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Thursday, July 26, 2012

Ash Street roundabout will close

The renovations associated with the Center Street Streetscape project will require closing portions of the Ash Street roundabout while construction continues on the city's signature downtown revitalization initiative. The city announced Wednesday that the closing will begin Monday and...

LaRoque will resign

State Rep. Stephen LaRoque, of Kinston will resign his General Assembly seat on Wednesday -- two weeks from the date that a federal grand jury returned an eight-count indictment alleging he stole from programs receiving federal funds and engaged...

Ogden set to say goodbye

He finds it hard to believe that two years went by so quickly -- that before summer's end, he will no longer be commander of one of the most reputable Reserve wings in the Air Force. He laments the fact...

Draft horse donated to therapeutic program

He's described as gentle -- even though he weighs in at 1,800 pounds. Toby, a 16-year-old Belgian draft horse, was donated around Christmastime to the Stepping Stone Therapeutic Riding Program by the Bauer family. And now he has about...