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Monday, January 18, 2010

Workin' It - Just a helping hand

The Job: Pawnbroker The Company: Swop Shop The Location: Goldsboro A Goldsboro man just needed $30 to get him through the end of the month. After being laid off from his job last year, he enrolled full-time in community college,...

Wayne Community College gets $20,000 grant to help students improve skills

Wayne Community College has received a $20,000 grant designed to better prepare students in its high school program to succeed in college. The money will address a growing situation at colleges and universities, said Sonja Redmon, director of WCC's basic...

Five face charges in Mount Olive shooting

MOUNT OLIVE -- Police arrested five people after a Saturday evening drive-by shooting at a home filled with both children and adults for a birthday party, the police chief said. Chief Ralph Schroeder said this morning that one person...

Three schools to hold open house this week

Three county schools will host parent/student events this week. Open house will be held at two high schools, Eastern Wayne and Goldsboro, to give parents and students the opportunity to meet second semester teachers. The events will be held...

County finalizes plans for womanless beauty pageant

Some volunteered without knowing exactly what they were volunteering for. Still others were volunteered or tricked into participating, while others were simply talked into doing it. But for whatever reason, the 10 men who will don women's makeup and...

Glenn Miller Orchestra to perform in Duplin

KENANSVILLE -- The famous Glenn Miller Orchestra will perform at the Duplin County Events Center on Friday, Feb. 12. The group, known for decades for its swinging sound, is being sponsored by Carolina ArtsFest. The show starts at 8 p.m....

Johnston Community College planning Black History events

Johnston Community College has planned several events in February in celebration of black history. This year's theme is "Embracing the Past, Present, and Future." All events are free and open to the public. For more details, please contact Shelia Jefferson...

Mount Olive churches remember Dr. King

MOUNT OLIVE -- More than 100 people gathered Sunday at the Mount Olive Presbyterian Church to honor the work and legacy of civil rights leader the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The Mount Olive Carver Alumni Association and Friends...