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Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Boys and Girls Homes want adoptive, foster parents

Boys and Girls Homes of N.C., a non-profit organization working to promote awareness of the devastating effects of child abuse and neglect in Southeastern North Carolina, is looking for foster and adoptive parents who are dedicated to assuring that...

AgCarolina grant requests now accepted

AgCarolina Financial announced that they have begun accepting grant applications through their corporate-giving program, The Fund for Rural North Carolina. Grants are available up to $5,000 per organization for programs that specifically benefit farmers and rural residents. Applicants may...

Duplin fair seeking vendors

KENANSVILLE -- Vendors are needed for the Duplin Agribusiness Fair that will be held Wednesday, Sept. 14 through Sunday, Sept. 18 at the Duplin County Events Center. Duplin County Events Center Director Lacey Ekberg said that 72 vendors spaces...

Public hearing Sept. 6 on school bonds

The public will have the opportunity next month to weigh in on the county's plans to sell $15 million in federal Qualified School Construction Bonds to help finance a $16.4 million building and renovation project at Norwayne and Eastern...

Changes made at WCC to improve services to students

Two personnel changes were made recently at Wayne Community College with one goal in mind -- to improve services and accessibility to students. As officials ready for the start of another semester Thursday, there are certain traditions they have...

Public record

Man charged in stabbing James Moore, 56, of Green Valley Drive, has been arrested by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office and charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury. Moore was taken to the Sheriff's Office after deputies...

LaRoque addresses allegations about business dealings

KINSTON -- Looking to tell his side of the story, state Rep. Stephen LaRoque held a press conference open to the public at the Kinston/Lenoir County Visitors Center Tuesday to address allegations that he was improperly managing two economic...

Mount Olive still working on water improvements

MOUNT OLIVE -- A feasibility study of planned improvements to the town of Mount Olive's water system on Northeast Church Road has been submitted to the state and the town has been granted authorization to construct the project. The...