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Saturday, September 29, 2012

Plane talk -- the who, what, when and how much of the city's proposed Air Force museum project

When the city of Goldsboro contracted with Verner Johnson to plan its Air Force museum in April, City Council members were, in reality, contracting with a handful of separate entities that have, at times, worked and presented independently of...

Handlers lead goats to victory

DUDLEY -- Seth Henderson's bottle-fed goat never gave him a chance in the novice showmanship competition Friday night at the Wayne County Fairgrounds. The 5-year-old was nearly pulled to the ground during the first heat of handlers, but he...

John and Ty's excellent adventure - They rode the rides so you know what to expect

The Orbiter John Joyce: Just like the name describes, a spinning object revolves around a central point spinning at a different rate, much like your head and stomach are going to be. Its low impact is countered by decent speed...

Lambs take center stage at fair

DUDLEY -- Some tried to avoid the steady drizzle by covering up in towels. Some sought shelter under the tents, others wore raincoats. One refused to stand out in the rain and had to be escorted out. But all...

Cindy Sanfod wins community college award

Cindy Sanford, administrative systems technician at Wayne Community College, has been presented the 2012 Outstanding Achievement Award by the N.C. Community College System's Institutional Information Processing System Users Group, or IIPS. The award is given annually to a person...

Wayne Junior Miss to be Saturday

Thirteen young women are preparing to compete Saturday in the Wayne County Junior Miss scholarship program for the title of Distinguished Young Woman of the Year of Wayne County and a share of $7,150 in cash scholarships. Scheduled for...

WCC Foundation will take Southern literary journey

The Wayne Community College Foundation will take audiences on a Southern literary tour as part of its offerings this fall. Throughout October, the Foundation will host four University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, professors as they each offer...

Pikeville to weigh plans for town hall

PIKEVILLE -- Residents of the town of Pikeville are being urged to attend Monday night's board meeting to participate in a discussion about what to do about a new, or a refurbished town hall. At least some officials are...

Man robbed, shot at

A Goldsboro man was robbed at gunpoint Friday morning before fleeing from the two suspects as they fired three shots at him. Ervico Triplett, 37, of 1306 Stevens St. told Goldsboro police he was in the 500 block of...

Hail to the fair queen

DUDLEY -- Growing up in Mount Olive, Sarah Richards was comfortable on the stage in the Entertainment Arena of the Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair. "She won the talent show at the fair when she was in second, fourth and sixth...

Christine Smith to help lead state FCA

Christine Smith, N.C. Cooperative Extension Agent for Wayne County, was recently selected as the president of the North Carolina Extension Association of Family & Consumer Sciences. The mission of this professional association is to empower its professionals to educate...