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US Postal Service issues new Thoreau stamp at Walden Pond

The U.S. Postal Service has dedicated its new Henry David Thoreau postage stamp at a ceremony at Walden Pond, where the 19th century American philosopher and naturalist spent two years in solitude and reflection.
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New stamp marks centennial of JFK’s birth

The U.S. Postal Service has unveiled a new stamp to mark the 100th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's birth.

Holiday shipping deadlines fast approaching

Folks all over the Port City are heading into post offices to make sure their loved ones get their gifts by Christmas.

Man jailed after deputies find pot in mail

A Columbus County man has been jailed after investigators say he received shipments of marijuana in the mail.

UPDATE: Surf City businesses take ZIP Code concerns to Congress

Surf City business leaders are taking their zip code concerns to congress.

Business leaders want to end Surf City identity crisis

Surf City business owners are speaking out about what they call the town's identity crisis.

Wilmington native, architect Robert Taylor honored on US stamp

In Downtown Wilmington, a ceremony was held to celebrate an area native being selected to be on the US stamp. Robert Robinson Taylor was the first formally educated black architect in America, studying at MIT in the late 1800's.

Appeals court upholds temporary hike in postal rate

A federal appeals court has upheld a temporary rate hike in the price of sending mail, but says the US Postal Service can't make the increase permanent.

Former mayor of Chadbourn dies at 87

videoThe News Reporter in Whiteville reports former mayor of Chadbourn Leo Mercer died on Thursday at Columbus Regional Healthcare.

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