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AP Interview: NATO chief welcomes Trump's new approach

UNITED NATIONS - NATO's secretary-general welcomed President Donald Trump's new strategy for the 16-year Afghan war and said the U.S. leader's insistence that NATO members increase their defense spending is achieving positive results. Jens Stoltenberg said in a wide-ranging interview with The Associ

WRAL - 2017-09-20 03:03:55

The Latest: Trump's talks of UN 'potential' at luncheon

NEW YORK - The Latest on U.S. President Donald Trump at the United Nations (all times local): 1:55 p.m. President Donald Trump is hailing the "unlimited potential" of the United Nations at a luncheon. Trump says at the Tuesday gathering hosted by the U.N. secretary general that he has been a critic,

WRAL - 2017-09-19 18:04:01

Tew, Phillips Exchange Marriage Vows

Madison Brooke Tew and Larry Carmichael Phillips were united in marriage Aug. 26 during a 5:30 p.m. ceremony at the Preston Woodall House in Benson. The Rev. Preston Heath officiated the double-ring, candlelight ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Dana Tew of Godwin and the late Jefferson Dixo

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-20 00:00:42

Iraq's top court suspends Kurdish region's independence vote

A man holds a Kurdish flag with a picture of Iraqi Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani during a gathering to support next week's referendum in Iraq, at Martyrs Square in Downtown Beirut, Lebanon, Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017. Iraq's Kurdish region plans to hold the referendum on Sept. 25 to gauge support for i

WNCN.COM - 2017-09-18 11:34:40

Stewart Precythe Soccer Complex dedicated

Approximately 30 gathered Saturday at the new Stewart Precythe Soccer Complex at what was formerly the Faison produce market. They included Southern Produce officials and employees, the Precythe Family, family friends, other local businesses who contributed to the cause, the mayor and some town comm

MOUNT OLIVE TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Escapee Still On The Loose

Of The Record Staff The search for a man who escaped from a prison work crew in Harnett County last Thursday morning is ongoing and has expanded across North Carolina. North Carolina Department of Corrections spokesperon Jerry Higgins described the search for Michael Clark, 51, as statewide. Mr.

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-19 00:00:03

Fatal crash closes NC Highway 50 in Johnston County

Newton Grove, N.C. - N.C. Highway 50 was closed in both directions Monday afternoon as the result of a fatal crash. The incident happened just before 5 p.m., and N.C. 50 is expected to remain closed between Reedy Prong Church Road and Goodwin Lake Road until about 9 p.m. Photos from the scene showed

WRAL - 2017-09-18 21:26:12

Chip and Joanna Gaines of 'Fixer Upper' launch Target line

In this March 29, 2016 photo, Joanna Gaines, left, and Chip Gaines pose for a portrait in New York to promote their home improvement show, "Fixer Upper," on HGTV. (Photo by Brian Ach/Invision/AP) AUSTIN, Texas (KXAN) - Those looking to fix up their homes with some new furnishings will soon have an

WNCN.COM - 2017-09-18 14:40:14

Dorothy 'Dot' R. Westbrook, 89

Dorothy "Dot" Renfrow Westbrook, 89, of Mt. Olive, died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at Kitty Askins in Goldsboro. She was preceded in death by her husband, G.B. Westbrook Jr.; and her parents, Willie and Mamie Renfrow. Mrs. Westbrook was a lifetime member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church in the

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-18 00:00:32

Crash Claims Newton Grove Woman's Life

A woman from Newton Grove was killed in a Monday evening crash that closed U.S. 50 in Johnston County, according to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol. Around 3:56 p.m. state troopers were called to the scene of a crash at the intersection of Reedy Prong Church Road and U.S. 50 in the Meadow

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-20 00:00:02

$7M worth of heroin seized from Wayne County home, 1 man charged

MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. (WNCN) - A Duplin County man has been arrested and charged after authorities seized 10 pounds of pure heroin from inside a home in Mount Olive, according to the Wayne County Sheriff's OfficeCLICK FOR GALLERY OF N.C. MUGSHOTS Members of the Wayne County Sheriff's Office drug unit an

WNCN.COM - 2017-09-19 13:58:11

In a lifetime: Remembering Kris Harrison

Frank Harrison will never forget the day his son, Kristopher Ray, was born in Mount Olive. Kris cried and cried and cried, and continued to cry even after his parents got him home. "I called Dr. (Hervy) Kornegay and said something's got to be done," Frank said. "I said 'I think he's hungry.' The d

GOLDSBORO NEWS-ARGUS - 2017-09-19 06:11:00

For award-winning math teacher, the whole is greater than the sum of parts

Megan Lawson has undergone a conversion. She was never a good math student. We didn't particularly enjoy teaching math when she started in the classroom 10 years ago. Today, she is the 2017 Outstanding Elementary School Mathematics Teacher for Lenoir County Public Schools. "It was not a good subject

KINSTON FREE PRESS - 2017-09-19 17:21:46

Man dies after being electrocuted at Mount Olive Butterball factory

MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. (WNCN) - A worker at the Mount Olive Butterball plant died after being electrocuted on Tuesday afternoon, according to Jason Tyson, communications officer with the North Carolina Occupational Safety & Health Division (OSH). The incident occurred around 2 p.m. at the plant located a

WNCN.COM - 2017-09-20 13:38:17

Two Small Towns, One Big Celebration

Of The Record Staff Perhaps you've passed through Godwin on your way south down U.S. 301 toward Fayetteville. It's the first stop south along that stretch of rural highway, where the flashing yellow lights above the town's thrift store will slow your pace as you pass. That stoplight intersection was

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-18 00:00:00

$7 million in heroin seized in raid on Mount Olive home

MOUNT OLIVE ---- One of the largest heroin seizures in Wayne County history unfolded Monday when 5 kilograms ---- nearly 10 pounds of heroin ---- were recovered inside a home in Mount Olive. Sheriff Larry Pierce estimated the street value of the approximately 250,000 individual doses of "pure" hero

GOLDSBORO NEWS-ARGUS - 2017-09-19 05:37:00

Traffic stops net several weekend drug arrests

Specialized law enforcement teams made several drug arrests over the weekend, filing charges for marijuana, MDMA and other illegal substances. The Goldsboro/Wayne Regional Enforcement and Crime Targeting (REACT) Team arrested two people for marijuana and MDMA possession Saturday in two separate traf

GOLDSBORO NEWS-ARGUS - 2017-09-18 22:57:00

"You are ateacher that makes Monday feel like Friday."

TEACHER OF THE YEAR By TOM WOERNER Of The Record Staff A Western Harnett High School teacher was named Harnett County Teacher of the Year at the local system's annual awards banquet Monday night at Lillington-Shawtown Elementary School. Science teacher Casey Avent of Lillington was named as th

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-20 00:00:05

Autumn Leaves Must Fall, But Not Before Being A WNC Tourism Draw

CULLOWHEE - It's September in the hills when Western Carolina University's fall foliage forecaster Beverly Collins attempts to quantify the quality of the annual color show in Western North Carolina through a scientific- based prediction. And Ms. Collins is anticipating a good display across the mo

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-20 00:00:49

Fun Planned At Agritourism Farms This Fall

Activities range from pumpkin patches and corn mazes to harvest festivals and grape stomps. RALEIGH - The start of fall is Friday, and agritourism farms across the state are ready to open their doors to visitors. There are more than 700 agritourism farms across the state, and many are hosting fal

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-20 00:00:48