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Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Library gets grant for technology, science books

Wayne County Public Library has been awarded a $20,000 grant to be used to purchase books that will support local school curriculums in the areas of science and technology. WCPL will receive one of 185 grants totaling $4.7 million, awarded...

Chocolate-covered bacon among treats on 2009 State Fair menu

RALEIGH -- Chocolate-covered bacon, a handcrafted urn built for two and racing pigs all have a home this year at the 142nd North Carolina State Fair. This year's fair runs from Oct. 15 to Oct. 25 and features traditional favorites...

County realizes Medicaid savings

Wayne County could realize a savings of $700,000 as a result of the Medicaid/Article 44 sales tax swap that was finalized Oct. 1. The savings could have been as high as $2 million had the economy not tanked, County...

Terror drill -- practicing for emergency

Goldsboro police Capt. Al King brought a radio up to his mouth at just after 7 a.m. "You can roll," he said to the Emergency Response Team on the other end of the line. Within minutes, the men were creeping...

Public record

Armed robbery Thomas Deaver of the Trinity Mission Thrift Store on South Center Street reported a black male subject took $67 from the store after entering wearing a mask and carrying a black semi-automatic handgun on Saturday afternoon, police...

Dudley man sought on charges of drug dealing

A Dudley man is wanted on drug trafficking charges, according to the Goldsboro Wayne-County Drug Squad. Antonio "Rooster" Lamont Strickland, 32, of Marshall Drive, is wanted on multiple drug-related counts, including conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine, distribution of crack...

Eastern Wayne honored for graduation rate

A Wayne County high school has been recognized by the state for its graduation rate. Eastern Wayne High School is one of two schools its size recognized during ceremonies in Raleigh Monday afternoon. Recipients were determined by cohort rate,...

Old Dobbs to present Contentnea Quaker program

Members of the Old Dobbs Genealogical Society invites the public to join them on Saturday at 10:30 am for a presentation "Whence Contentnea: Finding Colonial Landmarks." The program will be held at the Wayne County Public Library on Ash...