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Wednesday, January 19, 2011

First photo exhibit opens

U.S. Army combat photographer David Anthony Jackson spoke to visitors at Wayne Community College about a small exhibit of his images of Afghanistan. The photos will remain on display in the Administration Building through the end of February. Photographer...

Subdivision plats approved

Wayne County commissioners Tuesday held an abbreviated session that lasted less than an hour. However, their day included a luncheon program at the Farm Bureau and visits to Norwayne and Eastern Wayne middle schools. Three minor subdivision plats were...

Hospital fights for reimbursement

The board of directors at Wayne Memorial Hospital on Tuesday joined 52 health care systems in the state and passed a resolution calling for state legislators to enact a plan to help correct inequities in payments for Medicaid and uninsured...

Commissioners visit Norwayne and EWMS

Major renovation and construction projects at Norwayne and Eastern Wayne middle schools could be ready to bid by May -- and the county could by September be selling the $15 million in federal bonds that will finance the work....

Duplin schools elect board chairman ... finally

KENANSVILLE -- The third time was the charm for the Duplin County Board of Education. After two failed attempts to elect a leader, and amid discussion of racial division, the board members voted 4-2 appointing Chuck Farrior of District...

City gets approval to pursue funding for park

Goldsboro's Parks and Recreation Department moved one step closer to submitting an application for funding that would bring even more amenities to Stoney Creek Park during the City Council's pre-meeting work session Monday evening. The board unanimously approved the Stoney...

Calypso firefighters seek community help

CALYPSO -- During the Calypso Fire Department's recent Ladies Night Banquet, fire officials appealed to the community to help restore some of the items that had to be cut from the fire station's renovation project. While many of those needs...