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Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Scout food drive Saturday to help Salvation Army

Hundreds of Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts will crisscross Wayne County over the next two Saturdays, collecting non-perishable food items in an effort to fill depleted shelves at local kitchens that serve the needy. The drive is being co-sponsored...

Mental Health Association won't dissolve

The Mental Health Association in Wayne County will not be dissolved. At least for now. After months of debating the fate of the organization -- as well as a Dec. 21 letter to supporters hinting at possible closure --...

Scholarship recipients say thank you at Wayne Community College event

The strains of "Pomp and Circumstance" filled Moffatt Auditorium at Wayne Community College Tuesday evening, but for a different kind of commencement. Students crossing the stage were acknowledging their being able to continue their education thanks to scholarships made...

4-H holds annual awards banquet

Wayne County's 4-H'ers and adult leaders were recognized at an awards banquet last week for doing everything from giving of their time for local service projects, to completing project record books, to participating in a nationwide cleanup. The top...

County says radio rules need to be followed

Inferior lapel microphones and handheld radios smothered by bulky firefighter turnout gear has contributed to the poor performance attributed by many Wayne County emergency personnel to the county's new $10 million emergency communications system and its new radios, county officials...

Beekeeper classes set

KINSTON -- The Neuse Regional Beekeepers will hold its beginner beekeeper school on three consecutive Saturdays: Feb. 11, 18 and 25, from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the Lenoir County Cooperative Extension Service offices in Kinston. Tuition is $35,...

New Black History Month exhibit

Terry Williams, left, and Chris Lawson move a settee Tuesday at the Wayne County Museum. The furniture is a part of the museum's new exhibit on Thomas Day pieces. Day was a free black American furniture designer and cabinetmaker...

Public record

Teenage girl missing Goldsboro police are asking the public's help finding a teenage girl who has been missing for nearly three months. Natalie Nicole Hampton, 17, was last seen by her mother on Oct. 31, 2011. Police say the girl...