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Thursday, August 16, 2012

Local cantaloupes recalled

FAISON -- Burch farms near Faison is recalling all this growing season's cantaloupes and honeydew melons that might still be on the market because they might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. There have been no illnesses reported to date,...

College starts

Holli Price smiles while Sade Mason helps her check out her school supplies for her first year in the nursing program during the first day of classes at Wayne Community College. Wayne Community College offers its more than 3,000...

Recalled melons not in city stores

Wayne County Walmarts, local Piggly Wiggly stores in Goldsboro and Mount Olive and all area Food Lions, except the Pikeville location -- that particular store declined to comment -- said they had heard about the recall but that it did...

Local projects on list to compete for Golden LEAF funds

A nine-member community review team charged with prioritizing local projects seeking a share of $2 million from the Golden LEAF Foundation will meet Tuesday, Aug. 28, to review its work and begin its deliberations. The projects under review followed six...

11-year-old makes story come to life on club's stage

FREMONT -- "Matilda" is Teandre Barnes' favorite movie. The 1996 film, based on a popular children's book by Roald Dahl, starred Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman and Mara Wilson, is the story of an odd but charming little girl being raised...

Public record

Dentist office copper theft Patients will be sweating the dentist office but not due to fear. An unknown suspect cut and removed the $5,000 air conditioning unit from behind the building at 210 N. Herman St., office of Linda...

Committee focuses on name for museum

There weren't enough members of the Air Force Museum Citizen Committee on hand Wednesday afternoon to vote on it, but those who attended the meeting selected a name for the museum for public consideration. Of 19 listed names on...