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Sunday, August 29, 2010

City's zoning changes a risk near base?

View the Accident Potential Zones Map Changes to the city's zoning rules for development near Seymour Johnson Air Force Base were not motivated by promises to anyone and will not even be a "blip" when discussions begin on the...

Homeschoolers kick off new school year at park

For about a third of Wayne County's homeschool students, Saturday was the unofficial start to their school year as TEACH, Tarheel Education Association Christian Homeschoolers, held its annual kickoff picnic at Berkeley Park. While some families choose to hold...

County poker game raided, eight arrested

The Mount Olive Police Department and agents with the North Carolina Division of Alcohol Law Enforcement arrested eight people in Seven Springs for violations of the state gambling laws. Agents seized $23,700 in cash and a poker table, cards...

Schools blacklist peanut butter due to allergies

A lunchbox standard is getting a new look from some school officials in the Wayne County School District. Two schools have already restricted peanut butter sandwiches in student lunches and others are considering some limitations for the iconic lunchbox sandwich....

TWC to drop PACC 10 Tuesday

Wayne County and the city of Goldsboro are going into the television business in order to ensure survival of a local government cable TV channel. Effective Tuesday, Time Warner Cable will end its programming agreement with PACC-10 and the...

MOC graduates largest summer class ever

More than 300 Mount Olive College students graduated Saturday during the school's 57th commencement, the largest August commencement in the school's history. Eugene Sumner, board of trustees academic affairs committee chair, opened the ceremony by welcoming the graduates and...

Girl Scouts looking for new members

Nearly 100 people showed up for "A Taste of Girl Scouting" at Herman Park Saturday. The third annual event gives Wayne County residents a chance to find out more about the Girl Scouts, and gives current members of Wayne...

Plant one of nation's most trusted companies

Officials at a Goldsboro plant that is part of an Illinois-based company say that a reputation for customer service and quality products contributed to it being named by Forbes magazine as one of The Top 100 Most Trustworthy Companies...

Five to make debut at N.C. Debutante Ball

Five young women from Goldsboro will be among the 218 debutantes presented at the 84th annual North Carolina Debutante Ball, held in Raleigh on Sept. 10. The Terpsichorean Club, comprised of young gentlemen from the Raleigh area, was formed...