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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

College to face spending freeze

Despite the possibility of further budget cuts, Wayne Community College President Dr. Kay Albertson remains resolute about the coming year, she told trustees Tuesday night. That is due, in part, she said, to the population served by the institution. The...

The circus is in town

Workers set up the Cole Bros. Circus of Stars' "Big Top" early this morning at the Wayne County Fairgrounds. The circus will feature a performance tonight at 7:30 p.m., and performances on Thursday at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Ticket...

House: Permit records will be secret

RALEIGH -- The North Carolina House has voted to bar the public from reviewing the detailed records of concealed weapons and pistol permit holders issued. The House voted 97-20 on Tuesday in favor of making confidential lists of people...

Holding discusses budget cuts, immigration and gun control

Allowing some federal agencies, particularly the Department of Defense, flexibility in implementing sequestration cuts should help them continue to fulfill their mission by targeting specific areas instead of making across-the-board cuts, freshman Congressman George Holding said during a Tuesday morning...

Farm workers' rights

Jean Chapman holds a sign in support of better pay for farm workers during the Pilgrimage for Peace and Justice in Goldsboro. Members of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee took to the streets on Tuesday demanding better wage and...

Doctor recommends colonoscopies, says process is improving

Mention the word colonoscopy and many grimace at the prospect. But not just about the procedure itself. It's also the "prep." Getting an accurate reading requires completely emptying the colon, and that means drinking hefty amounts of a liquid...

Commissioners planning another round of departmental reports

Wayne County commissioners Thursday morning will hold their third and final special session to hear presentations by county department heads as the county moves toward coming up with a budget for fiscal year 2013-14. However, the special session won't be...

Benefit concert to be held for Floydie

Three popular gospel groups will perform at a benefit concert Friday night in Goldsboro for Floydie Harris, the Dudley man whose right leg was partially amputated last month after an accident at his home. The 45-year-old father of four...