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2008-07-18 09:00:41

By Jannette Pippin, The Daily News, Jacksonville, N.C. Jul. 18--STELLA -- A vast stretch of the White Oak River and the marsh and farmland that extend from its banks were the backdrop for Harry Barker's childhood.

2008-07-11 09:00:59

By Jannette Pippin, The Daily News, Jacksonville, N.C. Jul. 11--NEWPORT -- Carteret-Craven Electric Cooperative is doing its part to cut expenses as rising fuel costs impact the bills of member consumers.

2008-07-05 09:00:14

By Jannette Pippin, The Daily News, Jacksonville, N.C. Jul. 5--MOREHEAD CITY -- Not every issue may be a divisive one in the race for the District 13 seat in the N.C. House of Representatives.

2008-06-17 09:00:51

By Jannette Pippin, The Daily News, Jacksonville, N.C. Jun. 17--BEAUFORT -- The former Beaufort Elementary School property is on the market again.


Word of the Day
gawf
  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
The origin of the word 'gawf' is obscure, but may come from the phrase 'go for more'.