Log in

Sign up

November 23, 2009 archives

View Archive

Monday, November 23, 2009

White House Bound

The Butterball turkey to be pardoned by President Barack Obama got a special sendoff today from Worley Farms near Princeton. At left, Walter Pelletier, chairman of the National Turkey Federation and vice president of Goldsboro Milling Co., state Agriculture...

Program seeks help for county patients

For nearly 50 years, Operation Santa Claus has provided holiday gifts for citizens living in facilities around the county, many without family or friends to lend support. Sponsored by the Mental Health Association of Wayne County, Operation Santa Claus...

School construction still on track in county

After months of negotiating, prioritizing and debating funding sources for Phase I of the school facilities projects in the Wayne County School District, three of the projects are near completion, school personnel say. Work at Brogden Primary, Greenwood Middle and...

Talking turkey ... lots of it

The Job: Turkey farmer The Company: Bryant Worley Farms, Inc. The Location: Princeton I am now only one degree of separation from the president. I'm practically vice president. Well, not really, but I did meet the turkey that is being...

GATEWAY to weigh fares for students

Reduced bus fares for students are expected to be approved Tuesday morning when the Goldsboro-Wayne Transportation Authority meets. The authority, which operates the GATEWAY bus system, also is reviewing a number of route changes, including the addition of a...