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Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Sampson gets biofuel plant

Wayne County appears to have lost out to Sampson County in the competition for a $90 million pioneering technology ethanol biofuels plant that would create 65 new and mostly local jobs with average salaries of $48,415. According to the U.S....

Drug seizure money assists police

The Goldsboro Police Department can thank drug forfeitures for its newest four-legged employee. Elvis, a German shepherd, can credit his employment as a police dog, which began in early August, to federal and state tax remittance money received by...

Big toys will help CIS raise money for graduation coaches

Communities in Schools is hoping getting a chance to see some "big toys" will help raise funds for a program to encourage students to graduate from high school. The organization will sponsor Big Toy Day from 10 a.m. until 4...

This time, they're the ones being helped

GRANTHAM -- Sherrill and Lois Aman say they are humbled by the response of their neighbors in the Jordans Chapel/Grantham community -- a community known for rallying behind their neighbors in times of need. Normally the Amans would be...