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9 hrs ago | Eastern Wake News

Wendell tobacco farmer Richard Todd looks over his crop in 2004.

This week in history we look back 10, 25 and 50 years to see what was happening in the eastern Wake County area.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Wendell, NC, Wake County, NC, Knightdale, NC, Education Etc.

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

NC's new law requiring welfare applicants be tested for drugs faces delays

Work First Family Assistance provides job training and benefits to low-income families.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Wake County, NC

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From left, Arthur Stanley Nelson laughs as Wool E. Bull high fives Reuben M. O'Neal as they celebrate O'Neal's 98th birthday on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park.


Related Topix: Durham, NC, Wedding, Raleigh, NC, Family, Teenagers

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Eastern Wake News

This Week in History: July 23

From left, Elliot Harrell, Cameron Harrell, Gabrielle Strickland and Ryan Strickland try their best to hang onto Kent Strickland of Knightdale at Riverwood Athletic Club pool in 2004.


Related Topix: Knightdale, NC, Wendell, NC, Wake County, NC, Zebulon, NC, Smithfield, NC

Sun Jul 20, 2014

News Observer

Police: Man stabbed to death in Clayton

Police say two men were arguing at around 10 p.m. Saturday behind a convenience store when 50-year-old Carlos Luis Rubio was stabbed twice.


Related Topix: Clayton, NC

Sat Jul 19, 2014

News Observer

Toxic cleanup shifts from dirt near RDU to region's streams, lakes

Matthew Clark of Cary, NC, releases a carp he caught during an afternoon of fishing at Lake Crabtree County Park on Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Morrisville, NC.


Related Topix: Cary, NC, Morrisville, NC, Environment, Science, North Carolina

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Virginia Amber Alert leads to to Johnston arrests

The Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Department called Benson police early Sunday regarding an Amber Alert issued in Virginia after a boy had been abducted from a foster home.


Related Topix: Smithfield, NC

The Gaston Gazette

Pacific Coast Feather announcement leads state

Pacific Coast Feather Co.' s February announcement, which, promised 140 local manufacturing jobs, was the largest of its kind in North Carolina for the first quarter of the year.


Related Topix: Gaston County, NC, Guilford County, NC, Vance County, NC, Buncombe County, NC

Historic plantation memories honor African American culture with Jubilee Music

The Historic Stagville property in Durham, "is the remnant of one of the largest plantation of the pre-Civil War South and belonged to the Bennehan-Cameron family," according to the history on their website.


Related Topix: Durham, NC, Pembroke, NC, Bahama, NC

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Business Journal

These Raleigh designers want you to wait by a fireplace before your root canal

That was the idea when Design Lines, Ltd. of Raleigh designed the interior of Cary Endodontics with comfy chairs, stained walnut accents and a fireplace.


Related Topix: Raleigh, NC, Interior Design, Arts

Tue Jul 08, 2014

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Man arrested in hit and run accident that severed passenger's arm

A Wilmington man is behind bars under a $100,000 bond after police arrested him on a warrant from Johnston County.


Related Topix: Wilmington, NC, New Hanover County, NC

News Observer

Twenty-year-old man killed after car flips on I-40 in Johnston County

Juan Eduardo Del Angel of Dudley was driving a 1996 Ford Explorer east on the highway at about 8:20 a.m. when it ran off the highway to the right near its interchange with N.C. 96 in Johnston County, according to Sergeant C.W. Lawrance of the State Highway Patrol.


Related Topix: Dudley, NC, Goldsboro, NC, Raleigh, NC

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Sampson Independent

Newton Grove celebrates 4th with a bangJuly 6th | 0

David Johnson/Sampson IndependentBowden Warren and helicopter medic Michael Ivey check out the UNC Hospitals helicopter during Sunday's Fourth of July celebration at Newton Grove's Weeks Park.


Related Topix: Newton Grove, NC

Sun Jul 06, 2014

News Observer

Ex-St. Aug's athletic director shared his inspiration with many

Harvey Heartley dreamed of playing for N.C. State but he attended N.C. Central and later became a successful coach and athletic director at St. Augustine's.


Related Topix: Clayton, NC, Smithfield, NC, Gates County, NC, Raleigh, NC

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Photo Story: N.C. Units Called to Haz Mat Incident

Fire departments from two counties responded to a major natural gas leak on June 23 night in the 4700 block of Guy Road in Clayton.


Related Topix: Fire, Clayton, NC, Garner, NC, Wake County, NC

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Two injured in wreck on I-95 in Johnston County

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol said the driver of the 2003 Ford Explorer was taken by medical helicopter to WakeMed in Raleigh.


News Observer

2 injured in I-95 crash in Selma

All lanes of Interstate 95 were closed for about an hour in Johnston County near Selma due to a serious accident Thursday afternoon.


Related Topix: Selma, NC

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Beach Carolina Magazine

21st Century Military Training at 1860s Bentonville Battlefield

Even today, a trip to a Civil War era battlefield can improve the combat effectiveness of the modern soldier.


Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, Fort Bragg, US Army, Camp Lejeune, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune