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Walnut Creek sets new rules for compost

WALNUT CREEK -- Walnut Creek residents will see the compost area re-open on May 2, but that won't likely be the last of improvements that will come in the village. The village council met to discuss the composting area that...

WCPS picks top school volunteer

A Norwayne Middle School parent was recognized Thursday as the Wayne County Public School Volunteer of the Year. Shelley Radford has been at the school for three years, but said she has been a school volunteer since her children --...

Day 2 of Wings Over Wayne pushes crowd total over 100,000

Patrick Walker hasn't put on an Army uniform in nearly 25 years. "I had a good run," the 67-year-old said. "Fought a war. Lived to tell." But he didn't spend Sunday morning talking about his two tours in Vietnam --...

25 fire departments fight warehouse blaze

FAISON -- Firefighters from 25 departments from across Duplin, Wayne and Sampson counties this morning continued to battle an overnight storage warehouse fire on N.C. 50/403 just west of the downtown area. There have been no injuries reported and...

Man dies in crash Sunday

DUDLEY -- A Wayne County man was killed in a traffic accident on Sleepy Creek Road early Sunday afternoon, authorities said today. Preliminary reports indicate that Ralph Hinson Jr., 66, of Emmaus Church Road, died in the single-vehicle accident...

Students learn money, life skills at workshop

More than 125 high school students from Wayne, Duplin, Lenoir and Sampson counties got a taste of what adult life is like recently at the Wayne Center. Departments of Social Services from Wayne and Lenoir counties and Eastpointe sponsored...

Possible gas leak report Saturday caused by gardening supplies

A late Saturday night call about a possible gas leak at Hill Drive Circle off North Berkeley Boulevard turned out to caused by household gardening supplies that were store in a shed next to the house, said Goldsboro Fire...

RSVP honors county volunteers

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program thanked 40 of its 208 volunteers Friday for their many hours of service with a lunch and music. State Sen. Don Davis told the group gathered at O'Berry Center there was a 25.6 percent...

Water services to be disrupted for some city residents Tuesday

The City of Goldsboro Public Works Department work crews will be installing water valves on Tuesday. In order to do this, the water service will be interrupted for the residents on Winslow Place, Winslow Circle, Simpson Street, Herbert Street,...

WCC club wins state honors

Wayne Community College's of Phi Beta Lambda business education student organization was honored during the organization's 55th annual State Leadership Conference in Raleigh. The Gamma Chi chapter competed against delegates from 38 North Carolina universities and colleges. WCC's chapter...