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Thursday, October 18, 2012

Second plantation tour set

It's been the site of battles and the home to heroes. A nuclear bomb lies in a swamp in its northern swamps and generations have cultivated its farmland, but many who call Wayne County home don't realize the history...

County changes overtime for workers

Wayne County Commissioners Ray Mayo and Steve Keen Tuesday morning grilled County Manager Lee Smith as to why commissioners had been left out of a decision to change how overtime is calculated for emergency medical services employees. But while the...

State hopefuls present positions at forum

Protecting the military's presence in eastern North Carolina, creating jobs and being willing to cross partisan lines to achieve goals were the chief topics raised at a legislative candidates' forum Wednesday at Wayne Community College. The forum, held by...

Four men arrested in car theft, kidnap

Goldsboro police have arrested the last of four men charged with kidnapping an airman from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base and stealing his car. Curtis Antonio, 19, of 1380 Old Grantham Road, turned himself into police Wednesday. He was placed...

Veterans put together soldier care packages

DUDLEY -- Somewhere near Forward Operating Base Shank, Afghanistan, a 24-year-old soldier and his comrades are engaging enemy forces. But Pfc. Justin Garrison's reach extends far beyond the war torn country he is currently serving in. Thousands of miles away,...

Volunteers needed to help at library garden on Saturday

Volunteers are sought to help prepare the Wayne County Public Library garden for autumn. A community garden workday is planned for 9 a.m. Saturday. Volunteers will help with cleaning and weeding. Volunteers are asked to meet at the garden...

Dictionary delivery

Goldsboro Rotary Club member Tommy Jarrett hands out dictionaries to Eastern Wayne Elementary students Aniyah Thompson, 8, left, and Tramel Griffin, 9, on Wednesday. The Rotary's annual Dictionary Project sees members of the club deliver hundreds of dictionaries to...