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Sunday, October 9, 2011

Fair-well: 2011 Wayne Regional Fair ends with Demolition Derby, Round Two

Larry Lane reached up and out of his driver' side window and snapped off his orange flag, indicating he was still active in the demolition derby Saturday afternoon before a roaring crowd, but if you could see his face when...

Cissi Denton is first Distinguishd Young Woman of Wayne County

Everyone in the auditorium knew what the outcome of the scholarship contest was as Cissi Denton stood in her heels on the stage surrounded by 10 other participants. Having won in the interview, talent, scholastic, fitness and essay contest, everyone...

Grantham principal Lisa Tart is N.C. pick for national honor

Lisa Tart, principal at Grantham School, has been named North Carolina's choice for 2011 National Distinguished Principal. Mrs. Tart was nominated and selected by her fellow principals through a statewide search process conducted by the N.C. Principal and Assistant Principals...

Morgan Johnson crowned Wayne County Fire Princess

The Wayne County Firefighters Association held its 37th annual Fire Princess Pageant Saturday night at the Paramount Theatre. The event entertained a crowd of more then 500 people with the glamour and whimsy of a beauty pageant while also providing...

Teams still needed for annual Alzheimer's Walk

Teams and individuals are still needed to participate in the 10th annual Alzheimer's Walk, planned for  Oct. 22 at Wayne Community College. In addition to funding education and services provided through Alzheimer's NC. Inc., the event can also be a...

Aycock grad's company in running for small business prize

You're the top student at a junior college far away from the companies in your field that are hiring, and although their recruiting officials visit hundreds of research university campuses across the country, they have no plans to come visit...

Teams sought for chili challenge Oct. 22

Teams are currently being sought to participate in the fourth annual Really Chili Challenge to be held Saturday, Oct. 22 in the Center Street Jam parking lot off Center Street. The event is the major annual fundraiser for the...

Greene County dealer gets time for drugs

WILMINGTON -- Donnell Coppedge, the third of three brothers who had been charged with selling crack cocaine since the late 1990s in the Snow Hill area, was sentenced in federal court Wednesday to 198 months in prison followed by...

Flu clinic schedule for Oct. 20 at county Health Department

Wayne County Health Department is planning a mass flu vaccination clinic Oct. 20 from 3 to 7 p.m. Anyone 6 months of age or older is encouraged to get the flu vaccine, especially children, pregnant women, senior citizens or...

Friday's Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair winners

Vocational Competition Science: First-place team: Darrell Smithers and Deniqua Russell, Goldsboro High School and Seth Mitchell, Rosewood High School. Second-place team: Janeice Dunn, Southern Wayne High School, Joseph Gregory, Charles B. Aycock High School and Desmond Thomas, Wayne School of...

Mentor program set for schools

It all started with some grumbling about the public schools. But now, months later, a discussion about how to improve Goldsboro's inner city schools has turned into a group of volunteers preparing to be a part of the solution,...

'74 Ford takes Ugly Truck Contest

Riding around in her papa's old truck taking trash to the dump, Queen of the Fair Charlotte Kornegay gathered a bit of first-hand experience at what an ugly truck looks like. But the crop of pickups that paraded past her...