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Monday, July 12, 2010

WCC to receive $500,000 grant to focus on work-force programs

Wayne Community College will receive more than $500,000 in Workforce Investment Act money through the Eastern North Carolina Workforce Development Board. The college will receive $209,614 for adult programs and $344,846 for dislocated worker programs. Greene Lamp, which serves...

Yau named Mount Olive College Annual Fund director

MOUNT OLIVE -- Yeeka Yau has recently been appointed director of the Annual Fund at Mount Olive College. In this position Yau will be responsible for the Annual Fund, which encompasses continual giving directed to the operational needs for...

Junior leaders program chair resigning

After 10 years of directing Junior Leadership Wayne County, Sudie Davis is ready to share the wealth. "I have asked that they find somebody else to chair it," she said last week. "I think I have given a lot, but...

Students vow to forgo fast food

French fries, cheeseburgers and soft drinks are just a few of the items that don't belong on the menu for Students Working for an Agricultural Revolutionary Movement. The "SWARMers," as they have officially dubbed themselves, have taken pledges to...

City parks nightlife posing problems

At just past 2 Sunday afternoon the Kiwanis train made its way around the tracks that grace Herman Park -- several of its passengers waving as they rolled by families utilizing the swing sets off in the distance. A few...

Ranger Laura on duty ...

The Job: Park Ranger The Company: Cliffs of the Neuse State Park The Location: Seven Springs Bear Grylls better watch out because there's a new nature man in town. OK, "nature man" might be a little much. The star of...