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Friday, July 29, 2011

'Unity Day' to be held Saturday at Mina Weil

When Dawud Salaam was living in Philadelphia more than a decade ago, his son and his friends approached him wanting to make their own T-shirts. An entrepreneur who had been making T-shirts for years, he showed the trio how...

Sunshine serenade

Brigitte Klitzing, left, and Ann Durnford share a laugh while The Embers perform at the Center Street Jam on Thursday evening in downtown Goldsboro. Dozens of people braved the heat to hear the legendary beach music band. Wayne County...

Dancing with Stars funds result in 12 scholarships

Stephanie Webber can't imagine not being in a classroom. The instructional assistant has been working diligently toward her teaching degree, through the Wachovia Partnership East program at Wayne Community College. And yet, several months ago she was at a crossroads,...

LaGrange man claims $100,000 in lottery

North Carolina Education Lottery officials announced Thursday that a Wayne County man was one of this week's big winners as he scratched off $100,000 Monday on his 10X The Money ticket. According to a news release sent by the...

House now officially part of sweepstakes

The builders of the Molly Smith Thompson House back in 1901 probably couldn't have imagined the 3,804-square-foot Queen Anne home becoming a boarding house. They likely wouldn't have predicted the affluent neighborhood surrounding it would lose population the way...

Man, 30, dies in two-vehicle collision

MOUNT OLIVE -- A 30-year-old man died early Thursday morning in a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Pineview Cemetery Road and Adams Road east of town. The victim was identified as Julio Castillo Quettell of 106 Taco Drive. The...