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Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Fair schedule for Wednesday, Thursday

Wednesday, October 6 4 p.m. Gates open to all exhibits 4:30 p.m. Grade K-2 Talent Contest - Entertainment Arena 5 p.m. Cheerleading Contest - Grandstand 5:30 p.m. Vocational Competition, Auto Mechanics - Educational Showplace 6 p.m. Kenya Safari Acrobats -...

The Corps, first, always

DUDLEY -- Henry Rayner could relive the verbal abuse, but won't. He could talk about the struggles that come with helping break a barrier, but doesn't. Dwelling on the negative just isn't his way. Especially if describing all that he...

Two die in crash with truck

MOUNT OLIVE - A mother and daughter died Tuesday afternoon in a vehicle accident on U.S. 117 outside of Mount Olive. Mary Jones, 73, was driving east on West Main Street with her mother, Mary Smith, 90, in the passenger...

It's really just all about the crust

This year's Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair Pie Baking Contest proved to be a family affair Tuesday afternoon. Becky Jo and Ryan Lane brought their daughters, Victoria, 10, and Bridgette, 7, to the pie baking contest Tuesday for the seventh year...

County credits video in theft arrest

The investigation is continuing into how a man gained entry last month to the Wayne County Courthouse annex. However, county officials Tuesday morning were singing the praises of the video surveillance system that captured the image of the suspect...

Layla Willford benefit concert Saturday

The Malpass Brothers and Samantha Casey and the Bluegrass Jam will headline a benefit concert Saturday night at Wayne Community College to help raise money for the family of Layla Williford, a 2-year-old Wayne County girl fighting cancer. The...

Read a book Thursday and help set a world record

Wayne County families can be part of setting a new world record simply by reading a book to their child on Thursday, says Kim Best of the Partnership for Children of Wayne County. The fifth annual "Jumpstart's Read for the...

Fire princess hopefuls

Contestants in the Wayne County Fire Princess Pageant are: kneeling, Katlyn Casey, El-Roy;  seated, from left: Casey Scarboro, Pikeville-Pleasant Grove; Hope Shivar, Indian Springs; Elizabeth Rowe, Mar-Mac; Monica Sasser, Patetown; Madeline Smith, Saulston; standing: Casey Croom, Nahunta; Janna Price, Pricetown;...

Missing

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a woman missing since Sept. 26. Teresa Darlene McCullen, 48, is described as 5 feet, 5 inches tall, approximately 130 pounds with red hair and brown eyes....

Malpass Brothers bring faith to their music

It's a long way from touring concert halls with Merle Haggard to performing before a small church congregation with your amplifiers sitting in folding chairs, but the Malpass Brothers think nothing of the difference in venues. It's all the...

Seniors showcase their talents

Women at the senior citizens contest at the fair Tuesday got some sage advice on how to get a man from one of the contestants, comedian Minnie Pearl -- use a bear trap or hog-tie him. Minnie -- aka Goldsboro's...