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Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Wayne Community College looks at budget, future classes

Wayne Community College officials are looking at ways to maintain enrollment in curriculum programs for the next two years, while factoring in potential budget shortfalls and a soft economy. Typically, an economic downturn drives up the numbers returning to community...

Blackout pauses shoppers Tuesday

Equipment failure on an overhead power line was to blame for a Tuesday power outage along Spence Avenue and Harding Drive, Progress Energy officials said this morning. The failure occurred at 4:57 p.m. and power was restored by 5:52...

Let there be lights

His hands extended to catch the "snow" falling from the section of sky just above him, Robbie Franklin turned his focus to the horses that had, moments earlier, made their way up Center Street. "That's what I want for...

Intimidated by the turkey? There are other options

Cooks don't like to share their recipe secrets -- especially if that secret is a Thanksgiving Day meal prepared by people like Linda Herring and her cooking crew at the Mount Olive Piggly Wiggly deli or by cooks at the...

Duplin occupancy tax collections up

KENANSVILLE -- Duplin County occupancy tax collections for the first quarter of the 2010-11 fiscal year are up more than 14 percent from the first quarter last year, according to Duplin County Tourism. Duplin County's occupancy tax collections are...

Mount Olive College marks 59 years at Founders Day event

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive College celebrated its nearly six decades of operation, and honored the leaders who made it possible, at the annual Founders Day service Tuesday at Southern Bank Auditorium. Almost 59 years to the day after Mount...

MLK grant application deadline is Tuesday

Applications are must be postmarked by Nov. 30 from nonprofit agencies interested in being considered for grants of up to $5,000 per from the Martin Luther King Jr. Commission. The grants were started to create or strengthen programs that...