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Thursday, December 31, 2009

Deputy in serious condition

Authorities have cited a woman accused of causing a crash that injured her and a Wayne County Sheriff's Office deputy, the investigating trooper says. Highway Patrol Trooper L.J. Bunn said Susan Pope Walston, 50, was charged with failure to...

Once a Marine, always a Marine

For nearly 20 years, the Marine Corps League has been attempting to charter a Wayne County chapter -- one that would carry out the agenda set forth by the national organization. And Monday night at the American Legion headquarters --...

Party like it's 2010

Jody Boren sorts through New Year's party favors at the Paper Place in Goldsboro Wednesday. Across Wayne County, residents are preparing to ring in a new decade....

About the Marine Corps League

An interest meeting for the Wayne County Marine Corps League will be held at the American Legion headquarters off U.S. 117 Jan. 4. All active duty, retired and honorably discharged Marines, Marine Corps Reservists and Navy Corpsmen are eligible to...

International military wives club continues to thrive

A club formed to support foreign-born military wives continues to thrive after 37 years. Maria Leacott, a charter member of the International Wives Club at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, recalls the group's formative stages. "It started during the...

Preserving farmland a top priority

More than 54,000 acres of Wayne County farmland vanished between 1997 and 2007 -- gobbled up by development and a growing population. But Wayne County officials are looking at a plan intended to educate the public on the need...

Three Wayne schools in running for $100,000 prize

Three Wayne County schools are in the running for the $100,000 prize Brogden Primary won last year through U.S. Cellular's Calling All Communities campaign. This week, officials with U.S. Cellular released the Top 100 schools now vying for a...