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Sunday, July 17, 2011

Constitution seminar scheduled for July 18-19, 21-22

A Constitution seminar: "Camp Liberty, the Founding of America," will be held Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, July 18-19 and 21-22 from 6 p.m. 9 p.m., and Saturday, July 23, from 9:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Victory Free Will...

No word yet on former assistant school superintenent

State and local officials say they have little to report on the status of a case involving the Wayne County Public Schools assistant superintendent who came under investigation in December 2009 and quietly retired three months later. Sprunt Hill of...

Few candidates file for 2011 municipal elections

There are enough candidates for board races in the Nov. 8 municipal elections in the Village of Walnut Creek and the town of Pikeville, but not in the towns of Seven Springs and Eureka. Filing for those offices, as well...

The little shop of hope

A cancer battle is not just about a diagnosis and medications, Helen Harwood says. Sometimes the greatest battle is keeping up your spirit as you wage war against the disease -- and finding the resources you need, she adds. And...

Judge allows Dail's lawsuit to go forward

A former Goldsboro man's lawsuit against the city and its police department -- in connection with what became an 18-year prison sentence for a crime DNA evidence said he did not commit -- will move forward. District Judge Terrence...

City Council will talk gates, paving on Monday

The gates of Park Avenue and discussions concerning the city's street repaving projects are slated to highlight the City Council's work session Monday. The session will begin a half-hour later than usual, at 5:30 p.m. in the City Hall...

Last girder laid for Cherry project

Phase One of the construction of the new Cherry Hospital site was marked Thursday with a "topping out" ceremony at the site on Ash Street Extension. The last steel girder was set in place while more than 100 construction workers...

Biofuels company eyes Mount Olive site for plant

MOUNT OLIVE -- The town's industrial park is one of two sites being considered by an international company for a $160 million pioneering technology ethanol biofuels plant that would create 65 new and mostly local jobs with average salaries of...

Second city building pitched for museum

While the City Council begins its analysis of what to do with its Air Force museum plans and newly purchased building at 2406 E. Ash St., one downtown property owner can't help but think the city missed a golden opportunity....

916th prepares for array of new missions

As members of the 916th Air Refueling Wing prepare to mark the unit's 25th year on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, they do so with the knowledge that many of their comrades will miss the pending celebration. Some have already...