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Thursday, May 5, 2011

Mount Olive College artists help decorate Fremont school's hallway

A team of students from Mount Olive College spent more than 1,000 hours to enhance the aesthetics of Fremont STARS School by creating a massive mural in the hallway of school's second floor. Parents and community members will have...

Heroes' journey: Hallett Mayo, 90, finally shares his battle memories

WASHINGTON -- There was something fitting about the way the raindrops danced off Hallett Mayo's cap -- how the 90-year-old quipped at the gray skies that greeted him at the World War II Memorial. But those veterans who joined him...

Red Cross honors donors at annual Heroes luncheon

Although local "heroes" raised only $75,000 of the Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross' $85,000 goal, the 2011 Heroes Campaign didn't really fall short this year. With the April 16 tornadoes, the chapter stopped its annual Heroes Campaign...

Schools not sure about job cuts

Wayne County Public Schools officials said Wednesday that deep cuts in state funding could force the school system to consider cutting jobs. In what Superintendent Dr. Steve Taylor termed the "absolute toughest budget year" he has faced, Taylor said efforts...

Public record

Police seek shooting suspect Everette Tramain McNair, 34, of Wilmington Avenue, was reported by Goldsboro police as being shot while standing in the doorway of Manhattan Deli and Grocery at 901 S. Slocumb St. around 2:40 p.m. Wednesday. McNair was...

Disability Awareness Walk

The Eastern Wayne High School Marching Band leads the Hal Plonk Disability Awareness Walk, which was held Wednesday despite unpredictable showers. People with disabilities paraded the five blocks to bring awareness to the plight of handicapped individuals in Goldsboro...

About the Triangle Flight of Honor

Conceived in 2004 by retired Air Force Capt. Earl Morse, the Flight of Honor takes World War II veterans to Washington, D.C., to visit the many memorials erected to honor their sacrifices. The branch that serves Goldsboro and Wayne County,...

Triangle Flight of Honor

Close to a hundred World War II veterans visited the nation's capital to see the monuments, museums and memorials that honor them during the Triangle Flight of Honor....

Applications available for Dancing Stars scholarship

The first scholarship from money raised through Dancing Stars of Wayne County will be presented to a graduating high school senior next month. Applications for the $1,000 scholarship have been sent to area public and private high school counselors,...

Secretary of Defense coming to SJAFB Friday

Secretary of Defense Robert Gates is expected to address hundreds of locally stationed airmen Friday at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, 4th Fighter Wing officials confirmed just moments ago. But the soon-to-be-retired official won't simply thank those who have recently...