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Sunday, April 11, 2010

Barbecues squeal for Boys and Girls Club

They're not just good at fighting crime. At Saturday's "Pig in the Park" barbecue cook-off, the Goldsboro Police Department team won first place out of 13 teams that participated in the event at Old Waynesborough Historical Village. At first, it...

WCPS kicks off stay in school effort

With about eight weeks to go before the school-year ends, officials are working to inspire students to give it their best. After a week-long spring break, students in Wayne County Public Schools return to classes on Monday. In the coming...

Relay for Life, Cancer Society to hold meeting

The American Cancer Society and the Relay For Life of Wayne County will hold an informational meeting on Tuesday, April 13, from 6-8 p.m. at First Pentecostal Holiness Church. The meeting is open to the public and is an...

Silver Tappers have tappy feet

Chug-chug-chug. Tap-tap-tap. Choo-Choo! Pardon me, boy Is that the Chattanooga choo choo? Track twenty-nine Boy, you can gimme a shine I can afford To board a Chattanooga choo choo I've got my fare And just a trifle to spare ......

Kitty Askins Fundraiser held

Carl Kasell, one of National Public Radio's most trusted voices, talks to the audience at the Kitty Askins fundraising performance Saturday night at the Paramount Theatre. The Goldsboro native was home to emcee "Along the Way: A Homecoming." Proceeds from...

Help needed to make wishes come true

You don't have to fancy yourself a fairy godmother to make wishes come true. Make-A-Wish foundation is in great need of wish-granting volunteers in the Eastern North Carolina region including Wayne and its surrounding counties. "We all read fairy tales...

Girl Scout leader honored

Lillie Thompson was recently awarded the Leading the Way award at the Girl Scouts North Carolina Coastal Pines 3rd Annual Meeting. The award recognizes a Girl Scout volunteer who provides significant support to the Girl Scout leadership development program....

Corrections officer promoted

A Wayne County woman has been named female command manager for the North Carolina Division of Prisons, a move that will solidify the department's operational structure. Annie Harvey previously served as warden at the state Correctional Institution for Women....