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Thursday, January 26, 2012

Gov. Perdue expected to announce she will not seek re-election

RALEIGH-- Local Democratic and Republican leaders reacted this morning with surprise upon learning that North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue will not seek re-election and wondered how the decision will color this year's election. Perdue was expected to make a...

Dance contestants keep eyes focused on their partners -- and the prize

With eight weeks to go until the second annual Dancing Stars of Wayne County, the competition is well under way, organizers say. The 25 contestants have been busy scheduling rehearsals, said Debbie Grady, chairwoman of the event, and Top Hat...

Beekeeper classes planned

The Neuse Regional Beekeepers Association is looking for people interested in learning how to keep bees. The association is planning a series of beekeeping classes in February at the Agriculture Extension Service office in Kinston. Dates and cost will...

Diabetes management classes to be offered

Diabetes Management Solutions will hold a series of diabetes self-management classes at the Mount Olive Walmart beginning in February. The free classes will be taught by certified diabetes educators. To attend the three-class clinical series, though, a physician's referral...

Decision delayed on renderings of downtown business facades

Goldsboro's City Council delayed a decision on a Downtown Goldsboro Development Corp. initiative to prepare renderings of buildings in support of DGDC's facade grant program Monday, led mostly by Mayor Pro Tempore Chuck Allen's opinion that the initiative should...