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Thursday, October 6, 2011

Talent takes stage at fair's competition

There was an impressive pool of talent among the elementary school set at the Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair Wednesday night -- from the typical singers and dancers to martial arts demonstrators and hula hoopers. Amanda Sarvis stood in the...

United Way's Taste of Wayne set for next week

Hungry? Officials at the United Way are banking on it. More than 20 local restaurants have already signed up to participate in the organization's "biggest event of the year" -- one that offers Wayne County residents a chance to help...

Wayne Junior Miss Pageant Saturday at WCC

The Wayne County Junior Miss Pageant will be held Saturday at 7 p.m. in Moffatt Auditorium at Wayne Community College. Eleven girls, all high school seniors, will compete in the scholarship event, which is a preliminary for the Distinguished...

Arrests made in morning Mount Olive raid

MOUNT OLIVE -- Police used a "flash-bang" grenade to disorient residents of a mobile home early this morning to signal the start of a pre-dawn roundup of suspected street-level drug dealers in the town. Assisted by Wayne and Duplin county...

Hearing set for grants for company expansion

The public will have the chance next month to be heard on a request that the county provide $157,400 in matching funds for a $157,400 One North Carolina Fund grant for Cooper Standard Automotive. County commissioners Tuesday morning scheduled...

Fair winners

Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair Winners WEDNESDAY Vocational Competition Auto Mechanics: Evan Powell, Southern Wayne Cheerleading Contest Varsity 1st: Charles B. Aycock High; 2nd: North Lenoir High; South Lenoir High Junior Varsity 1st: North Lenoir High: South Lenoir High; East Duplin...

Public record

Fire Report The Goldsboro Fire Department responded to 33 calls during the week of Sept. 23 to Sept. 29. Of all the fire calls, 15 were assists to Wayne County Emergency Medical Services, 12 were false alarms and three...

Fair schedule

THURSDAY, OCT. 6 *4 p.m. Gates open to all exhibits *4 p.m. Tractor Operators' Contest *4:30 p.m. Grades 6-8 Talent Contest *5 p.m. Powers Great American Midways open *5:30 p.m. Vocational Competition, Bricklaying/Blocklaying *5:30 p.m. Almost Amazing Rex & Dana...

Emergency Services Day Saturday

Wayne County Emergency Services and the Goldsboro Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol will hold their annual Emergency Services Day at the Wayne Executive Jetport on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The public is invited to see...