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Jan. 06, 2015 @ 06:51 AM

Making a baby horse the hard way

Jennifer Burns hopes her horse will soon be visited by the stork with a special baby delivery.

But instead of delivering a baby, it will bring a package on dry ice.

That package will make a baby horse, but exactly how that will work is not for the squeamish.


Dec. 25, 2014 @ 08:28 AM

Mother feels a void in the holiday

Katie Dula says there is a big hole in her heart where her son, Raoul “Oolie” Dula, 34, once occupied. Even though her remaining children are home for Christmas, Katie feels a conspicuous absence.


Dec. 25, 2014 @ 07:54 AM

A different Christmas wish

There’s no Christmas tree in the corner, no presents waiting for the grandchildren, no stockings hung waiting to be filled – only a small but festive candle on the corner of the coffee table.

But Wednesday, Patricia B. Austin, 68, cooked Christmas dinner anyway, ready to celebrate the holiday with family.

She wants something different for Christmas this year – she wants to be fired.


Dec. 24, 2014 @ 08:17 AM

Lenoir man accused of selling Oxycodone pills

A man living in a retirement community is accused of selling Oxycodone pills from his mobile home.


Dec. 24, 2014 @ 06:28 AM

Churches offer community Christmas lunch

Two churches are putting together lunches for Christmas Day to share Christmas with neighbors and make new friends.

Mount Zion Baptist Church in Sawmills begins their lunch at 11 a.m. Sandra Gibbs, who helps organize the meal, said this is the church's third year preparing a Christmas lunch.