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Friday, August 29, 2008

Mewborn chosen as Wayne County Teacher of the Year

The sole male candidate for Wayne County Teacher of the Year won the honor Thursday night at Walnut Creek Coun-try Club. George L. Mewborn III, an English and composition teacher at Spring Creek High School since 2001, is a...

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Meat stolen Charlotte Edwards of Vanderbilt Circle told Goldsboro police on Wednesday that a window and screen at her home were broken, and a $100 worth of frozen meat was stolen from a freezer. Two window-mounted air conditioners also...

4th Fighter Wing chief Col. Steve Kwast takes final flight as commander

Joni Kwast had been there before -- standing in a hangar surrounded by family and friends, waiting for her husband to guide his F-15E Strike Eagle back to the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base flight line. But as she...

Outside firm will take a look at Cherry Hospital

State officials intend to contract the services of an independent firm to evaluate operations at Cherry Hospital -- and are looking to increase security on the grounds. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Dempsey Benton has directed the...

Walnut Creek Village Council plans community meetings

WALNUT CREEK -- After hearing a report last month about the village survey results, the Walnut Creek Village Council decided Wednesday night to hold three "town hall" meetings during which residents can discuss the community's future. The goal for...

Wayne County weighs starting employee day care

As Wayne County continues to feel the full impact of its recent switch to a four-day workweek, officials are exploring the possibility of starting a day care for children of county employees. The idea was raised months ago as...

Closings are announced for Labor Day holiday

County and municipal government offices in Wayne and Duplin counties will be closed Monday for the Labor Day holiday. Schools in the two counties, post offices and banks will be closed as well. Wayne County commissioners will meet as...