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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Cuts slim down WCC summer course offerings

Budget cuts that have impacted higher education institutions across the country have not spared Wayne Community College, but while summer offerings are more abbreviated than in past years, there are still many courses for college students to continue their...

Tribute to heroes

His voice, at times, trembling, Patrick Doherty fought back tears as he unwrapped a boyhood memory for the 100-plus who turned out for a public vigil designed to honor those who have died for their country. His father, he told...

Woman saved after driving SUV into pond

The identity of a woman who was rescued by the Arr-Mac Water Dive Team after she drove her Isuzu Trooper into a pond at the intersection of Providence Church Road and U.S. 13 South early this morning was unavailable...

Salvation Army chiefs take on new challenge

Salvation Army Maj. Andrew Wiley was working in the organization's social service office when a woman came in desperate for help for her sister, who was in the hospital. A minor surgery had developed complications and her sister's stay at...

Two injured in Ash Street hit and run

Authorities are searching for a suspect in a hit-and-run traffic accident at the corner of Ash and Kornegay streets Monday evening that overturned an SUV and sent a teenager and a 10-month-old child to the hospital. The suspect was...

Farmer's market opens Wednesday

The return of the farmer's market to Goldsboro will be marked this Wednesday by a premiere event, featuring singers from Dillard Academy Charter and appearances by Mayor Al King and interim City Manager Tasha Logan Wednesday at 9:15 a.m....

Blood donations needed this summer

Now that summer is here, the Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross is asking local businesses, churches and civic groups to sponsor blood drives. And, to help draw both sponsors and donors, the Red Cross is offering...

Visitors center, museum set to open Friday at Cliffs

After two years of construction, a new museum and visitor center at the Cliffs of the Neuse State Park will open with a dedication ceremony Friday at 10:30 a.m. The 7,000-square-foot facility will enable visitors to get a glimpse of...