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Monday, April 30, 2012

Prosecution expected to rest

The state is expected to wrap up its case as early as today against three Wayne County men charged in a 2008 shooting that ultimately resulted in the death of the owner of a Goldsboro convenience store. Joshua Davis, Quentin...

One-stop voting passes 3,000

More than 3,000 people have cast their ballots for the May 8 primary during the one-stop early voting that enters its final week today. Also, Monday, May 7, at 5 p.m. is the deadline for people to return absentee...

Just me and my bear

William, 2, sits in his mother, Kim Reid's, lap with his teddy bear during the Teddy Bear Picnic at Cornerstone Commons last week. Dozens of children with their favorite stuffed friend ate a picnic lunch while Rebecca Dennison and...

Three vie for chance at seat on bench

Only one of the five district court seats on Wayne County ballots will be contested in the May 8 primary. Incumbent Lonnie Carraway of Snow Hill is facing challenges from two lawyers for his seat on the 8th District...

Roads top commission agenda

Relief could be just ahead for drivers stuck in traffic on Wayne Memorial Drive caused by motorists trying to turn left onto Tommy's Road. Widening Wayne Memorial Drive to create a left-turn lane is among projects in the county's proposed...

Wayne Community College students win state honors

Wayne Community College's chapter of Phi Beta Lambda business education student organization received several awards during the organization's 58th annual State Leadership Conference in Charlotte. The local Gamma Chi chapter was recognized for having the largest chapter membership in...

All buzz, no threat

Encountering a swarm of bees doesn't have to be cause for alarm. While the mere sight of them might be upsetting, the first rule of thumb, beekeepers say, is not to aggravate them. "They're not life-threatening or damaging to any...

Adult High School students recognized

Students in the Adult High School and General Education Development, or GED, programs at Wayne Community College were recently recognized for their academic accomplishments this year. Guillermo Martinez was presented the "Exceptional Persistence and Dedication Award" for his dedication...

Wayne Community College gaming instructor honored

Michael Everett, the lead instructor for Wayne Community College's Simulation and Game Development program, will speak Thursday at the East Coast Game Conference at Raleigh Convention Center. He was selected to serve on a panel titled "Developers Needed ......