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Monday, May 31, 2010

Rezoning requests, budget on agenda

Public hearings on two rezoning requests, one of which the Wayne County Board of Commissioners was reluctant to schedule, will be held during the board's Tuesday morning session. Commissioners also will get their first official look at the county's...

Heroes are whom students say citizens should think of today

For military children and their classmates, Memorial Day is not just a day to remember what protecting a nation requires. They live with courage every day -- and they learn early what it means to fight for freedom and serve...

Meth lab explosion leaves suspect burned

Wayne County authorities are searching for a man with burns on his body who ran out of a mobile home after a methamphetamine lab exploded just outside of Goldsboro, Sheriff Carey Winders said early today. Lawmen found a working...

MarMac scheduled to get new Dollar General store

National discount chain store Dollar General is opening a new store in the Mar-Mac area on U.S. 13. Construction and set-up of the new store are under way. The building will be one of the larger Dollar General stores in...

Middle schools take part in art program

Dillard and Mount Olive middle schools were two of eight schools in the state that participated in this year's "Art of Collaboration" program sponsored by the N.C. Museum of Art. Seventh-grade language arts, math, science and social studies teachers...

Mount Olive ceremony marks troops courage

MOUNT OLIVE -- Toddler Caber Johnson was more interested in his Goldfish snacks and the decorations on the wreath than Sunday's Memorial Day observance. But for his father and former Marine, Dave Johnson, it was important that his son be...

Heroes forever

A bundle of American flags slung over his shoulder, David Isbell made his way across the patches of lawn that run in between the headstones that grace Willowdale Cemetery Saturday morning -- his friend, Brandon Murray-Cruz, trailing not too...