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Thursday, March 10, 2011

New Chamber president setting sights on basics, then expansion

Just two priorities top the list right now for new Wayne County Chamber of Commerce President Marian Mason, but that doesn't mean she doesn't have big plans for her new employers. It simply means she first wants to make...

City will take second look at cuts for budget

With Goldsboro facing a $500,000 shortfall in the current year's budget, city finance director Kay Scott presented to the City Council a cost-savings proposal at the end of its meeting Monday. Utilizing a portion of the Utility Fund that...

Madeline Edwards will perform with national Honors Ensemble

Wayne County's resident operatic songbird, Madeline Edwards, should be singing a very happy tune these days since being accepted to the state's School of the Arts and chosen for a national choir that will perform at the prestigious Kennedy Center...

Girl Scout cookie sales end Sunday

This weekend will mark the end of the annual Girl Scout cookie sale, and Girl Scouts will be stationed at various cookie booth locations throughout the 41-county area of Girl Scouts -- North Carolina Coastal Pines. To find a...

Neuse Historic Site to host naval living history

KINSTON -- On Saturday, March 12 the CSS Neuse State Historic Site will host naval living history demonstrations along with commemoration ceremonies for both the crew of the Neuse and the United States Colored Troops from Lenoir County. Hours of...

Bentonville getting ready for anniversary March 19-20

FOUR OAKS -- Step back in time to see raw recruits answer the call for volunteers to join the Confederate army in late May 1861, at Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site. The program "The Union is Dissolved: Mustering Soldiers off...

Tuscarora Scouts hold fundraiser at Walnut Creek

The Tuscarora Council, Boy Scouts of America recently held its Annual Friends of Scouting Dinner at the Walnut Creek Country Club. More than 200 local Scouting supporters and local business men and community leaders were on hand to lend...