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Archive for January, 2010

What’s open or closed Monday for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Sunday, January 17th, 2010

Offices: ClosedTrash pickup: Yes

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Fishing restrictions mean higher prices for local catches

Sunday, January 17th, 2010

By Anna BrownCityDesk@StarNewsOnline.com

It will be more difficult and pricey for locals to enjoy local seafood favorites such as snapper and grouper until mid-summer, and maybe for much longer. The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (SAFMC) is enforcing a new federal law that restricts or prohibits both commercial and recreational fishing of many depleted whitefish species,…

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MyReporter.com – What is the history behind Hughes Brothers?

Sunday, January 17th, 2010

Brothers J. Winder Hughes and James B. Hughes launched their original automotive service station in 1921 at Second and Market streets — about where the present Cooperative Bank/First Bank building is now located.

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Nearly two-thirds of N.C graduates must retake basic courses in college

Sunday, January 17th, 2010

By GARY D. ROBERTSONAssociated Press

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – Gov. Beverly Perdue says she’s resolute about raising the high school graduation rate because nearly 30 percent of the ninth-graders still don’t cross the stage to get a diploma in four years.

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Candlelight vigil held for woman whose remains were found off River Road

Saturday, January 16th, 2010

By Shannan BowenShannan.Bowen@StarNewsOnline.com

If her siblings have it their way, Priscilla Ann Rogers’ name will be spoken for a long time.

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