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Sunday, February 17, 2013

Hospital will host event for busy moms this week

Wayne Memorial Hospital is hosting a free LiveWell women's event next week catered to the busy woman. "Cirque du Mom" will take place on Thursday in the hospital cafeteria from 6 to 8 p.m. A lineup of stress-reducing seminars...

Last chance to register for spring classes at WCC

Wayne Community College will hold one more registration for spring classes. Registration for Spring II condensed courses will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 26 on the college's main campus in Goldsboro and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Feb....

Air show canceled

After several weeks of deliberation, 4th Fighter Wing Commander Col. Jeannie Leavitt announced early Friday afternoon that there would be no Wings Over Wayne Air Show this year. The fiscal challenges facing the military -- and nation -- are simply...

Special Olympics bowling team needs funds to compete

Special Olympics Wayne County will be sending one of its 2012 state bowling gold medal teams to participate in the two-day 2013 National Unified Bowling Invitational being held in Reno, Nevada, Feb. 27-28. This is the 23rd annual event...

Praxis Film Festival Feb. 23-24

The Third Annual Praxis Film Festival at Wayne Community College, canceled last month due to inclement weather, will take place next weekend. Instead of the original format of a Friday evening and Saturday line-up, organizers say the same 21...

Cub Scouts design, drive their way to victory

Jackson Rose had already been warned once about running, but the 7-year-old couldn't contain his excitement Saturday morning. His red Pinewood Derby car had just won the first Outlaw race of the day at Mount Olive College's Kornegay Arena,...

Local student receives full ride to West Point

A Wayne Country Day School senior with a penchant for aviation and military intelligence has been accepted to attend West Point, the prestigious military academy in New York. Zachary Brewer-Kirby, or B.K. to his friends, will have his college expenses...

Free mammograms March 14

The "BelkGives on the Go" Mobile Mammography Center, a 39-foot-long, state-of-the-art screening center on wheels, will stop at Belk Berkeley Mall on Thursday, March 14 from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. to offer free, convenient mammogram screenings. Women age 40...

Second charter school in the works

The president of a Goldsboro tutoring service for more than two decades is laying the groundwork to bring another charter school to the area in 2014. Dr. Ken Benton, who runs Academics Plus with his wife, Dr. Marilyn Benton, director,...

Cure for Colors marathon April 12 across from WMH

Southeastern Cancer Care "Cures for the Colors"will hold its third annual Walk/Run Marathon fundraiser on April 12-14. The three-day event will take place in the open field across from Wayne Memorial Hospital. The opening ceremony will be held Friday, April...

Commissioners plan slew of meetings, facilities tour

Wayne County commissioners this coming week will hold two special sessions in addition to their regular mid-February meeting and are expected to schedule additional special sessions for March -- including a joint meeting with the Wayne County Board of...

Parks and Rec plan on agenda

Parks and Recreation is expected to again be the lead topic of discussion at Monday's meeting of the Goldsboro City Council where the city's governing body is expected to make a decision on the department's master plan after delaying...

Bentonville battle event

FOUR OAKS -- An artillery demonstration will be the highlight of the 148th anniversary of the Battle of Bentonville. The event will be held March 16-17 at the Bentonville Battleground Historic Site. Two artillery batteries with a total of eight...