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Friday, July 9, 2010

Alternative energy camp gets support from power company

Officials say an alternative energy camp started at Wayne Community College last summer has much potential -- not only for enticing youths to consider a career path, but to be replicated in other locations. Progress Energy Foundation believed in it...

Utilities say they can handle power use

Wayne County residents are unlikely to swelter through the brownouts and blackouts affecting parts of the Northeast, even though North Carolina is suffering under the same smothering heat wave. Representatives from Progress Energy and Tri-County Electric report that although their...

Kitty Askins gets $288,000 grant for expansion project

Home Health and Hospice Care will be able to use a $288,000 N.C. Rural Economic Development Center grant for its $4 million Kitty Askins Hospice Center expansion project. The Rural Health Care Initiative grant actually goes to the county,...

Soccer complex proposed for city

The Neuse River Youth Soccer Association and local Kiwanis clubs are looking to partner with the Goldsboro Parks and Recreation Department to create a youth soccer complex near Waynesborough Park. A spokesman for the soccer association, Dr. Kevin Wolf,...

Proposal to build Air Force's new tanker heads to Washington

AAR Cargo Systems stands to benefit in profit and job growth should EADS North America win the bidding war with Boeing for a $40 billion to $50 billion contract to build the Air Force's next generation tanker aircraft. The...

Two sought for home invasion

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office is still searching for two unidentified males who allegedly were present when a Dudley man was shot in the upper thigh during an invasion of his home. Detective Lt. Carl Lancaster said early this...