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Sunday, October 31, 2010

Two named to county's hall of fame

Two former residents of Goldsboro were memorialized Saturday night as part of the Wayne County Museum Wall of Fame and a third was honored with the unveiling of a portrait. Willis Casey and George C. Royall were inducted for...

A howling good time for a cause

Kristiann Herring's dog Jasper, a toy poodle, is like one of her children. The other two are cats. And on Saturday, she showed up at Stoney Creek Park for the second annual Howl-O-Ween event which incorporated a 5K run, one-mile...

Costumed pooches battle for top honors

Halloween costumes aren't just for kids. Grownups and pets can get in on the act, too. More than 30 pet owners, along with their pets, turned out Saturday for the annual Halloween costumed pet contest at Pets Supplies Plus on...

Jones will try to hold off challengers Rouse, Holloman

Walter B. Jones is a Republican seeking his ninth term in Congress. He represents the 3rd Congressional District, which winds its way along most of North Carolina's coast and reaches inland to include most of Wayne County. Democrat Johnny...

Albertson stewfest to be held Nov. 6

Albertson Stewfest Saturday ALBERTSON -- The annual Stewfest to support the Grady-Outlaw Memorial Library in Albertson will be held on Saturday, Nov. 6, at 9 a.m. The proceeds will be used to purchase new books, media supplies and maintain current...

County will eye plans for U.S. 70

Wayne County commissioners Tuesday morning will, for the second time in as many months, take up a priority list of proposed improvements along U.S. 70. First discussed in September, the list was left to linger after the board failed...

Academic Abundance gets graduation dropout prevention grant

Local non-profit organization Academic Abundance, Inc. received a $175,000 dropout prevention grant this past week from the state Department of Public Instruction. The academic group has operated for about a year in Wayne County, providing free job seeking and skills...

Firefighters advocate for fire safety awareness

The Goldsboro Fire Department observed October as Fire Safety Month by increasing its visibility through educational programs for both children and adults. October is designated as Fire Safety Month across the nation. Each year, firefighters search for new ways to...

Tourism director sees successful future for Duplin Events Center

KENANSVILLE - The Duplin County Events Center can be a tremendous boost to the county's economy, even when it is not directly making a profit, Duplin County Director of Tourism Kristina Ayres told county officials Thursday. Mrs. Ayres addressed the...

Seymour Johnson completes inspection

Members of the 4th Fighter Wing earned a "Satisfactory" rating for their performance during a four-day Operational Readiness Inspection conducted by Air Combat Command officials earlier this week on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, but the unit's commander contends their...