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Sunday, October 24, 2010

Winner crowned in Really Chili chili cookoff

Secret ingredients and family recipes were put to the test at the fourth annual Really Chili Challenge on Saturday in downtown Goldsboro. Adults and children bustled from booth to booth, eating from small plastic cups filled with each of...

Shriners raise record amount for hospitals

DUDLEY -- Three-year-old Megan Sutton giggled and squealed with laughter as she zipped around the room at full speed in her wheelchair, sometimes with a little help from big sister Samantha. Her youthful exuberance was a fitting testimony for...

Now, the Boys & Girls Club has game

When 2010 began, Mary Ann Dudley was admittedly pessimistic about which way the economic tide would turn for the Boys & Girls Club where she serves as executive director. Awaiting anticipated cuts from United Way and other sources, she...

Spelling bee funds teacher grants

Brandi Howell has a small class of second-graders -- only 10 students. But most of them are also non-verbal, arriving at Edgewood Community Developmental School with multiple handicaps or autism. Equipment and assisted technology, though, are quite expensive, so...

Democrats rally at Mina Weil Park

State and local Democrat candidates and party leaders mingled with supporters at Mina Weil Park for Saturday's Unity Rally. Shirley Edwards helped promote the event and passed out beverages to help the crowd keep cool. "Many citizens want to...

Smart choices distributes remainder of grant

The second half of a $500,000 grant to benefit churches and community-based programs has been distributed by Smart Choices for Youth, Inc. The Compassion Capital Fund, or CCF, grant was awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human...

Scouts will recruit at Boo-It

Over the past month, the Tuscarora Council Boy Scouts of America have been holding their annual fall membership drive. Scouters have visited all the Wayne County public schools and held recruitment nights during which more than 250 boys joined...

MOC concert to raise money for cancer fight

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive College students are tuning their guitars and memorizing lyrics to sing for a cure at the third annual Sing For Another Day breast cancer benefit concert. Mount Olive alumnus and men's residence life coordinator...

Casey, Royall to join Wayne elite on Wall of Fame

The Wayne County Historical Association has announced this year's selections for its Wall of Fame. Willis Casey and George C. Royall will join the Wall of Fame at a special reception Saturday, Oct. 30 at 5 p.m. at the...