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Tuesday, September 6, 2011

More counties to get storm help

RALEIGH -- Twenty four additional counties have been designated for federal disaster assistance to help households and businesses recover from Hurricane Irene. Duplin, Greene, Johnston and Wilson counties, along with Bertie, Brunswick, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Edgecombe, Gates, Hertford, Jones,...

Family of cyclists uses bikes to make school round trips

As a boy growing up in Germany, Jorge Wagner was used to riding his bicycle to school. And now that he is a teacher and coach at Eastern Wayne High School, he has continued the habit. He and his...

Company to transport large-scale equipment

Motorists who travel on U.S. 117 between Dudley and U.S. 13 and on U.S. 13 to Providence Church Road could experience some delays over the next two months as Progress Energy transports several large pieces of equipment to the...

Hospital project on track for 2012

Construction of the expanded emergency department at Wayne Memorial Hospital is progressing smoothly, officials say. "I know we're on schedule, even with the weather," said Joe DePalantino, vice president of operations. "Right now we're putting up the steel structures...

Veterans make plans for annual holiday parade in county

They have been planning it for nearly a year -- the Veterans Day celebration that is about far more this time around than children waving American flags lining downtown sidewalks. So despite the fact that their parade is more than...