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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Post 11 falls to Cherryville in state finals

 MOREHEAD CITY -- Wayne County Post 11 fell to Cherryville in the Senior American Legion baseball finals today, losing 9-1 to the western region champs. Cherryville is now the state champions and Wayne the runners-up. Post 11  beat High Point...

Democrats pick nominee for commissioner's seat

KENANSVILLE -- Duplin County Democrats chose lawyer Ken Thompson, of Wallace, as a nominee to replace David Fussell on the county's Board of Commissioners Monday night. The unanimous 84-person vote came just a few weeks after Fussell resigned for...

School district announces new assistant principal assignments

Administrative reassignment continue at Wayne County Public Schools, with eight assistant principal changes announced, including a former principal at Goldsboro High School. John Twitty, who had previously been principal at Belfast and Wayne High School academies, alternative schools in the...

Public record

Air conditioner thefts occur over weekend More than $6,000 was reported as stolen and damaged property from an apartment complex under renovation in the 200 block of Alpha Court. The incident occurred between 6:30 p.m. on July 21 and...

Vendors needed for Goldsboro National Night Out on Aug. 2

Vendors are still needed for the National Night in Herman Park on Aug. 2., from 6 to 9 p.m. National Night Out is an event designed to bring together citizens and the lawmen who patrol their neighborhoods. The evening will...

Petitions to ask if residents want to deannex

The Wayne County Board of Elections will mail out petitions to all real property owners in the area known as Phase 11 today. The mailing comes five business days after the board received its list of property owners from...

Scott takes job working with Mount Olive College alumni

MOUNT OLIVE -- Howard Scott, recent retiree as Wayne County Cooperative Extension director and a Mount Olive College alumnus, has been named interim director of Alumni Relations at MOC, filling the position held for 38 years by Dianne B. Riley....

Beating the heat

Dana Jones pours orange syrup onto a shaved ice treat inside the S.J. Hawaiian Shaved Ice shop on Cashwell Drive. On an average day, Jones said she will make more than a hundred of the frozen concoctions. But as...

Target help kids with back-to-school gear

Kenny Igleheart stood in front of the dressing room at Target this morning, practically directing traffic around the department store. Children and adults passed by pushing shopping carts as he answered question after question about school uniforms, supplies and...