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10 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

Noah's Ark lets users make their own stuffed animals

It came in the form of an e-mail, but Karen Newkirk said the inspiration to go into the stuffed animal business was nothing short of divine.

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Related Topix: Kenansville, NC, Onslow County, NC

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Carolina Beaches

27th Annual Core Sound Decoy Festival - 2014: December 6th and 7th, Harkers Island, NC

The Core Sound Decoy Festival has been a coastal tradition since 1988. Festival events include antique decoy exhibits, retriever demonstrations, children's decoy painting, educational exhibits, duck calling competitions, head whittling contest, and a live decoy auction.

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Related Topix: Harkers Island, NC, Holly Ridge, NC

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WCTI

Man accused of setting fire to home while resident slept

A man is charged with attempted murder and arson for allegedly setting a home in Duplin County on fire while a person slept inside.

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Related Topix: Fire

The Sampson Independent

Andrew's Chapel Church disbanded

Iris Goodwin and Ann Pate, area citizens concerned about the disbanding of Andrew's Chapel, are viewed on the porch.

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Related Topix: Sampson County, NC, Edgecombe County, NC, Pop/Rock, America, Gamewell, NC

Thu Jul 17, 2014

WITN

Fisherman Dies After Falling In The Water In Duplin County

Duplin County Sheriff Blake Wallace says that his office is investigating the death of a man reportedly seen struggling in a pond.

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Related Topix: Pink Hill, NC

WITN

Kinston Man Charged With Sex Offense With Child

A man who is accused of committing a sex offense against a child is headed back to Lenoir County to face charges.

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Related Topix: Lenoir County, NC, Kinston, NC

Mon Jul 14, 2014

WITN

New Info: Duplin County Detour After Potato Truck Flips Over

Troopers said a tractor trailer full of potatoes flipped over along Highway 11 in Duplin County, and now drivers will have to take the long way around until the crash site is cleaned up.

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Mount Olive Tribune, Mount Olive, NC

Racial tension hits Duplin school board meeting

Former Warsaw Mayor Win Batten spoke at last Tuesday's school board meeting, expressing concerns that plans on the table for new schools could perpetuate de facto segregation.

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Related Topix: Warsaw, NC

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

WIC program starts using new system

Area mothers taking part in the Women Infants and Children program at the Onslow County will notice a change starting this week: less paperwork and more personal interaction with the staff.

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Related Topix: Onslow County, NC, Carteret County, NC, Jones County, NC, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition

Wed Jul 09, 2014

News Observer

Aaron Fussell leaves a strong legacy of service

As a young soldier during World War II, Aaron Fussell landed on Omaha Beach as part of the D-Day invasion in Europe and later fought in the Battle of the Bulge.

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Related Topix: History in the News, Rose Hill, NC, Education Etc.

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Man eludes arrest after robbery at Family Dollar

A white man dressed in all black - black pants, shoes and long-sleeved shirt - who walked into a Beulaville store Sunday night and robbed two clerks at gunpoint is on the loose, according to information from Beulaville Police Department.

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Related Topix: Beulaville, NC

Sun Jul 06, 2014

WITN

Duplin County: Officials Investigating Cause Of House Fire

The fire happened close to 12:00 a.m. Sunday on 137 Glenn Wells Lane in Rose Hill, according to Duplin County Fire Marshal Ricky Deaver.

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Related Topix: Rose Hill, NC, Warsaw, NC, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

Fri Jul 04, 2014

WITN

Damage Reports From Arthur's Path

As our meteorologists have been tracking Hurricane Arthur, we have been following up on damage reports coming into our newsroom from emergency crews and viewers alike.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Arthur, Tornado, Natural Disasters, Rose Hill, NC, Beaufort County, NC

Thu Jul 03, 2014

WWAY-TV Wilmington

STORMTRACK 3: WWAY viewing area avoids landfall from Arthur, better weather ahead for July 4th

Hurricane Arthur dumped over 4 inches of rain in some coastal locations in southeastern NC.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Arthur, Natural Disasters, Rose Hill, NC, Tornado

WITN

New Info: Possible Tornado Damages Three Homes In Duplin County

It happened during a tornado warning for the county around 4:00 p.m. near the intersection of Rosemary Road and U.S. 117 outside of Rose Hill.

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Related Topix: Weather, Rose Hill, NC, Pender County, NC

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Unemployment increases in Onslow, Duplin, Carteret

Unemployment rates increased in 92 North Carolina counties in May, and Onslow County was among them, according to data released Tuesday by the North Carolina Department of Commerce.

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Related Topix: Onslow County, NC, Jones County, NC, Scotland County, NC, Currituck County, NC

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Mount Olive Tribune, Mount Olive, NC

Racial tension hits Duplin school board meeting

Former Warsaw Mayor Win Batten spoke at last Tuesday's school board meeting, expressing concerns that plans on the table for new schools could perpetuate de facto segregation.

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Related Topix: Warsaw, NC

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