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Sunday, March 7, 2010

Saturday telethon to save the animals

The Humane Society will host its third annual Save the Animals telethon Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. on PACC-10 TV. The line-up will feature animals up for adoption, as well as some success stories. The three-hour event will...

Snow Hill man dies in U.S. 70 accident

A Snow Hill man was killed around midnight Saturday after an accident with a rollback tow truck, Goldsboro Police Department officials said in a news release. Perry Michael Lanier, 45, was pronounced dead at the scene -- near the...

Mission to Haiti

When Dr. Howard Newell came across a 13-year-old girl with an infected foot injury, he knew he had to act swiftly. "If we hadn't seen her, she might have died," he said. "The infection had already spread to the...

County, towns putting last touches on disaster plans

Over the next two months Wayne County and its six smaller municipalities will put the finishing touches on a plan that aims to lessen the impact of natural disasters in the county, most notably flooding. For example, one of...

Annual conference looks for ways to help children in need

Parents, service providers and concerned volunteers gathered Friday at the ninth annual State of the Child conference at Mount Olive College to learn new ways of helping children in need. Guardian ad litem Program Director Colleen Kosinski knows that...

Kelly to leave April 1

In just a few weeks, the 4th Fighter Wing will have a new leader. Wing Commander Col. Mark Kelly confirmed Saturday that he will relinquish his post during a ceremony on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base April 1 --...

WCC offering continuing education classes this spring

Wayne Community College is offering several courses through its continuing education program this spring -- including quilting, flower arranging, golf, photography, stained glass, dog obedience, sewing and landscape painting. "Beginning Quilting" provides students with steps to design their own...

Soldier with local ties killed in Afghanistan

An 82nd Airborne soldier with family ties to Goldsboro was killed last week in Afghanistan. Specialist Josiah Crumpler, 27, of Hillsborough, died Monday when his patrol came under enemy attack in northwestern Afghanistan. He was the grandson of Joyce...

Youth told to choose abstinence

"You are worth waiting for" was the message heard over and over by youths attending the 2010 Rose Banquet Wednesday as they were urged to choose abstinence over sex. Sponsored by the Wayne Council on Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention the...

Movie coming to Goldsboro praised for positive impact on teens

An award-winning film widely praised for its positive impact on teenagers is coming to Goldsboro this month. "To Save a Life," is an independent movie about the real-life challenges facing young people. It is rated PG and has received...

Title 1 workshop Thursday

Wayne County Public Schools will hold a Title I parent workshop on Thursday at the H.V. Brown Center on Poplar Street, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Dr. Marcia Tate will be the guest speaker for the event. She is the...

Love you Grandma, Grandpa

Gray Sauls, left, of Eureka, kisses her 5-year-old grandson, Chance, in the hallway after his performance at Faith Christian Academy's Grandparents' Day Celebration on Friday. The morning started with a breakfast reception, with food prepared by the seniors in Della...

Quinn honored by N.C. Baptist Hospital board

WARSAW -- Businessman and civic leader Gerald H. Quinn was recently honored by North Carolina Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem as an honorary lifetime member of its board of trustees. He is only the second person in the 87-year history...

Legislators pay visit to Dillard Academy

Two area lawmakers were educated last week on the successful role of public charter schools. State Sen. Don Davis, D-Greene, and state Rep. Efton Sager, R-Wayne, paid a visit to Dillard Academy, a K-4 charter school, as part of...