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Friday, November 9, 2012

Events for the weekend

Members of the Wayne County Veterans and Patriots Coalition confirmed this morning that 75 groups have entered Saturday's Veterans Day parade. The event kicks off at 11 a.m. along Center Street and following the procession, the Daughters of the American...

Eyewitness to history

He didn't say much about their discovery -- the man whose young sons were taking turns trying on their find in the attic of the family home. It's been more than 50 years, but Mike Moore can still see...

Church gets OK from city to build

St. Mark Church of Christ received approval for its site and landscape plan Monday night as the Goldsboro City Council brought to an end the delay of more than a month. The decision comes in advance of what's likely...

Duplin inducts honorees into county Hall of Fame

Former state Sen. Charlie Albertson and the late Dr. James Seaborn Blair Jr. were inducted into the Duplin County Hall of Fame during a ceremony Thursday night at the Country Squire restaurant near Kenansville. The two join a distinguished...

Citizens will have a say in park plan

Along with negotiating approval for a new W.A. Foster Recreation Center in Mina Weil Park, Parks and Recreation Director Scott Barnard also managed to receive the go-ahead from the Goldsboro City Council for two grants and a preliminary draft...

Warsaw Veterans Day Parade will be Saturday

The Warsaw Veterans Day Parade will be held on Saturday, starting at 11 a.m. It is the oldest continuous Veterans Day parade in the nation, now in its 92nd year, and attracts viewers from across eastern North Carolina, as well...

Shriners' Fall Ceremonial to be Nov. 16-18

Sudan Shriners Potentate Steve Norris has announced that the fraternity's annual Fall Ceremonial will be held in Dunn on Nov. 16- 18 A Shrine Ceremonial is an event where members and their families gather to welcome new members, transact...

Government offices closed Monday

Federal, state and some local government offices will be closed Nov. 12 in observance of Veterans Day. Wayne County offices, the landfill and convenience centers will be closed Monday for the Veterans Day holiday. Wayne County Public Schools will...

Free admission for all Sunday at Fort Fisher

To honor those who have served in America's military, the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher is offering free admission to all visitors Sunday. It will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visitors will have the opportunity...