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Monday, March 8, 2010

Groups will get $250,000 in grants

Smart Choices for Youth will distribute $250,000 worth of grants to organizations that impact communities in Wayne, Wilson, Sampson and Edgecombe counties. This is the first time in its 20-year history that Smart Choices has been in a position...

Cooking it ... Fremont style

The Job: Hamburger flipper The Company: Capitol Cafe The Location: Fremont There seems to be some sort of language barrier between me and the town of Fremont. "I'll have one burger all the way and one without," one guy said...

Duplin takes aim at budget to look for savings

KENANSVILLE -- The Duplin County commissioners have taken a look at what kind of cuts they could take to reduce the county's 2010-11 budget by more than $3.4 million. Based on the 2009-10 budget, that amount is how much the...

Commissioners take issues to D.C.

A contingent of Wayne County leaders will attend the National Association of Counties' annual legislative conference this week. Commissioners Jack Best, J.D. Evans, Andy Anderson, Steve Keen and John Bell and County Manager Lee Smith will be in Washington,...

To garden or not to garden in city, that will be the mayor's question

More than four months after a lecture at Goldsboro High School got city officials thinking more seriously about the concept of urban farming, Mayor Al King and members of the City Council will host a public meeting -- scheduled to...

Investigators will try to reconstruct accident

Goldsboro police and the state Department of Transportation plan to shut down the eastbound lane of U.S. 70 sometime soon to reconstruct an accident that killed a Snow Hill man just before midnight on Saturday, police said. Goldsboro Maj....