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Sunday, May 23, 2010

After 82 miles ... a hug, for Beth

Early Friday afternoon, Meghan Fields looked back at a road sign that read "Wayne Memorial Drive." "He's gonna make it now on pure adrenaline," she said, peering down Service Road 1591. "As soon as he sees that sign, he'll...

Survivors offer a glimpse of what's possible

Sue Hill doesn't have to wonder about Relay for Life teammate Jennifer Mills' battle with breast cancer. She is a survivor, too. "She's been through hell and back," Mrs. Hill said. "That's right," Mrs. Mills agreed. And at that, the...

Students juggling cost of college

Kayla Simmons has always had her heart set on going to East Carolina University and studying nursing. But with the economy the way it is now -- not to mention the competitive arena for students contemplating college and vying for...

Courage by candlelight

Those who stood around the many luminarias lit in honor of Goldsboro police Officer James Serlick wished he could have been there to see just how many people cared enough to remember him at this year's Relay for Life Luminary...

Teams shake, rattle and Relay

Max Primas and his brother, Miles, were not just walking for a cure Friday night at the Wayne County Relay for Life. As their neon green T-shirts said, they were "Walkin' for Papa." Max, 8, and Miles, 5, lost...

WCC moves to full-time police force, picks chief

A "real police chief" has been sworn in at Wayne Community College, representing another step in the school's transition from organized security guards to a true police force. W.L. "Willie" Brinson took the oath as chief of the Wayne...

Relay organizers: Money at $520K and counting

By the end, there were only a few people left. Where a few hours earlier, thousands had walked, laughed, sang, danced and, sometimes, cried, the handful of Relay-goers still at Wayne Community College gathered in a circle, held hands and...

Master Gardeners to hold junior class

The Wayne County Master Gardeners will hold a junior master gardener program starting June 17. The eight-week course for students in grades three through six will be held every Thursday at 9 a.m. at the Wayne County Public Library. It...

Host families being sought

Host families are being sought in the Goldsboro area between June 30-July 28 for 10 high school students from Spain, and June 19-July 10 or July 10-August 7 for 10 high school students from France. There will be two language...