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Monday, April 26, 2010

Town set for 10th annual Ole Timey Days event

SEVEN SPRINGS -- The oldest town in Wayne County is preparing for the 10th annual Ole Timey Days Festival. Seven Springs will celebrate the early days of its 300 years of history May 8, with activities from 10 a.m. to...

No arrest made in weekend shooting

Police have a person of interest but are not ready to make an arrest in the shooting of a 15-year-old Goldsboro boy on Saturday evening. Spokesman Sgt. Chad Calloway said the as-of-yet unidentified teen was walking in the 700...

You can read his writing

When Nicholas Fletcher does his school work, he enjoys doing it well. And to him, that includes orderliness. "I like doing stuff neatly," the fourth-grader at St. Mary Catholic School said. Nicholas' attention to detail, and his artist's touch,...

231 have cast one-stop ballots

As of Friday afternoon 231 people had cast one-stop ballots for the May 4 partisan primary. Another 17 absentee by mail ballots had been returned -- seven civilian, eight military and two overseas -- and there were four same-day...

New council will help teach county adults how to read

A recently-formed adult literacy council will be the beneficiary of proceeds from this year's spring library book sale. Adrienne Strickland, executive director for Literacy Connections of Wayne County, came on board March 1 as its sole staff member. But the...

Antique Farm Days Friday, Saturday

The Eastern Carolina Vintage Farm Equipment Club will hold its ninth annual Antique Farm Equipment Days show Friday and Saturday at the Wayne Regional Fairgrounds on 117 South. There will be antique tractors, hit and miss engines and other related...

Keeping the roads safe

The Job: Trooper The Company: North Carolina Highway Patrol The Location: Wayne County The questions I was asked upon meeting the State Highway Patrol troopers I was shadowing left me a little uneasy. "You don't get car sick do you?"...