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Monday, April 25, 2011

Family Y to be part of health initiative

Goldsboro Family Y, partnering with the Wayne County Health Department, has been chosen to participate in Pioneering Healthier Communities, an effort to promote healthier lifestyles in the community. The YMCA was one of 16 in the nation, two in...

Pickle parking rules change

MOUNT OLIVE -- People attending this weekend's 25th annual North Carolina Pickle Festival who don't want to end up in a pickle are being reminded of new parking restrictions. With more limited parking than in the past, people are...

Tobacco time

Wayne County farmer Shelton Lewis, left, walks behind his eight-row tobacco planter Saturday morning in a field off Emmaus Church Road. Shelton and his father, Butch Lewis, tend the farm together. Tobacco remains one of Wayne County's chief crops,...

Jackson & Sons recognized by state for civic involvement

DUDLEY -- Jackson & Sons has been recognized at the state level for its outstanding partnerships with Wayne Community College and the local community. The "Distinguished Partners for Excellence" award was presented during the N.C. Community College System's annual "Excellence...

Archer named North Carolina's top volunteer director

Donna Archer didn't start out with aspirations to be responsible for a group of volunteers, but it's turned out to be her calling. Mrs. Archer was recently named first recipient of the Outstanding Volunteer Director for North Carolina by the...

Career Day

Cody Adams, left, and Benita Campbell, students at Wayne Middle High Academy, talk with Ray Batten of Wayne Community College about educational programs and career opportunities Monday during a career exploration day at the school. The Continental Society hosted...

Public record

Goldsboro police have investigated several incidents of thefts: *On the 600 block of Pine Street, Shelton Sutton reported the theft of a $100 cell phone, $80 GPS, $200 radio and 4180 tool set from an unsecured vehicle. *Copper tubing valued...

2011 Pickle Pageant court

The members of the 2011 Pickle Pageant court are, front row, from left, Mini Miss True Carmichael, Junior Miss Devin Whillhite, Mini Majestic Gabriella Grudier, Overall Magestic Kyndall Westerbeek,  Little Miss Cassie Scott and Tiny Miss Blair Sarvis. On...