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Thursday, October 13, 2005

Water problems loom for Duplin

KENANSVILLE -- Duplin County residents might soon have to watch how much water they are using -- and not because of the recent vandalism to two county water tanks, either. Duplin lies on the western edge of a what officials...

Lighthouse thrift store is permanently closed

The Lighthouse of Wayne County's thrift store has closed permanently. Last year, the Lighthouse received a grant to help open the Beacon of Hope thrift store. Co-director Cheri Seronick said donations were up, but sales were down. "The thrift store...

Pork will be king at Arts Council's cook-off during Feast in the East

There will be plenty of pork later this month when the Arts Council of Wayne County presents its third annual Swinefest. As was true last year, the barbecue cook-off will be part of the second annual Feast in the East...

Man with ties to Goldsboro will be honorary chairman of Memory Walk

A man with Goldsboro ties will be the honorary chairman of the Neuse Region Alzheimer's Association Memory Walk Saturday. Dr. John Hope Franklin of Durham is a historian, lifelong civil rights activist and the author of several books. He credits...

City staff completes course in teamwork

City department heads and leaders completed a course in teamwork Sept. 21 and are hoping the result will be a more efficient city government, officials said Monday. Relying heavily on Peter Senge's business bestseller "The Fifth Discipline: The Art and...

WCC Foundation scholarships available

New and returning students who plan to attend Wayne Community College for the spring 2006 semester may apply for Foundation of Wayne Community College scholarships now through Oct. 31. Scholarship applications are available in the foundation office in the Dogwood...

Wilson Whirligig Festival to be held Nov. 5-6

WILSON -- Wilson's first Whirligig street festival will be held in downtown Wilson on Nov. 5 and 6. The two-day event includes free concerts by bluegrass great Doc Watson, the bands Chairmen of the Board and the Super Grit Cowboy...

Public record

Drug arrests The Goldsboro-Wayne County drug squad arrested two Goldsboro people on drug charges and placed one of them, Dionco Rolaan Hamilton, 31, under $100,000 bond. He and Erica O'Neil Johnson, 29, were charged after officers searched their house on...