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Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Store robbed twice in three days

Armed robbers struck a Goldsboro convenience store twice within a three-day period, making off with close to $250 in cash and several cigars valued at $15. A second convenience store, Arrington Mart on Arrington Bridge Road at Dudley, was...

Wayne Memorial Hospital looking ahead at 2011

For Wayne Memorial Hospital this past year, the biggest issues beyond national health care reform continue to be physician recruitment and maintaining quality care and services. Hospital President and CEO William Paugh said Wayne Memorial is positioning itself for the...

School make-up days set

The weekend snowstorm might have missed large parts of Wayne County, but the subsequent icy mix that covered roads around the county resulted in school being called off for two days that must now be made up by students. For...

Gall chosen for GATEWAY project

The architect responsible for the design of the city's Union Station project was selected Tuesday by the Goldsboro-Wayne Transportation Authority to design its $4.5 million GATEWAY bus transfer station portion of the project. "We recommended to the board an architect...

Wayne County Reads

Katie Wagner draws designs that will make her tea cup distinctive in Sarah Merritt's art class at the Wayne County Arts Council. The students are making clay tea cups for display during an Arts Council exhibit of photographs shot by...

Planning Board holds off on gated communities

Saying there is no urgency in acting, the Wayne County Planning Board Tuesday night once again left the question of permitting gated communities in the county on the table. One reason, board members said, is simply that there has been...

Public record

Copper taken Someone took copper wiring valued at $1,500 from a Progress Energy substation on West Main Street in Mount Olive. Entry was gained by cutting through a fence. Damages totaled $1,200 to the fence. Theft The theft of $2,574...

Chronic disease worshop offered at Senior Center

Wayne County Services on Aging is offering a free six-week workshop designed to help seniors manage their chronic illnesses. Among the chronic illnesses the workshop will focus on are arthritis, asthma, lung disease, cancer, heart disease/heart failure, diabetes, high...

Ice cold fishing

Hunter Jones tries his luck fly fishing Tuesday afternoon at Williams Mill on N.C. 55, east of Mount Olive. Students across the area had the past several days off due to the snow and ice storm. Forecasters said the temperature...

Mount Olive to celebrate King's legacy at Sunday service

MOUNT OLIVE -- The Carver Alumni Association will honor the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Sunday at Northeast Chapel Free Will Baptist Church. The annual event, set for 4 p.m. at the...

Businesses sought for middle school career fair

Lori Dubose, organizer of next month's middle school career fair, is envisioning a gymnasium packed with area business representatives so that seventh-graders can get a sense of the future job possibilities in Wayne County. "Last year I know we...