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Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Wayne's Realtor of the Year

Dorothy Mills of Realty World shows off the gift she received after being named the 2010 Wayne County Realtor of the Year by the county's Board of Realtors Tuesday night. Mrs. Mills was honored with a special award plaque as...

Neal sentenced

A woman who was raped as a 12-year-old and the man who was wrongly convicted of the crime more than 20 years ago, along with their families, hugged Tuesday afternoon following the conviction of William J. Neal, 54, who...

Dry spell no worry for crops ... so far

While the recent lack of rain has proved something of a problem for Wayne County farmers, most crops that have been planted are doing well. Extension Agent Kevin Johnson said it has been dry so far this season, with only...

Leaders pick soup kitchen for county class project

The Community Soup Kitchen of Goldsboro is getting a face-lift thanks to Leadership Wayne County. The service project for the current Leadership class is focused on revamping and updating the soup kitchen, which serves about 100 meals every day. The...

Director, ex-guard not guilty in raid at concert

KENANSVILLE -- Former Duplin Events Center Executive Director John Vogt and former security guard Donald Farrior were found not guilty Friday of charges stemming from a raid by North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement on a Jan. 28 Willie Nelson...

GATEWAY takes look at transfer station lease

The prospect of a 40-year lease on a new transfer station Tuesday morning appeared unsettling to Goldsboro-Wayne Transportation Authority members who questioned what form the authority would have, if it would even exist that far in future and what...

Beauty of Old Grantham Road drives her poetry

The blossoms that inspired Myra Brian, like the spring, are fading. The pinks, purples and reds, which, only a few weeks ago, transformed what would have been a routine drive down Old Grantham Road into something more, have all but...

Praisin', playin' in the park

Will Mitchell enjoys a day at the park with his big, orange inflatable bouncy-ball which he used as a volleyball and kickball during the Praise in the Park in Pikeville. This was the first year that the event, which featured...

Fremont preschoolers package help for Haiti

Since the earthquake in Haiti left thousands of people hurt, hungry and homeless, the outpouring of sympathy from Wayne County alone has been enormous. And the Fremont Methodist Church Preschool class has certainly contributed more than its share. In...