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Friday, September 16, 2011

Flu vaccines are available, officials say

Vaccines for the upcoming flu season are available, officials say, if people will just take advantage of them. "We're ready for them, we have got plenty of vaccine," said Debbie Garner, a nurse with the communicable disease program at the...

Thieves attacking air conditioning units at local churches

The pastor of a church that had all five of its air conditioners stolen said he is asking his congregation to still think of people as basically good. Earlier this month, someone stole the units -- valued at $25,000...

Military history program at CSS Neuse Saturday

KINSTON -- The CSS Neuse State Historic Site and the Governor Caswell Memorial will hold a special program on Saturday, focusing on "Military Through the Ages." This will be a unique chance to look back at the many wars that...

N.C. DOT prepares to pick up debris

The N.C. Department of Transportation Monday began debris removal in counties affected by Hurricane Irene. Contract crews will pick up storm-related debris along state-maintained roads in Wayne, Edgecombe, Halifax, Nash and Wilson counties. Crews in Johnston County have been...

A letter for Ivan

NEW YORK -- Keavy Rake waited until the crowd had zeroed in on one of her comrades before making her move. She didn't want to answer questions about why she was approaching the eternal flame in Battery Park. She didn't...

Public record

Fire report The Goldsboro Fire Department responded to 170 calls from Aug. 26 to Sept. 8. The calls included 48 false alarms, 31 medical assists and 13 vehicle accidents. The two-week period includes calls made in response to the...