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Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Mother to make trip to help poor children in Haiti

With her husband on military duty and two children visiting their grandparents in New Mexico, it's the perfect time for Becky Minchew to take a trip to the Caribbean. But she's not looking for white, sandy beaches or crystal...

MDA lockup to be held Wednesday at Shelton's

Local business owners and workers will spend a little time Wednesday "behind bars" to help raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Shelton's Harley-Davidson is sponsoring a lockup to encourage people to donate to MDA research. The lockup will...

City consults attorney for fight over annexation

With incoming City Manager Scott Stevens sitting in, the City Council made quick work of its agenda Monday night, working through its regular board meeting in about the time it takes to boil a pot of rice. The 15-minute...

County officials to eye ways to help volunteer firefighters

Plans will be unveiled at tonight's meeting of the Wayne County Firemen's Association for a study that will examine not only the county's network of rural fire departments, but how the county interacts with them. The meeting will be at...

Local pastor planning new community center

In the heart of what many call Goldsboro's troubled neighborhoods, local pastor Dennis Peele said many people have almost given up hope. But with a little confidence and direction, Peele said he hopes to show the city's youths and...

Tobacco harvest

Evan Sutton helps with the start of tobacco harvest Monday on the farm of his father, Ron Sutton, and his grandfather Jerry Sutton near Seven Springs. Their farm is on Piney Grove Church Road about a mile north of...