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Thursday, October 8, 2009

Progress Energy project gets first state OK

Progress Energy's plans for a $900 million natural gas-fueled power plant in Wayne County have been approved by the N.C. Utilities Commission. "This is a major milestone moving this project forward, and we are very excited about it," said...

Rotary delivers dictionary donations

Students at Eastern Wayne Elementary School have been studying about organization within communities and the importance of volunteers. So when Goldsboro Rotary Club members showed up on Wednesday distributing dictionaries to third-graders, it gave them yet another way to understand...

Pork Chop Barn here to stay

It started under a simple tent -- dozens of members of Walker Memorial United Methodist Church slinging pork chop sandwiches to passersby at last year's edition of the Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair. They sold drinks out of coolers, dealt...

Wayne County's got a lot of talent

Students in grades K-5 from schools across Wayne County participated Thursday in the talent competition at the Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair. Categories included vocal solo, instrumental solo, dance solo, novelty act, vocal group, dance group, novelty group, instrumental group and...