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Monday, May 23, 2011

Six injured in Sunday scuffle at apartment

Six people, including four teenagers, were shot while attending a party in the 400 block of North George Street around 12:30 a.m. Sunday. No one was killed, but all the victims were transported to Wayne Memorial Hospital, and two...

GATEWAY official says no plans for 'takeover'

When the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners notified GATEWAY it was dissolving its benefit pool, it meant more than 60 employees were in danger of losing their health insurance coverage beginning July 31. With less than 90 days...

Hood named Middle Art Educator

Rosewood Middle School art teacher Benny Hood was named Zeno Spence Middle Art Educator for 2010-11, during the Wayne County Public Schools' annual visual arts reception which also recognized 36 student artists. The ceremonies have been held for 20...

Community Day at H.V. Brown

The second annual Bike Show & Community Day sponsored by Hit Squad, I Refuse Ryders, Redliners, R-Riders, Carolina Heat and Turn Key bike clubs featured games for kids, inflatables and free food and refreshments....

Seven Springs hopes signs will be returned

SEVEN SPRINGS -- A thief last week showed little love to Seven Springs when he stole one of the town's welcome signs along N.C. 55 East. Several years ago, town matriarch Ola Mae Adams, former owner and operator of...

Health Department sets its sights on diabetes rates

Knowing that diabetes rates are higher among some minority populations, the Health Department has decided to take its message to the streets. Janice Johnson began serving as coordinator of the Community Health Assessments Program (CHAPS) in March. The initiative had...

Stoney Creek Park grant for nearly $8,000 more

Goldsboro is getting nearly $8,000 more dollars for improvements at Stoney Creek Park. The Parks and Recreation Trust Fund grant Goldsboro's Parks and Recreation Department received was for $7,750 more than what was originally requested, Interim Parks and Recreation...

Sunflower weather

After an eight-mile bike ride, Bill Dunevant and Chris Koch stop to admire the sunflowers and other plants growing at the Library Garden located between the Wayne County Public Library and Herman Park. Wayne County residents should expect to...