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Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Officials to county: Get your flu shot right now

It's difficult to predict what the upcoming flu season will be like, but local health officials are advising the public to get vaccinated in advance. "We had thousands of cases here in North Carolina (this past year) and H1N1 accounted...

Adoption takes spotlight this weekend at local event

The Wayne County Department of Social Services is hosting an Adoption Celebration in recognition of National Adoption Awareness Month. The event, supporting the many Wayne County residents who have adopted children, will be Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m....

Volunteers recognized at annual ceremony

When Master Sgt. Kathleen Parrish moved to Wayne County with her family five years ago, the Michigan native said she knew right away this was a place they could plant roots. "In the Air Force, home is where the Air...

Drug and gang prevention conference set for next week

Nearly 40 local churches and civic groups are collaborating to sponsor the fourth annual Drug Dealer/Gang Member Redemption Conference on Nov. 17-19. The three-day event is designed to reach young people who are involved in gangs and those who may...

Collard time

Nathaniel Davis cuts a mess of fresh collards Monday from his field at the intersection of Sleepy Creek and Emmaus Church roads. With temperatures dropping at night, including a couple of frosts earlier this week, the flavors have been set...

Civil War living history set to be at Mount Olive museum Saturday

MOUNT OLIVE -- The Mount Olive Area Historical Society will sponsor its third annual Civil War living history program on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the David John Aaron History Museum, 137 E. Main St. Some...

WEMCHS wins math contest

When time was called and the pencils were down, Wayne Early/Middle College High School's team became repeat champs of the County Math Contest. This was the 22nd year for the competition, held at Wayne Community College, has traditionally been...

Federal, state, county offices closed Thursday

State and federal government offices will be closed Thursday in observance of Veterans Day, along with most local government offices and the Wayne County Public Schools, as well as Wayne Community College. The city of Goldsboro's offices will be...

Hoog: 4th still first

From the skies over Afghanistan to the Goldsboro Air Force base they call home, members of the 4th Fighter Wing are living up to the legacy that has been written and reinforced by generations of men and women since World...

Civitas speaker: State budget looking 'bleak'

Brian Balfour, a policy analyst with the Raleigh-based Civitas Institute, painted a bleak future Tuesday morning for a state budget scarred by years of ever-increasing spending and a devastating recession. His message found an enthusiastic audience in the Golden...

County planning board approves three plats

It took the Wayne County Planning Board less than 15 minutes Tuesday night to handle its three-item agenda of plat approvals. The plats now go to county commissioners for final approval. One of the plats had been before the...

Goldsboro police still daring kids to just say no

Several area middle schools are using D.A.R.E. programs in their curriculums to help children make positive life choices. The D.A.R.E. program consists of an eight-week course that gives children information on tobacco, alcohol, marijuana and how to respond in...

Country star to perform in Seven Springs

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Country music star Darryl Worley will be performing Saturday night at Maynard's in Seven Springs. Worley, who has recorded seven albums and sold more than 2 million records worldwide, is one of Nashville's established hit-makers and...