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Monday, June 28, 2010

Aid down for some county graduates

The economy did not markedly hinder scholarships for the latest high school graduating class in Wayne County -- although one school saw its aid for students going on to college decrease by more than 50 percent from 2009. The Class...

Just go farm worms ...

The Job: Worm farming The Company: The WOW! Factory The Location: Goldsboro When I was 5 I had a pet worm named Bubba. I used to play with him in the yard or put him in my pocket -- perfectly...

County adds funds to purchase more fans for senior citizens

Wayne County last week amended the county budget to provide $1,300 to help buy fans for area senior citizens after funds from other agencies to purchase fans had been expended. Eryn McAuliffe, director of the Wayne County Services on...

Man killed while he walked on highway

PIKEVILLE -- A man arguing with his family exited their vehicle on Interstate 795 early Sunday morning, where he was killed when struck by a car, authorities said. Victor Ceja-Fuentes, 19, of Antler Creek Road, died at the scene...

Tower fixed; security in place

MOUNT OLIVE -- The county has repaired its new communications tower that was damaged earlier this month when someone stole copper wire and grounding bars from the structure. "We have taken some security measures that are now in place...

Another week of heat

During a break, construction worker Celso Camey cools himself off with a chug of cold water as Oscar Gonzalez looks on at construction work being done at the new portion of Kitty Askins Hospice Center on Wayne Memorial Drive. The...