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Thursday, September 9, 2010

Learning by playing

Advocate Jennifer Macha helps Casey Thompson decide which card to play while Anthony Barnes looks at his hand during a Phase 10 card game at the Specialized Day Program in the Herman Park Center. Miss Thompson and Barnes are two...

Chili chefs sought for charity's cookoff

It's time to break out the slow cookers and dust off the recipe books for the fourth annual Really Chili Challenge benefiting the Community Soup Kitchen of Goldsboro. The challenge will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday,...

Duplin names new commissioner to Wells' vacated seat

KENANSVILLE -- Jessie Hand Ladson of Bowden was appointed Tuesday to the Duplin County Board of Commissioners, filling the seat recently vacated by her former political opponent, the Rev. Reginald Wells. Mrs. Ladson ran against Wells in 2008 and received...

Leaders table talk of U.S. 70 priorities

Wayne County commissioners' discussion of access management on the U.S. 70 bypass project came to an abrupt end Tuesday without the board responding to a request by the U.S. 70 Corridor Commission for its endorsement of a proposed priority...

$3 million runway paving project closes county airport for several weeks

The aircraft have left the Goldsboro-Wayne Airport and will stay gone for the next few weeks as a runway repaving and strengthening project gets under way. A portion of one runway remains available for use by small airplanes. The...

Duplin school board could vote soon on joint agreement with county

KENANSVILLE -- Duplin Superintendent Dr. Austin Obasohan is "very impressed with the way things are moving" with a proposed school funding memorandum of understanding that school board members could vote on the measure at their next meeting. The Duplin Board...