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Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Wayne Community College facing budget crunch

The Wayne Community College Board of Trustees discussed the status of enrollment, budgets, internal reorganization of key positions and possible consolidation with other community colleges at its Tuesday night meeting. Dr. Kay Albertson, president, remains optimistic on all counts, she...

Scouts find space to worship

The phrase, "A Scout is reverent" is often heard in Boy Scout meetings and church services as young boys bow their heads in prayer or recite the Scout Law. But for many of these boys, these are more than...

Reserve medics gearing up for Nicaragua

The conditions won't be anything to write home about -- a brutal climate, undrinkable water, work days that begin long before sunrise. But for the few dozen members of the 916th Air Refueling Wing's Aerospace Medicine Squadron currently gearing up...

New walkways for fall fair

People attending the Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair this fall are in for a pleasant change following improvements made over the summer, officials said. Fair Manager Milton Ingram said Tuesday that construction crews completed paving all the fairground's new walkways...

New home design will be more energy efficient and much stronger

A new type of building construction that not only provides better insulation and improved resistance to high winds, but is also more environmentally friendly has reached Wayne County. A home constructed of insulated concrete forms is going up in...

Public record

Man charged in store robbery, assault Shannyn Demetrius Ward, 22, was arrested by Goldsboro police on July 22 for a common law robbery charge stemming from a report filed on May 1, 2011. Ward is allegedly the suspect who purchased...

Busco Beach set to host national ATV sport competition in September

While families from Wayne County and across the country enjoy the summer out at Busco Beach, workers there are gearing up for a new national event coming to the area in September. Busco will host the 2011 American Motorcyclist...