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Thursday, November 17, 2011

The gingerbread man

Jack Hallow, right, decorates a snowman Wednesday at the Arts Council of Wayne County. He put the snowman on the front of his gingerbread house. Jack and other children learned about the history of the gingerbread house from instructor...

Murder trial hits phones, bullets

Eight bullet casings collected from the front yard of a Mount Olive home and eight grams of crack-cocaine found in a dead man's hand were presented as evidence Wednesday in the trial of Windsor Ingram. The 24-year-old Goldsboro man...

Boy Scouts to start new pack for local disadvantaged students

Thanks to a grant from the United Way -- and the dedication of local volunteers -- a group of boys who would likely never otherwise get the opportunity are now Boy Scouts. And Tuscarora Council Scout Executive Tim Harper said...

Public record

Home struck with gunfire Brenda Best reported that an unknown person(s) shot holes through her daughter's home in the 3200 block of Central Heights Road between 11 p.m. Monday and 3 p.m. Tuesday. No one was home at the time...

Schools make plans for spending $50,000

When a nationwide contest offering a share of $1 million was announced recently, area schools started scrambling for a piece of the pie. As the third year of U.S. Cellular's "Calling All Communities" campaign unfolded, the competition reached a fever...

State board cites pesticide violators

The N.C. Pesticide Board recently approved the following settlement agreements regarding violations of state pesticide regulations. *Tony M. Jones, owner of Smith Chapel Supply & Ag Services in Mount Olive, agreed to pay $1,800 for selling restricted-use pesticides without...