollow Oak Drive home on Thursday morning, victims of an apparent double homicide. A small fire set at the home of Sue Ann and...

Rain, rain, go away

Alexus Stott uses her umbrella as she gets off the bus this morning at Brogden Primary School. Rainy weather continued today across most of eastern North Carolina and weather forecasters are predicting it to return by Sunday....

N.C. Pork Council to hold annual conference Feb. 4-5

The North Carolina Pork Council will hold its annual Pork Conference in conjunction with the Southern Farm Show. Pork Conference events are planned for Thursday, Feb. 4 and Friday, Feb. 5 for NCPC members and pork producers. The Southern Farm...