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Monday, August 3, 2009

Patient marks her 25th year of straight dialysis treatment

Emogene Williams has not missed a single dialysis treatment in 25 years. And the day she was to be celebrated for that accomplishment, she was not about to miss. The actual anniversary date was the week before, but DaVita...

National Night Out set for this Tuesday

The annual National Night Out festival, which aims to encourage residents to "take back their streets," will feature free music, displays and children's games Tuesday from 6 to 9 p.m. in Herman Park. The theme of this year's event...

Move-in now complete for new county offices

For county Planning Director Connie Price and Inspections Director Steven Stroud, there is much to like about their departments' new homes in the renovated Jeffreys Building (the old Federal Building) at 134 N. John St., not the least of...

MOC conference room named for area pastor

A conference room at Mount Olive College has been named for a Goldsboro area minister. Services were held recently to dedicate the Gary M. Bailey Conference Room, in honor of the pastor of Stoney Creek Free Will Baptist Church....

Chamber, experts will talk health care in September

Local businesses and community members will have the opportunity to learn more about the health care debate first hand next month. The Wayne County Chamber of Commerce will present its second State of the Community program at 8 a.m. on...

Officials to hear rezoning request

A rezoning request by Wayne County Commissioner Steve Keen will get its second reading Tuesday morning during the commissioners regular meeting. Its approval would clear the way the way for Keen to begin development of the 70-acre tract on...

Princeton teen dies in wreck

PRINCETON -- An 18-year-old teen driving a motorcycle died after a head-on crash involving a minivan on Saturday afternoon, authorities confirmed. Tyler Dean Smith, a Princeton resident, died after the collision at Rains Mill Road near Old Cornwallis Road,...