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Wednesday, June 13, 2012

County to eye gaming cafes

While there has been no crush of people wanting to open Internet or sweepstakes cafes in rural Wayne County, the county Planning Board has decided not to wait to put rules in place to regulate those businesses. "There have been...

Teen to face murder charge

A Goldsboro teenager was arrested Tuesday and charged with murder for what police allege is his role in the May 30 shooting that killed 23-year-old Delindao Alijuwon Miller. Qua'Twon Shaquill Tyrek King, 17, of 209 Shaw Court, is being held...

Southern Wayne seniors make way across stage, into their futures

MOUNT OLIVE -- Those who gathered to watch the 225 members of Southern Wayne High School's Class of 2012 stayed silent until every last name had been called and each newly minted graduate had crossed the stage. Then it was...

North Duplin tosses caps

North Duplin High School graduate Ashley Lynn, left, gets a big hug from fellow classmate Brittany Chase and Beth Carter after receiving their diplomas Monday during commencement exercises at Mount Olive College. Seventy-eight students graduated....

Handwriting camp offered for children this summer

The occupational therapy department at Wayne Memorial Hospital will try their hand at something different -- a clinic to help children improve their handwriting. "Scribblez Handwriting Summer Camp" will be held in two sessions in the coming weeks. Instead...

Wayne County Public Schools offices to change to summer schedule this week

Wayne County Public Schools and administrative offices will switch to a summer schedule this week. The district will operate on a 10-hour-day workweek, closing on Fridays, officials said. While the majority of schools across the county dismissed last week,...

SECU gives out six scholarships

The State Employees' Credit Union Foundation, funded solely by credit union members, has presented a $10,000 four-year college scholarship to six Wayne County students. The recipients are: * Zachary Price, Spring Creek High School near Seven Springs. Price is...

Golden LEAF sets date for local community forum

The public is invited to attend a community forum hosted by the Golden LEAF Foundation on Tuesday, June 26, at 5:30 p.m. at Wayne Community College, in the Spruce Building, Room 106. The purpose of the forum is to continue...

Alzheimer's Walk team meeting to be June 20

Teams are being formed for the third annual Neuse Region Alzheimer's Walk, planned for Saturday, Oct. 20, at Wayne Community College. This will be the third annual walk, sponsored by Alzheimer's North Carolina Inc., which provides programs and services...