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Sunday, September 24, 2006

It's final: Paramount, Community Building are a go

The curtain fell Friday after Center Stage's production of "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" to thunderous appplause. Two blocks away, the cheers were loud, too, but for a different curtain call. Goldsboro is getting back its Paramount....

SJAFB investigates West Nile finding

Mosquitoes taken from three breeding areas at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base are believed to be carriers for the West Nile virus, a state expert said Friday. Dr. Nolan Newton, section chief of the North Carolina Public Health Pest Management...

Cox gets life for couple's murders

A jury of nine women and three men decided Friday that 24-year-old Telly T. Cox of LaGrange will spend the rest of his life in prison for the murders of Michael Shawn Maynard and Christie Nicole Jones. Cox faced two...

A dream that took to the sky

Nichole Malachowski was 5 years old the first time she looked up into the sky and dreamed of flying jets. She didn't know if she could or how she would get there. She just knew she had to fly. "I...

Next facilities meeting will head south

Members of Wayne County's Board of Education and Board of Commissioners will continue to listen to the public's concerns regarding school facilities during the fourth of six public forums Monday night at Southern Wayne High School. Parents and concerned citizens...

Student combines love of music with zest for life

Music used to be the focus of 18-year-old Joseph Cha's life. At home in Korea, he devoted up to 15 hours a day to the cello. And he was good at it, earning many prestigious awards for his talent. But...

Girl Scouts get grant to study woodpecker

The Girl Scout Council of Coastal Carolina has received an Earthpact Grant from Girl Scouts of the USA and funding from International Paper to support innovative and ongoing wildlife conservation activities for girls that benefit local native animals. The red-cockaded...

Symphony tickets on sale

Tickets are on sale at the Arts Council of Wayne County for this year's North Carolina Symphony performance of Holiday Pops. The concert will take place Tuesday, Nov. 21, at 8 p.m. at Dillard Middle School. Presented by the...

Public record

Armed robbery Wayne County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to an armed robbery call after someone entered the Handy Mart on the 5400 block of U.S. 117 in Mount Olive and stole an undetermined amount of money. Sherry Lake told deputies...

Healing staple Pinee back on shelves

An all-natural healing agent first introduced in 1928 is back on shelves in stores across eastern North Carolina. Pinee, a staple antiseptic in homes and on farms for decades, has been re-introduced after several years of being off the market....

Stith will speak at GOP meeting

Thomas Stith will be the speaker at the Monday night meeting of The Wayne County Republican Club. The informal dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $5. Stith began his career by serving as special assistant to Gov. Jim Martin....

Thirteen girls to compete Friday for Queen of the Fair

Talent and beauty will rule the stage Friday at the Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair when 13 contestants vie for the title of Queen of the Fair. The competition will start at 8 p.m. in the Entertainment Arena at the fairgrounds...

Air base shows its gratitude for what retirees give back

Even after devoting years of their lives to the service of their country, many former airmen and their families continue to support Seymour Johnson Air Force Base with their time, while asking for nothing in return. Base officials honored those...