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Trojan Beat: Field hockey, men's lacrosse battle

Skousen's goal lifts Trojan stickmen at Newberry

Kenansville couple charged with child abuse

A Duplin County Sheriff’s Office investigation resulted in the arrest of a Kenansville area couple, accused of felony child abuse. Authorities said they received a report Feb. 15 from the …

Sidewalk project must be underway in March, or else...

A five-year study to install sidewalks along a three-block stretch of South Church Street has yet to begin. Town Manager Jammie Royall is growing tired of the excuses and ongoing delays, including …

New hires planned for MOPD

Mount Olive’s short-staffed police department should be at full strength soon. Jammie Royall, the town manager, said he expects three openings to be filled in early March. The department …
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Chamber announces bingo contest for April
Brews & Bites Restaurant Bingo is scheduled for the entire month of April. The event will highlight 15 businesses that sell food …
McQueen
Remembering Butterfly McQueen
Jan. 7, 1911-Dec. 22, 1995 Born in Tampa, Florida, Thelma McQueen was an American actress. Originally a dancer, McQueen first …
February is a good month to prune certain plants in the garden.
What to prune now in the garden
Now is the time to dust off your pruners and start those late winter pruning chores. Late winter is the time many plants in the …
Bell
Bell introduces Highway Cleanup Act bill
RALEIGH — House Majority Leader John Bell (R-Wayne) introduced the Highway Cleanup Act (House Bill 100) to help address the …
Town officials interviewing applicants
Town officials have interviewed three of four candidates who applied for the town’s vacant finance officer position. Town …
West
Remembering Dr. Gladys West
NASA can’t live without it. Neither can much of today’s travelers. Valedictorian of her class at Virginia State …
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Memories, but no pics

Family trips. I sure do miss them. When school dismissed for summer break, my family and I usually packed up the car and headed toward Atlantic Beach. We’d spend about a week soaking …

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