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Monday, February 7, 2011

Officials eyeing use of stimulus money

Amid media reports that Wayne County Public Schools' portion of the $380 million in stimulus funding received by the state two years ago is under investigation, officials said today that the money was distributed appropriately. Ken Derksen, public information officer...

Pickle festival lineup released

MOUNT OLIVE -- The North Carolina Pickle Festival will celebrate its 25th anniversary in April with a mix of traditional favorites -- like the Friday night Band of Oz concert and children's carnival rides -- and new events -- a...

County wants more local money for Day Reporting Center

Additional employees and salary increases for the most part will once again be absent as the county begins work on its budget for fiscal year 2011-12. In rare cases where additional staff is needed, like at the Day Reporting Center,...

Daddys' girls

Kaitlyn Wilson, 3, dances with her father, James, during the seventh annual Daddy Daughter Dance at the YMCA. More than 100 daughters danced the night away with their fathers while raising money for the YMCA's mentoring program, WARM Hearts....

Public record

Two found dead Two men were declared dead by Wayne EMS after been found unresponsive in two separate incidents, Goldsboro police said. Johnny Ray Price, 64, Hugh Street, was found by his brother, Ronald Price who said he had forced...

Local man recovering from hit and run crash

The family of a Wayne County man struck by a car last month while walking along Old Mount Olive Highway is still waiting to see whether he will make a full recovery. Gary Lynch, 48, remains in critical condition at...