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Thursday, June 17, 2010

Meals on Wheels adds route in Mount Olive

MOUNT OLIVE -- A new Meals on Wheels route has been added in Mount Olive, through $25,000 in United Way funding. This will be the third route for that area, but fulfills a long-time need for services in that...

Hollerin' Contest to be Saturday

SPIVEY'S CORNER -- The 42nd Annual National Hollerin' Contest will be held on June 19 at the Spivey's Corner Volunteer Fire Department at 8200 Newton Grove Highway in Dunn. Events start at 11 a.m. and admission is $5. Events...

Health board OKs septic fee increase

The Board of Health on Wednesday approved a $50 increase in the cost for a septic system permit -- from $200 to $250. At the May meeting, the board had voted down a proposal to raise the fee to...

County will eye cluster builds

Cluster subdivisions that have been permitted in Wayne County for only four years are going to get another look even though there has been only one such development proposed during that time. A cluster subdivision allows developers to build...

Auto parts store plans to come to Goldsboro

Another auto parts store is making plans to come to Goldsboro. O'Reilly Auto Parts will take the place of the former Carter Christian Academy located at 2400 E. Ash St. The city approved the demolition permit for the site on...

Courthouse video system will cut prisoner movement

An inmate recently attempted to overpower a bailiff who was escorting him from the Wayne County Jail to the courthouse. The bailiff was able to subdue the inmate, and no one was injured. County officials hope incidents like that...

Lion talk

Skylar Ratliff shows Naomi Dunn her best fierce lion look while Dunn uses an umbrella as her pretend turtle shell during Stage Struck Storytellers hour. The weeklong program, which is in its third year, lets children use their imaginations and...