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Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Santa march

Larry Lane of Larry's Landscape and Design turns Santa cutouts to show the Santas to drivers on U.S. 117 South in Goldsboro. Lane says that cutouts are selling well this year, while tree sales have temporarily slowed. In fact, he...

Airman, 38, found dead in Pikeville

PIKEVILLE -- For the third time since October, members of the 4th Fighter Wing are having to cope with the loss of a comrade. Seymour Johnson Air Force Base officials confirmed this morning that Tech Sgt. Joshua Grotke was found...

Fundraiser planned for Kitty Askins expansion

The latest fundraiser for the addition to Kitty Askins Hospice Center is also a way to memorialize family and friends who spent time there. The "Fund-A-Foot" campaign is part of the public phase of raising money for the expansion,...

Health officials deny report of another death

Health officials today were unable to confirm a radio station's report of a sixth death related to the hepatitis B outbreak at GlenCare assisted living facility in Mount Olive. The station's report of a death surfaced Monday but was unsubstantiated....

Bank robber slips by officers

Goldsboro police are searching for a bank robber who struck the RBC Centura Bank at 106 N. Spence Ave. about 4 p.m. Monday. Police would not say this morning how the man fled the bank, but a report said...

Teacher talks to Eastern Wayne students about dangers lurking online

When it comes to cyberbullying and online social networking, parents need just as much education as their children. Karen Garris, media coordinator at Eastern Wayne High School, said she would like to see more adults involved in a discussion of...

Fremont Fire Department gets grant

FREMONT -- The Fremont Fire Department has been awarded a $20,256 grant through the North Carolina Volunteer Fire Department Fund. The money will be used to purchase new equipment. The grant funds must be matched by local funding. The...

Even sweet potatoes can make a difference

Late last month, Wayne County 4-H'ers got out in the hot field and gleaned sweet potatoes so others wouldn't have to go hungry as part of their Make A Difference Day project. They had a goal of donating 2,000...

Employer Support Freedom Award nominations due

ARLINGTON, Va. -- While Americans are reflecting on what they are thankful for, members of the Guard and Reserve and their families across North Carolina are encouraged to thank supportive employers this Thanksgiving by nominating them for the 2011...