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Thursday, April 8, 2010

Flower show

Wayne County Master Gardeners Mary Braswell, left, and Jessie Norris inspect flowers submitted for the Extension and Community Association Flower Show held at the Wayne Center on Wednesday. The three "Best in Show" winners were: Trellis Phillips of Town &...

County opposes highway funding changes

Eastern and western North Carolina will suffer if efforts are successful to base highway funding on population and reduction of traffic congestion, Wayne County commissioners say. A resolution in opposition to the proposed changes in state highway funding was...

Youth livestock handlers show off ring skills

More than 150 people attended the meat goat and feeder calf show at the 62nd Annual Livestock Show and Sale Wednesday night at the Wayne County Fairgrouinds. The event continued today, with the junior market hog show this morning,...

Duplin parts ways with VenuWorks

KENANSVILLE -- Duplin County officially severed ties with Duplin Events Center management company VenuWorks this week. Duplin County Commissioners voted unanimously Monday to accept a termination agreement for the county's contract with the company, which has overseen the center's...

NPR's Kasell to emcee Kitty Askins event

Carl Kasell's love for broadcasting started when he was a boy growing up in Goldsboro. The famous National Public Radio speaker will return home this weekend to emcee a fundraiser for the Kitty Askins expansion project. "I listened to...

Two heroes from Wayne County honored

Two area men have been recognized by the N.C. Department of Correction for outstanding job performance and acts of heroism. Joseph Hackett, a probation/parole officer, and Lt. Jeffrey Pope, a corrections officer at Wayne Correctional Center, were among 22 honored...

Police release photo of suspect

Police have released a photo of a man caught on video during the Sunday robbery of an "Internet cafe" on South Berkeley Boulevard. Sgt. Chad Calloway said police do not have the man's name, but because the picture of the...