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STEP Committee weighs project ideas for Fremont

FREMONT -- The Fremont STEP Committee met Tuesday night to discuss ideas for projects to present to the North Carolina Rural Economic Development Center for approval. The state Small Town Economic Prosperity Program is providing the town $100,000 for...

Budget passes

A new $160 million county budget that slices 3.6 cents off the property tax rate was adopted by Wayne County commissioners Tuesday afternoon in a 5-2 vote. In a second vote later in the meeting, the board approved a nearly...

Officials: Call-in program working

None of the offenders who attended the first Goldsboro Partners Against Crime call-in in March have reoffended, police say. A second call-in is scheduled for July 16. The Goldsboro Partners Against Crime, a community based initiative run by the Goldsboro...

White coat casting call

For those who like science, research and being part of discovering a diagnosis, a new two-year allied health program at Wayne Community College could lead to a career in that field. Applications will be accepted in the fall for MLT...

Crime of the Week

On Monday at approximately 2:20 p.m., a 76-year-old woman was shopping at the Wal-Mart at 1002 North Spence Avenue in Goldsboro when she was approached by two, unknown, black men. They asked the woman for directions to the First African...

CBA grad elected state FFA vice president

A 2012 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School has been elected state FFA vice president. Bradley Glover, a rising sophomore at N.C. State University, was chosen for a one-year term of service during the 85th State FFA Convention....

ECU seeking families to host foreign exchange students

Host families are being sought for foreign students visiting America this summer through the Terra Lingua/Terre des Langues program sponsored by East Carolina University. Families are currently being sought for eight French students spending a month in eastern North...