Dome: N.C. BBQ worse than road kill, Perry said – Source: News & Observer

If Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry ever campaigns in Eastern North Carolina, he may have some explaining to do.

According to "Holy Smoke: The Big Book of North Carolina Barbecue," in 1992 when Perry was a promising Texas politician but not yet governor, he tried some Eastern North Carolina barbecue from King’s of Kinston, which was served at the Republican National Convention in Houston. (Read more)

NEIGHBORS: Helping those in need – Source: Sun Journal

Hurricane Irene left its mark in Pamlico County. Although Vickie Moseley-Jones suffered minor damages, her heart goes out to those residents who sustained significant damages, some who even lost their homes.

Moseley-Jones will be honored for her community service by the NAACP in an event scheduled for Saturday. Marshall Williams, vice president of the Craven County Chapter of the NAACP, said that Moseley-Jones is a great asset to the students and faculty at Craven Community College. (Read more)

Lawmakers to tackle electric rates – Source: The Wilson Times

Sen. Buck Newton, a Republican who represents Wilson and Nash counties, was appointed Wednesday to co-chair the Municipal Power Agency Relief committee, which will seek ways to cut electric costs for customers served by ElectriCities. (Paid Content)

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