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Sunday, February 26, 2006

New grocery takes Winn-Dixie building

Save-A-Lot supermarket has signed a lease to open in the former Winn-Dixie on Berkeley Boulevard in Goldsboro, a spokeswoman said. Established in 1977, Save-A-Lot is headquartered in St. Louis, Mo. According to company officials, Save-A-Lot offers about 1,250 grocery items....

United Way picks Rustin as recipient of top honor

Wayne County's library director is the recipient of the 2005 Emil Rosenthal Award for United Way of Wayne County. Jane Rustin received the award at the group's annual meeting Friday. "You surprised me," she said, accepting the honor. "It awes...

Smith: Plan will include priorities and dollars

EDITOR'SNOTE: This is the third in a four-part series examining the debate over funding for Wayne County school facilities improvement. Asked to respond to questions, in addition to Wayne County Schools Superintendent Dr. Steven Taylor, school board Chairman John Grantham...

Residents can learn about Purim holiday

Be sure to tell the children to make plenty of noise. After all, it's almost the "Jewish Mardi Gras." On March 13, Wayne County Reads will celebrate Purim, considered one of the most joyous events on the Jewish calendar. The...

Leadership group explores business, industry

Members of the 2005-06 Class of Leadership Wayne County took their turn learning about business and industry this month as part of the countywide leadership program. Leadership Wayne County participants meet once a month from October through April for a...

Head Start strives to help parents as well as children

Head Start does more than prepare young children for school, say officials at WAGES, which oversees the program. Through organizations such as Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina and grants, parents can also be educated and supported as they work to...

Awards given for flag essays

Six Wayne County Public Schools students were rewarded for writing essays about the United States flag. On Tuesday, the Benev-olent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge No. 139 handed out $450 worth of U.S. Savings Bonds to students for essays...

Public Record

Bogus solicitation Wayne County Sheriff Carey Winders wants area residents to be alerted to an improper solicitation that is being sent to residents and businesses. According to the Sheriff's Office, the mail supposedly originated from a business called The Day...

Play based on writings, drawings of children imprisoned during WWII

Tickets go on sale Wednesday for the play "I Never Saw Another Butterfly," based on drawings and poems created by children in a Nazi concentration camp. The Foundation of Wayne Community College is producing the play, which is directed by...

MOC music workshop June 1-3

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive College is planning a three-day music and worship workshop full of opportunities for anyone involved in church music and worship this spring. According to Dr. Larry Oldham, associate professor of music at MOC and coordinator...

Middle school students recognized

Teachers, principals, and staff from Wayne County Public Schools helped honor 30 middle school boys Tuesday at the W.E.H.O.P.E. Luncheon at the H. V. Brown Center in Goldsboro. W.E.H.O.P.E., which stands for "Working Enthusiastically to Help Other People Excel," is...

Crop assistance deadline Tuesday

The deadline to apply for Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance is Tuesday. The program provides financial assistance to producers of noninsurable crops when low yields, loss of inventory or prevented planning occurs due to natural disasters. Crops eligible for NAP coverage...