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Sunday, October 14, 2007

Barry's new bunch: TV star named honorary member of 4th Fighter Wing squadron

A younger Barry Williams might have joined the service had his warm smile not caught the eye of a Hollywood casting director. He would have, perhaps, been a member of the Coast Guard like his father. He would not have...

Susan Farfour to run as write-in candidate for City Council

Susan Farfour wants people in the city's fifth district to have a choice. So, when she learned that only one candidate -- the incumbent -- had filed for the race, and with a little encouragement from some friends, she decided...

Basketball program helping keep youth off the streets

Every Tuesday night, more than 150 young people who might otherwise have no place to hang out are shooting hoops at Goldsboro High School instead. Smart Choices for Youth, a non-profit group serving Goldsboro since 1989, is paying for "Midnight...

Dr. Tayloe is president-elect of American Academy of Pediatrics

Dr. David Tayloe of Goldsboro Pediatrics has been named president-elect of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the nation's largest pediatric organization. He will officially take office during the October AAP National Conference and Exhibition in San Francisco, Calif., and will...

WCC unveils Hope Monument to local 'heroes'

From staff reports In memory of those who lit the path, a monument and brick walkway at Wayne Community College were unveiled this week. Hope Monument, a six-foot black granite monolith, is surrounded by a ring of bricks engraved with...

Memory Walk Saturday at Herman Park

A walk, honoring those who have struggled with losing their memories, will be held in Goldsboro this weekend. The sixth Neuse Regional Alzheimer's Memory Walk will kick off Saturday in Herman Park with registration at 9 a.m., followed by one-...

Workshops on saving energy Oct. 30-31

From staff reports As thermometers drop and energy prices likely start to climb, local residents and businesses can learn no-cost and low-cost ways to save on energy bills at two free educational workshop "Reducing Energy Expenses at Your Home and...

Make a Difference Day Oct. 27

Wayne County residents will be doing a variety of community service projects during Make A Difference Day 2007 on Saturday, Oct. 27. Make A Difference Day is sponsored by the Points of Light Foundation and the Volunteer Center National Network....