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Friday, March 4, 2011

Mount Olive honors Schroeder on his retirement

MOUNT OLIVE -- Brenda Schroeder finally got a new pair of bedroom shoes from her husband, Ralph, and it only took him 20 years and his retirement. Schroeder gave her the shoes and she gave him a kiss Thursday as...

County still high on list for syphilis

The syphilis epidemic in Wayne County is not waning -- the county ranks second in the state for rates of primary and secondary cases -- sending officials scrambling to reverse the trend. The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services,...

Red Cross chapter kicks off Heroes fundraising campaign

The story of a teen boy whose body was healed with blood donated by people he would never meet is just one example of how the American Red Cross touches its community, volunteers said Thursday during the organization's annual campaign...

Newborn goats killed in fire

Several newborn goats were killed in a fire Thursday night after being born earlier in the day. Grantham Volunteer Fire Department responded to the structure fire in the 300 block of Selah Church Road at 8:27 p.m., Chief Richard...