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Sunday, November 27, 2011

Sears Auto ready to move, site to be clear for Olive Garden

Sears Auto Center's new home beside Kmart in the Ashley Plaza shopping center should be ready for the business to relocate this week, paving the way for the construction of a new restaurant at the Berkeley Mall. Kmart floor...

WCC fall enrollment drops after record spring

Wayne Community College officials are blaming a lack of hope for a drop in enrollment number for its fall semester. And now, they are considering phasing out several programs where the numbers are the lowest. Only a few months...

Mount Olive College's 58th winter commencement to be held Dec. 10

Mount Olive College will graduate approximately 250 students at its 58th winter commencement on Dec. 10. Graduation exercises will be held at 2 p.m. in the George and Annie Dail Kornegay Arena. The commencement speaker will be state Sen....

Giving thanks while lending a hand

Pulley and Arrieta put the front porch together Saturday for a new Habitat for Humanity home at 400 S. Audubon Ave....

The shopping spree continues

It was hard to piece together when one day ended and another began for Jeremy Willman and Joann Talton during their weekend shopping marathon. The couple were at Wal-Mart for its frenzied opening and then went and waited at...

Chamber still seeking Cornerstone nominations

The Wayne County Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for a deserving individual for the Chamber's prestigious Cornerstone Award. The award is given annually to an individual that has truly been a "cornerstone" for Wayne County. The nomination form...

D.J. Coles releases Christmas album; EWHS to honor him

D.J. Coles, youth ministry coordinator and youth pastor at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, has released a new Christmas CD, "Christmas Messages." Coles, a graduate of Eastern Wayne High School, Wayne Community College and the University of North Carolina...

More than $3.4 million in federal AmeriCorps grants being made available

Gov. Beverly Perdue recently announced more than $3.4 million in federal grants are available for North Carolina non-profits and government agencies to recruit AmeriCorps members. Interested non-profits and government agencies that provide tutoring, mentoring, disaster services, environmental stewardship, education...

WCPS holiday choral showcase starts Monday

Wayne County Public Schools' 11th annual holiday showcase will be held this week. The districtwide performance of school choruses has grown to the point where it now spans three nights, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, all at Goldsboro High School....

Arts Council sending students to theater

A $9,000 grant from the N.C. Arts Council will be used to send 1,000 local students to a spring performance at the Paramount Theatre. The cARTwheels II Arts in Education grant will allow the Wayne County Public Schools students...

Cliffs to hold Christmas flotilla

The Cliffs of the Neuse state park will hold its annual Christmas Tree Lighting Party, beginning at 6 p.m. Friday with the flotilla at 7:30 p.m. The annual holiday event is sponsored by Friends of the Cliffs. It will...

Case donates 20,000 pounds of poultry for Thanksgiving

In honor of the Thanksgiving holiday, Case Farms recently donated more than 20,000 pounds of poultry to community organizations and its employees. Over the past several weeks, CAI Sports, the Salvation Army, the Community Soup Kitchen of Goldsboro, House...

Annual B&G Club Pancake Day on Saturday

Get ready for the familiar taste of syrup and butter, as Saturday marks the 33rd year for the Boys & Girls Club's most popular Pancake Day fundraiser. The event will be held at the Paley Unit, 1401 Royall Ave.,...