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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Pikeville will kick off 4th of July celebrations

The Pikeville Lions Club and residents are gearing up for the town's Fourth of July celebration Saturday. The 13th annual gathering, which is hosted by the Pikeville Lions Club, starts at 10 a.m. Saturday and caps off with a fireworks...

Mount Olive OKs budget, looks at 'parlors'

MOUNT OLIVE -- The Mount Olive Town Board of Commissioners approved a $5.586 million budget for 2010-2011 Monday night following a brief public hearing. The budget retains the current tax rate of 59 cents per $100 worth of property,...

No new taxes for Duplin, but no raises for workers either

KENANSVILLE -- The Duplin County Board of Commissioners approved the county's 2010-11 budget Monday -- without a proposed 2 percent raise for full and part-time county employees. The budget initially contained the across-the-board increase, but a motion made by Commissioner...

Public record

Breaking and entering arrest As a result of an investigation by Wayne County Sheriff's Office, David Earl Poe, 37, of Rougemont and Michael Edward Laswell, 44, of Bahama were charged with attempted breaking and entering and possession of burglary tools....

Habitat cuts ribbons on 3 homes for local families

Anita Hall raised her hands to the sky in praise, the keys to her family's new house dangling from her fingers. "I used to think I didn't deserve anything good," the mother of two daughters said to the crowd of...