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Sunday, March 28, 2010

Wayne County, Fort Macon connected again

Nearly 150 years after members of the Goldsboro Rifles and, later, Andrew's Battery, defended Fort Macon, Wayne County and the five-sided coastal construct are again connected. Only this time, local residents are helping to preserve its history, not write it...

Police charge man in male rape

Police say a West Grantham Street man faces charges after an alleged sexual assault that sent a male acquaintance to the hospital. Tyrone Lamonte Scriven, 29, was charged with two counts of first-degree sex offense after an alleged Friday...

Steele Library Steering Committee meeting postponed

MOUNT OLIVE -- The meeting between the Steele Library Steering Committee and library consultant Phil Barton has been postponed to April 6. The meeting was originally set for Monday. Barton has prepared a draft building program for the new...

Easter holiday closings announced

Local and state offices will be closed Friday in observance of the Good Friday holiday. Federal offices will remain open on both Friday and Monday. All Wayne County offices will be closed, including landfill and convenience centers. All county...

County selected for child health insurance initiative

Children with health insurance fare better -- from school attendance and learning outcomes to simply being able to access typical childhood needs like glasses and braces. Wayne County will soon be able to better locate families lacking coverage, through a...

Spring festival blooms

Fremont residents and friends from neighboring towns filled the streets of Fremont on Saturday for the 24th annual Daffodil Festival. The festival's featured entertainment, The Embers, got the crowd on their feet and even invited this year's Miss Daffodil...

Stoney Creek's Wag-A-Thon

A parade of local dogs and their owners came out to support the kick-off for fundraising for a future dog park at Stoney Creek Park Saturday. The Stoney Creek Park Alliance seeks to raise $40,000 for a fenced-in dog park...

Wayne sets Career Readiness Certificate record

Carnell Sutton of Goldsboro hopes to soon add his own accomplishments to the growing record number of Career Readiness Certificates that have been awarded through the program at Wayne Community College. For Sutton, 52, who has been retired since...

Come one, come all, to the circus

Lions and tigers and ligers? Oh my. The world's largest circus under the big top, Cole Bros. Circus of the Stars, will pitch its 136 feet wide by 231 feet long tent and present an extravaganza of entertainment that starts...

Chloe's gift

ChloƩ Wolf smiles every time her mother says her name. She has no idea Teresa is talking about a recent deployment to Haiti and an orphan more than 1,000 miles away. It will be years before the 4-month-old understands the...