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Sunday, April 8, 2012

Walstonburg to hold its 4th 'Proud to be an American Day'

WALSTONBURG -- Walstonburg will hold its 4th annual Proud to be an American Day on Saturday, April 21 to honor veterans, especially those who gave their lives for freedom. Guest speakers will be from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base and...

Sunrise of faith: Annual service at Wayne Memorial Park

Ask anyone who has ever been to a sunrise service on Easter morning their impressions and you will likely hear descriptions of cool, crisp and dark dawns that give way to bursts of warmth as the sun peeks through and...

4th Fighter Wing change of command scheduled for June

If everything goes according to plan, the 4th Fighter Wing will add a page to its storied history in less than two months, as Col. Patrick Doherty is expected to officially relinquish command to the first woman to ever hold...

Run, speech to target teen mental health

A Wayne County mother of a suicide victim and her sister are leading an effort to not only get parents, teachers and teens to talk about suicide and cyberbullying, but also offering a chance for the community to get involved...

Pickers ready for Pig in the Park

The best in barbecue will square off again Saturday at Waynesborough Park during Pig in the Park, the annual competition that benefits the Boys and Girls Club of Wayne County. The main event begins at 9 a.m., although cooks...

Walk for Multiple Sclerosis to be held April 21 at Herman Park

The Greater Carolinas chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society will sponsor its annual Walk MS event on Saturday, April 21 at Herman Park. The walk, an annual fundraiser for more than 20 years, is an opportunity for the...

Yvette Smith receives award for work in state education

Wayne County native Yvette C. Smith received an award from the National Association of Federal Education Program Administrators for her state leadership for North Carolina on March 25-28 in Washington, D.C., at the association's conference. She was selected among her...

Families prepare for annual livestock show and sale

They have names like Thomas, named after Thomas the Train, Conifer, and Greeny Norris, named after a favorite color. And next week these pigs, which belong to the Bryant Worley family of the Princeton community, will be competing for top...

Johnston Arts and Food Festival April 27

The Johnston County Arts Council is preparing for its 3rd annual Arts and Food Festival Gala on Friday, April 27 at 6:30 p.m. at the Johnston County Agricultural Auditorium. The fundraiser is expected to generate revenue to assist the arts...

Cause of fire downtown Saturday night not known

The cause of a Saturday evening fire at a vacant warehouse in the downtown district is unknown pending an investigation, but was quickly extinguished with no injuries reported. Sgt. Josh Stine of Goldsboro police said the fire call came...

Safety and health officials investigating complaint at Cherry Hospital

Cherry Hospital is once again under investigation, this time by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration division of the state Department of Labor. However, while officials with both Cherry Hospital and OSHA confirmed there is an open investigation that...