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Monday, June 14, 2010

Program helps make homes weatherproof, saves on utility bills

Lynn Howard didn't realize it, but she was practically throwing money out the window. At one point, her monthly utility bills were as high as $400, consuming almost 40 percent of her fixed income. Since suffering a head injury...

Plumbing detail

The Job: Plumber The Company: Keen Plumbing The Location: Wayne County Most of the time I can tell how a job is going to go based on the questions they ask me when I arrive. I've been asked if I...

Goodbye, Mrs. Faison

When Tommy's Road Elementary School first opened in the fall of 2000, its initial role was to alleviate overcrowding at the northern and eastern schools. June 30 will mark more than the milestone first decade, as its principal from the...

County will talk budget, zoning

Residents with questions or comments about the county's $156 million 2010-11 budget proposal will have the chance to speak during a 9:15 a.m. public hearing Tuesday before county commissioners. Commissioners will be briefed on the agenda at 8 a.m....

Public record

Thefts *Lafayett Hines of Snow Hill reported to Goldsboro police that several items were taken from his motel room on U.S. 70, including a portable CD player, medications and $153 in cash. *Moses Mack Perry reported to Goldsboro police...

Sheriff: Calypso won't lose protection

CALYPSO -- A tight budget year sent Duplin County financial staff scrambling to find places to cut, and the Sheriff's Office substation in Calypso was one item unfunded in the proposed 2010-11 budget. The town of Calypso and the Duplin...

Convenience site expanded

The Wayne County Solid Waste Department Hood Swamp convenience site on West Hill Drive (off of Highway 13) has been expanded to take the usual refuse as well as to provide additional containers for household scrap metal items, furniture...

N.C. Community Federal Credit Union raising funds for Hope for Warriors program

The North Carolina Community Federal Credit Union, in collaboration with other credit unions in North and South Carolina, is working to raise funds to benefit Hope for Warriors, a grassroots non-profit organization that provides support to military members recovering...