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Friday, June 18, 2010

Smithfield plans July Fourth celebration

SMITHFIELD -- The Downtown Smithfield Development Corp. and the Smithfield Parks and Recreation Dept. will sponsor the city's annual "Friends of the 4th" fireworks celebration at the Historical Smithfield Town Commons on Front Street on Monday, July 5. "With the...

Kids choir auditions Saturday at Wayne County Public Library

Children ages 6-17 who wish to participate in a community choir sponsored by the Goldsboro chapter of Continental Societies are invited to audition Saturday, June 19, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Wayne County Public Library on Ash...

Free HIV, syphilis tests today at Wayne County Health Department

A public health awareness campaign to encourage people to get tested for HIV and sexually transmitted diseaseswill be offering free HIV and syphilis tests today from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Wayne County Health Department. The program, called "Get...

Bomb squad detonates 'suspicious materials'

The State Bureau of Investigation's bomb squad performed controlled detonations of at least four explosives after a search of a man's home on East Holly Street on Thursday afternoon. The explosives involved appeared to be "pipe bombs," and were...

Emergency plan heads to state, FEMA

A brief Tuesday morning public hearing on the county's revised Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan failed to attract any attention other than a few questions and comments by county commissioners. Commissioners approved submitting the plan to the state and to...

Cherry LPN hurt during encounter with patient

A nurse at Cherry Hospital had to be hospitalized at Wayne Memorial Hospital for injuries received Wednesday, state officials said this morning. According to the public affairs office of the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, a patient...

Group setting rules for picking board member

Recommendations for a replacement for retiring District 2 school board member Shirley Sims will be considered by the Wayne County Board of Commissioners when they meet in special session July 23. The commissioners' meeting will begin at 9 a.m....

Small businesses honored for their work in county

Small businesses were honored Thursday night at the Chamber of Commerce's Business After Hours event at the Country Inn and Suites. The Wayne County Small Business of the Year Awards are sponsored by the Small Business Center at Wayne Community...