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Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Seminar for parents offered on Thursday

A communitywide parent seminar is being planned for Thursday at the H.V. Brown Center on Poplar Street, sponsored by the Title I program of Wayne County Public Schools. Twelve presenters will provide parents with information that can help students...

Towns receive highway funding

Wayne County's six municipalities have received more than $1.34 million in state highway funding. The funds are a mix of State Street Aid, also known as the Powell Bill Fund, and Highway Trust Fund money distributed by the N.C. Department...

Polling places changed for three local precincts

Voters in three Wayne County precincts will cast their ballots at new locations when they go the polls for next month's general election. Safety led to the changes at Precinct 22 in Goldsboro and Precinct 15 at Seven Springs,...

Election officials: One-stop voters will face lines

Wayne County residents who plan to take advantage of the one-stop voting that gets under way Thursday morning should be prepared to possibly spend some time waiting in line. "People are going to have to be prepared for a...

United Way plans baseball clinic, alumni game for community campaign

MOUNT OLIVE -- United Way of Wayne County and the national champion Mount Olive College Trojans will team up for an afternoon of baseball Saturday. Events will be free, but United Way officials are encouraging donations to the organization's...

Big bird fly-in

Doc Holiday, left, and Donald Webber get his big-scale Corsair ready for flight this past weekend during the Big Bird fly-in that was held at Randy Webber ECRC field outside LaGrange. About 40 big birds from around the area...

Health Fair scheduled for Saturday at WCC

Health Focus 2008 will be held on Saturday at Wayne Community College from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. This health fair, which will feature a dance contest for school-age children, is intended to encourage county residents to "Eat Smart...

3HC to host annual High Tea

3HC, the not-for-profit agency that owns and operates the Kitty Askins Hospice Center, is hosting a "Hats, Gloves & Pearls" High Tea on Monday from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. at the Royal Tea Room on Berkeley Boulevard in Goldsboro....