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Friant, of Jacksonville, broke ground on Tuesday, which was also her 28th birthday, on a piece of property on 653 Grants Creek Road as part of the Crystal Coast's Habitat for Humanity's 91st Habitat Home Groundbreaking Ceremony.
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Claims from residents whose vehicles were damaged after they drove into a sinkhole in a Jacksonville road have been denied by the city's insurance company.
The Onslow County commissioners say three open and closed landfills soon will be home to 6,000 solar panels that will produce electricity to power 2,400 homes.
Special productions - including concerts, plays and live nativities - are offered to welcome the public into their church homes and celebrate the season.
Arbelle and Belinda Jackson grew up in downtown Jacksonville and wanted to stay there, but their homes were in need of significant repair, according to city officials.
Winterfest's cold-weather celebrations Saturday afternoon were followed by a glistening lineup during the 26th annual Jacksonville Christmas Flotilla.
It will be a High Country Christmas for many families in the United States -- even for some as far away as Arizona.
Reaction to the attacks on Pearl Harbor led to the rapid construction of the Marine Corps' largest base on the east coast.
The flags were at half-mast Saturday afternoon as more than a hundred people gathered at the American Legion in Jacksonville to pay respects to the thousands who died during the bombing of Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.
Navy Seaman Cody Mayers, son of Sherry Jones of Jacksonville, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.
According to Jacksonville Police Department spokeswoman Beth Purcell, Kevin Thomas Moir, 22, was turning left onto Western Boulevard on his 2005 Honda motorcycle, crossing two left turn lanes across the north-bound travel lanes, when he was struck by a 1994 Saturn driven by Jerome Isiahn Walker, 23, of Jacksonville on Thursday morning.
Crystal Coast Habitat for Humanity will celebrate the start of their 91st Habitat Home build with a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday, December 10th starting at Noon.
The free event will be open Saturday from 2 until 8 p.m. and features carolers, ice sculptures, food vendors, arts and crafts, ceremonial tree lighting, snow play area, petting zoo, hay and train rides, pictures with Santa, Build-a-Toy Workshop and holiday games.
Steven Wangerin's appointment by Gov. Pat McCrory was announced Thursday afternoon.