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Friday, December 11, 2009

WAGES gets funds to weatherize homes

Wayne County will benefit from the president's stimulus package, with a portion being received for use by the Weatherization Assistance Program at WAGES. Part of the American Recovery and Reconciliation Act, which is the stimulus package, will be parceled out...

Christmas Parade route has changed for Saturday

The parade route for this year's Goldsboro Jaycees Christmas Parade has been changed slightly, according to organizers. The parade will be held Saturday, starting at 4 p.m. These blocks will be eliminated from the parade route: 100 West Walnut,...

They love a parade: Parkstown marks Christmas

Members of the Eastern Wayne High School Marching Band perform during the Parkstown Christmas Parade on Thursday afternoon. Once billed as "the biggest little parade in the world," the event that was resurrected several years ago drew hundreds of people...

Hospital to expand ER

Wayne Memorial Hospital is hoping to expand its emergency department by 2011. The hospital has filed an application with the Certificate of Need Section of the state Division of Health Service Regulation to expand the emergency department and to get...

Duplin Board of Education takes look at building plans

KENANSVILLE -- The Duplin County Board of Education was under pressure Wednesday night to decide on a facilities construction plan that could take advantage of more than $6 million in economic stimulus tax credits. Robert Ferris, chief executive officer...

Communications director resigns

Wayne County is looking for a new emergency communications director to replace Delbert Edwards, who resigned from that post Nov. 18. County Manager Lee Smith said he could not discuss the resignation since it is a personnel matter. "We...

Wells Fargo supporting Soup Kitchen

Wells Fargo Advisors of Goldsboro announced this week that through the holiday season and the coming year it will be providing support to the Community Soup Kitchen. And helping to provide that support is a $3,500 grant from The...

Gov. Perdue holds press conference on SJAFB

North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue spoke to the media for a few minutes this morning after touring Seymour Johnson Air Force Base with 4th Fighter Wing Commander Col. Mark Kelly, elected officials and other distinguished guests. Among other things, Perdue...