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Monday, October 12, 2009

Towns will start casting ballots Thursday

One-stop early voting for the Nov. 3 municipal elections will get under way Thursday and will continue through Oct. 31 at the Wayne County Board of Elections office, 209 S. William St. The hours will be from 8 a.m....

It's called 'barking:' Running the water gun races at the fair seemed easy, but it really take personality, patience and business savy

The Company: Powers Great American Midways The Job: Fair games worker The Location: Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair Drawing people to the water gun game at the Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair was a little trickier than I expected. "Hey man, you...

$844,000 comes to cities from Powell Bill allocation

Municipalities in Wayne County have received more than $844,000 in state Powell Bill funds and a total allocation of more than $1 million from the state. The funding comes from revenues generated by the state gas tax and other...

Officers receive training honor from state

A program that encourages additional training and college courses for North Carolina police officers honored three Goldsboro police officers this quarter. Officers Pat Carcirieri, Cpl. Marissa Davis and Steven Powers were recognized as having "advanced" law enforcement training. The designation...

Work First enrollees to wait for benefits

Participants in the Work First program who receive cash assistance checks will now have to wait until the end of the month for their benefits. Beginning this month, as part of the newly state-implemented Work First Benefits/Pay for Perform-ance philosophy,...

Memory Walk set for Saturday at city park

The Wayne-Duplin County Memory Walk to raise awareness and research funds for Alzheimer's Dis-ease will be held Saturday at Herman Park. This is the eighth year for the event, with registration at 8:30 a.m. followed by the one- and...

Charges filed in May car accident

A slew of charges including death by motor vehicle have been filed in connection with a May wreck on U.S. 117 at the intersection of the Old Mount Olive Highway that left one dead and two others injured, including...