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Monday, January 5, 2009

First day back to school

Sarah Robinson, right, asks 5-year-old Victoria Perry, left, Cameron Smith, 6, Dylan Thomas, 9, and Justin Whaley, 10, about their Christmas break outside Greenwood Middle School this morning on their first day back to school from holiday break. Wayne County...

Chamber concert added to Gala lineup

The annual gala sponsored by Wayne Community College Foundation will be a little different this spring -- prompted by a chamber music concert that exceeded expectations several months ago. That concert featured Dr. Jeremy Thompson, a pianist at First Presbyterian...

Help available for handling winter heating bills

For Wayne County residents struggling to keep warm this winter, help is available through the utility companies themselves as well as the Department of Social Services. The North Carolina Utilities Commission regulates public utility services in the state, including...

Hospital to balance economy, 2009 plans

Wayne Memorial Hospital is not immune to the financial troubles that have the world on edge, but hospital President and CEO Bill Paugh says that despite the economic uncertainty, the hospital remains committed to improving facilities and care. The hospital...

Suspect sought on animal cruelty charges

A Fremont area man Monday morning was being sought by animal control officials in connection of what is being described as a bizarre case involving dismembered animals. Meanwhile, a Goldsboro man faces felony animal abuse charges after he strangled...

Filling storefronts: Officials see some interest in Wayne County locations

Real estate signs peel from the darkened windows in the cluster of empty offices on Wayne Memorial Drive, while cater-corner to the suite of barren storefronts, the grassy lot set aside for a grocery store is occupied only by crows....

Deadline for state government summer internships is Jan. 21

RALEIGH -- North Carolina residents attending a college, university, technical institute or community college have until Jan. 21 to apply for one of 100 paid state government internships available for summer 2009. The State Government Internship Program offers students real-world...