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Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Livestock Association honors top local producer at meeting

More than 130 people attended the Wayne County Livestock Development Association's 62nd annual meeting Monday night. At the meeting, local farmer Randy Alan Gray, of Circle G Farm, received the Outstanding Livestock Producer Award. Agriculture Extension Agent Eileen Coite...

Panel shares thoughts on technology in 'Fahrenheit 451'

MOUNT OLIVE -- Using technology or rewriting history to either enslave or control the populace are hallmarks of "Fahrenheit 451," Ray Bradbury's dystopic vision of the future. That observation and how that classic novel fits into the science fiction...

Showing off their stuff

WAYNE EARLY MIDDLE OPEN HOUSE: Dave Thomas laughs at the "man on Mars" response to his question on whether or not they play football on Mars as Thomas is shown the Google Earth program by Alanna Corbett during the open...

Weather takes toll on blood donations

The holidays and severe winter weather have taken their toll on the country's blood supply, although donations in Wayne County seem to be holding steady, local Red Cross officials announced this week. Supplies were dangerously low nationwide and across the...

Graduation requirements change

Students need to be better prepared for the future, whether they go on to college or directly into the work force. So, starting with this year's freshman class, all high school students must have four math credits to graduate. Previously,...

Optimist Club announces oratorical contest

Optimist Club of Goldsboro members are encouraging area students to speak their minds about the topic of "The Internet: Today's Evolution or Tomorrow's Menace?" as part of the Optimist International Oratorical Contest for 2010. The Optimist Club will judge the...

Public record

Plow accident autopsy State officials have completed the autopsy of a Clingman Street man who was killed by a snowplow while walking on U.S. 70 near N.C. 581. Marc Glenn Walston, 21, died of multiple traumas consistent with being struck...