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Sunday, March 25, 2012

Stars come to dance

Kim LaFevers strode onto the dance floor Saturday night, confidently draping a red feather boa around her husband, Dr. Scott LaFevers' neck before summoning partner Allen Grimes to perform a tango to "Whatever Lola Wants." Their sultry rendition captivated...

Coming home

She didn't say much as she waited -- the blonde-haired little girl holding up a homemade sign that read, "I love you Daddy." But when a group of F-15Es rattled one of the hangars on Seymour Johnson Air Force...

Republicans talk politics, policies

Gubernatorial candidate Pat McCrory has a long-held passion for education and hopes to improve the state's "broken" system while leading North Carolina out of the "mess" it has fallen into over the past four years, he told those at...

Explorer Scouts hosting Fun Fest this week

The Goldsboro Police Department Explorer Scouts program is hosting its first Fun Fest, a six-day long fair that will kick off Tuesday. The fun will run through Sunday and will include a midway of carnival rides, inflatables and traditional...

Fremont ready to show off daffodils

FREMONT -- The scents of savory barbecue and sugar-coated funnel cakes will fill a crowed Main Street this weekend as northern Wayne County prepares for its largest celebration, the Fremont Daffodil Festival. Organizers say the event, which typically draws...

De-annexation petition count set for Tuesday

This coming week will be an eventful one for those with interest in Goldsboro's Phase 11 annexation. A decision on a lawsuit filed by a handful of municipalities against the state's deannexation reform law, and the petition count ordered...

Mexican consul visits Wayne County to discuss jobs

People might tend to associate Mexico with its violent drug war or illegal migrant workers, issues that Carlos Flores Vizcarra, Consul General of Mexico in the Carolinas, says his country is working to resolve. However, North Carolina residents also...