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Friday, February 22, 2013

Child care providers will talk about stopping bullying

Bullying starts younger and younger. Because of that, those who work with the tiniest segment of the population are asking for help nipping the problem in the bud. "We did a survey of child care providers. We want to offer...

City hears solar farm pitch

Goldsboro appears poised to join Mount Olive and Duplin County in welcoming solar energy farms after Strata Solar made its pitch at Monday's Goldsboro City Council meeting. Representatives from the solar energy company spoke during a public hearing concerning...

Remembering those who paved the way

School Street School fourth-grader Iyahna Timmons, 10, reads her report on actor Sidney Poitier as she and fellow students give their reports on historical black figures to celebrate February as Black History Month this week. Besides doing reports on...

Parade delayed by rain threat

MOUNT OLIVE -- Heavy rain might delay a celebration, but it sure isn't stopping it. Mount Olive's Fifth annual Black History Month Parade has been moved from its originally scheduled day of Feb. 23 to March 2 because of...

WCC holding Black History Month art exhibit

As part of its Black History Month celebration, Wayne Community College is hosting an exhibit of works by Dudley artist Lawrence Durham. The 13 pieces, which depict scenes from historical to modern times -- from Buffalo Soldiers and Tuskegee...

BPW scholarship applications available

The Wayne Duplin Business and Professional Women's Organization invites women to apply for scholarships awarded annually in memory of distinguished BPW members. Two awards of $500 each will be given. Applicants must be women who are entering or returning...

Six to compete for Miss Charles B. Aycock on Saturday

Six young ladies will be competing for the title of Miss Charles B. Aycock High on Saturday. The pageant will begin at 7 p.m. and will be held in the school's gymatorium. Admission will be $5. The contestants are:...