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Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Anthony Teachey: Home to coach kids' futures

Growing up with seven siblings, the Boys & Girls Club's teen director Anthony Teachey was a self-described "country boy" who worked in the fields. His family moved from Mount Olive to Goldsboro when he was in fourth grade. Money was...

Longtime Grange leader dies at age 96

DUDLEY -- Lloyd M. Massey, 96, a member of the Grange for 75 years, is being remembered today as the symbol of farming to many people in Wayne County. An old-style Southern gentleman, Massey leaves behind a legacy of...

N.C. Manufacturing leading way in aerospace machining

North Carolina Manufacturing has become one of the first machine shops in the state to earn an AS9100 Revision C certification -- a quality management standard to meet the demands of the defense and commercial aerospace industry. The certification...

Longtime school official dies Sunday

Members of the Wayne County public school system are mourning the unexpected loss of one of their own, after 23-year veteran Dr. Willette Stanley died Sunday. Dr. Stanley came to the area in 1982 and became the director of Federal...

WCC to offer manufacturing course

The Wayne Business and Industry Center will offer a two-part, 10-day course that will provide the skills necessary to work in manufacturing. "Introduction to Manufacturing" will be taught 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 8:30 a.m.-12:30 on Friday,...

WCC to offer leadership seminars

The Wayne Business and Industry Center at Wayne Community College will offer a series of seminars next month that can lead to a "Leadership, Supervision and Management" Certificate for participants. The free leadership series includes a seminar every Tuesday...

County urges action to save flight routes

Wayne County commissioners are asking state legislators to block "all encroachment or impairments" to military training routes without state approval. They also want stricter permitting and public input processes for wind and solar energy projects. Just as importantly, they...

Queen of Fair pageant set for Friday

This year's Queen of the Fair will be crowned Friday night, with the pageant beginning at 8 p.m. in the Entertainment Arena. The contest is open to high-schoolers in Wayne County and will feature contestants competing in casual wear,...

Attorney charged in drug arrest

A local attorney will face drug charges. Officers with the Goldsboro and Wayne County Interagency Drug Task Force arrested Ada L. Mason, 42, Thursday on a charge of possession of methamphetamine. Ms. Mason, who was one of three people arrested,...

Teen, 13, calls 911, helps catch thieves

A 13-year-old's 911 call from a closet helped sheriff's deputies and state troopers catch one of two alleged thieves Monday. The teen was alone at his home on Everett Road at about 11 a.m., when someone kicked in the...

SJAFB bone marrow drive sets sights on matches, saving lives

Amber Millerchip has been on the receiving end of a shocking diagnosis. "I had a brand new baby," she said. "I didn't know if I was going to live." So when she learned that the son and daughter of Chief...

Residents can access Amtrak

Amtrak's new Thruway Motor Coach service will begin shuttling passengers from Wilmington, Jacksonville, Kinston and Goldsboro to the passenger train service's hub in Wilson Oct. 3. The new service was announced in August and means passengers from Goldsboro now...

Partnership calendars on sale

The "Cute Kids of Wayne County" calendar contest sponsored by The Partnership for Children of Wayne County was a rousing success, organizers say. "Very exciting things are happening with the calendar," Whitney Jansta, community services coordinator for the Partnership,...