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Sunday, September 12, 2010

Pikeville gathers to remember 9/11

PIKEVILLE--Congressman Walter Jones still vividly remembers the events of Sept. 11, 2001. In his Washington, D.C., office when the first plane struck one of the World Trade towers in New York City, he said he was unaware of the significance...

Three compete in Junior Miss competition

Meghan Cunningham, Bryna Havenook and Taylor Smith competed in the first Wayne County Junior Miss event Saturday evening at the Paramount theater. Ms. Smith won the scholarship competition....

Gone, but still not forgotten

Bikers are a peculiar breed of people, says John Pollock of Goldsboro. "They'll be at war with one another but when there's a common cause, they'll turn up -- that's what we do," he said. "It's like a brotherhood....

Flu clinic planned for next weekend

On the heels of this week's announcement of two flu cases confirmed in the state, Wayne County Health Department will hold its first mass flu clinic on Saturday from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. This year, only one vaccination will...

Duplin considers central office for school district

KENANSVILLE -- The Duplin County commissioners voted this week to pay half the costs of a study examining the feasibility of converting the Hardison building in Kenansville into a centralized office for the county school system. Currently school officials operate...

4-H collect food for hungry

Wayne County 4-H'ers will be using part of their time at the county fair this year to fight hunger in their community. Local 4-H'ers will participate in the Healthy Food Drive the week of the county fair, collecting canned goods...