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Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Meadow Lane students make hearts to help others

There are many teachable moments in area classrooms. At Meadow Lane Elementary School, one of those comes every year in the form of the Multiage Valentine Sale. Students in the K-1 and 1-2 grade classrooms combine efforts to create...

Putting on the green

Victoria Robinson, More at Four teacher at School Street Elementary School, assists Danata Parker with a hat made for St. Patrick's Day. The hats were made as part of a math exercise, and students were to wear them the rest...

Subway and Dollar General robbed

The Subway restaurant on Patetown Road was reportedly robbed Tuesday night by a man who stole a small amount of money, according to a police report. A 17-year-old female clerk told police at 9:23 p.m. that she had been...

Rabies vaccination clinics scheduled for Saturday

Wayne County will sponsor its annual series of rabies vaccination clinics on Saturday and then again on March 27. On the first Saturday, clinics will be held at Eastern Wayne High School from 8:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. and at...

Duplin eyes ending contract early

KENANSVILLE -- Duplin County might seek to save money by ending its contract with outgoing Duplin Events Center management company VenuWorks as quickly as possible. The company's contract with the county is set to expire by the first of July,...

Deputies hunt for cause of morning blast

Law enforcement authorities are citing "unnatural causes" for the explosion of a shed sometime around midnight on Northeast Church Road just north of Mount Olive. The shed was on property owned by Joseph Arnette, 44, at 684 Northeast Church...

Mayor will chair military advisory group

Just a few weeks after longtime Seymour Johnson Air Force Base advocate Troy Pate Jr. resigned from his post as chairman of the governor's North Carolina Advisory Commission on Military Affairs, his replacement was named by Gov. Beverly Perdue. But...

Students win high marks in vocal competition

Twenty-three students from Rosewood Middle and Eastern Wayne Middle recently competed in the East Vocal Solo Music Performance Adjudication in Greenville. Students learned a song chosen from classical repertoire and sang for a judge. The judge used the state...

Airport Road bridge to be fixed

Work is expected to begin as early as March 29 to replace a bridge on Airport Road (State Road 1537) over Nahunta Swamp north of Goldsboro. The state has awarded a $618,688 contract for the work to Sanford Contractors...

Partnership expanding popular Incredible Years parenting program

A $96,000 Division of Public Health grant awarded to the Health Department is making it possible for Partnership for Children of Wayne County to expand its parent education program. The Incredible Years program was already being offered for parents...