Monday, September 07, 2020

Dear Short Answers: I was very sick last year to the point where I thought I might die. I didn’t but it did make me think about all the stuff I have accumulated in my life. Some of it means a lot to me but doesn’t have much financial value and I didn’t want it to end up in the garbage. I hav…

JACKSONVILLE — Onslow County Schools (OCS) has been notified that the USDA summer nutrition program waiver allowing school systems to provide free meals has been extended until Dec. 31. This means that until Dec. 31, every school-age child 18 years or younger who lives in Onslow County will …

Jennie Horne Wells of Rose Hill recently celebrated a huge milestone — her 107th birthday. Find out more on Page B3.

Another annual event has fallen victim to the COVID-19 pandemic, as officials announced on Saturday that the 2020 Duplin Agribusiness Fair would be canceled.

KENANSVILLE — After having the highest infection rate in the state earlier this year, Duplin County’s number of lab-confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 has steadily declined since the peak in mid-May.

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A year ago, if you had asked Jennifer Gillikin what the significance of Nov. 4, 2020 was, she almost certainly would have guessed it to be the day of a particularly significant match for her D.H. Conley volleyball team.

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On the same day the Charlotte-North Carolina football game was canceled two days before its existence because Charlotte has too many offensive linemen in quarantine, East Carolina surged ahead with its practice schedule Thursday and its preparations toward playing UCF on Sept. 26 at Dowdy-Fi…

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The announcement Monday that East Carolina’s first football game will be streamed exclusively on ESPN-Plus undoubtedly was met with some unpleasant responses by fans, who will need a specific subscription to the streaming service to watch the game.