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Thursday, April 22, 2010

SJAFB Scouts raise $400 for earthquake relief effort

T.J. Hampton could tell you all about the coins he collected outside the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base commissary March 20. And Aidan Taylor remembers the dollar bills -- how he earned them for the boys' cause by holding up...

Fremont ABC store still open, for now

The decision on whether to close the Fremont ABC store was postponed Wednesday for at least another two weeks. The Wayne County ABC Board met Wednesday at noon, but ended up not approving the closure of the Fremont ABC...

Lawyers make opening statements in Neal case

Attorneys gave opening statements in a 1987 rape case being retried in Wayne County Superior Court because DNA evidence exonerated one man, and implicated another, in the rape of a 12-year-old girl. William J. Neal, 54, faces multiple felony...

Earthworms for Earth Day

Spring Creek sixth-graders Victoria Holland, left, and Amber Buchan learn how worms live in their natural environment during the eighth annual Earth Day event at Cliffs of the Neuse State Park Wednesday. The event was sponsored by the Wayne County...

Board of Health has evening meeting

A Board of Health meeting moved to a nighttime venue to attract more public input only drew a handful of attendees, many who had left by the time the public agenda topics were covered. Wednesday evening's session at the Wayne...

Duplin considers assessing unpaid water bills onto taxes

ALBERTSON -- Duplin County water customers who do not pay their bills even after their water service is shut off could face wage garnishment or have a lien placed against their property. The Duplin County Board of Commissioners approved using...

Wayne Junior Miss contestants sought

Contestants are being sought for the Wayne County Junior Miss pageant. Informational meetings for interested girls will be held Sunday, May 2, at the Mathnasium Learning Center at 2517 E. Ash St., and Monday, May 10, at 6:30 p.m. at...

Rosewood choir performs at Disney World

Members of the Rosewood High School Show Choir became stars of their own Disney show March 26 when they took the stage at Melody Gardens at Innoventions West at the Walt Disney World Resort as part of the Disney Performing...

Public record

Knife at school A 12-year-old student brought a knife of some kind to Greenwood Middle School on Tuesday, according to a Goldsboro police report. A vice principal at the school questioned the student, who at first denied having it. But...

Motorcycle ride raises $3,300

A motorcycle ride fundraiser to benefit Relay for Life was a success, says one of its organizers. The fourth annual motorcycle ride, held Saturday at Cliffs of the Neuse State Park, was sponsored by the Zion Marchers from Zion United...

Mosquito survey being conducted by students

Wayne School of Engineering and Wayne County Environmental Health are conducting their annual mosquito survey project to help reduce the county's mosquito population. Over the next two weeks, dozens of WSE students will go door to door conducting a...

County holds off on airport land rules

There is no pressing need at present to pursue a proposed moratorium on development around the Wayne County Airport, Wayne County Manager Lee Smith told county commissioners at their meeting Tuesday. Commissioners have been considering a 90-day moratorium to...

Duplin Board of Education mum about lawsuit

KENANSVILLE - The Duplin County Board of Education met in executive session for about two hours Wednesday night to consult with the board attorney regarding litigation between the school board and the Duplin County Board of Commissioners. When the Board...

Veterans services meeting

MAGNOLIA -- Veterans are invited to attend a Veterans and Community Information Outreach Fair on Tuesday, April 27, from noon until 4 p.m. at the Old Magnolia Golf Course in the Duplin County town of Magnolia. The event is...

Housing fair Saturday

Rebuilding Broken Places CDC will sponsor a housing fair Saturday titled "The Road to Homeownership is Open," from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at its office at 2105 N. William St. With Wayne County reporting nearly 100 new foreclosures already...