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Monday, August 19, 2013

County to review applications for community housing grants

Wayne County commissioners Tuesday morning will consider awarding contracts for demolition and for modular and/or mobile homes through the county's $400,000 Community Development Block Grant Scattered Site Housing project. The board also will be asked to select an alternate...

Farmers vs. mud

Jacob Odom strips all the tobacco leaves off the stalk by hand Friday, forced to resort to the old way of picking tobacco because of the mud in the fields. The conditions made it impossible to use automatic harvesters....

Red Cross Bloodmobile schedule announced

Here is the September blood drive schedule for the Wayne County chapter of the American Red Cross: * Sept. 3 from 2 to 6:30 p.m. at St. Stephens Episcopal Church. * Sept. 4 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at...

Cooper Bussmann closing its doors

Company officials have told employees at the Cooper Bussmann plant at 210 Dixie Trail that the facility will close by next summer. The plant, which has operated in Goldsboro since 1983, employs about 132 employees, 60 of whom are...

Center Stage sets season schedule

Good guys will fight the bad guys using swords, ghosts will try to get a man to change his ways and women will gossip at the beauty shop during Center Stage Theatre's 2013/14 season. The group's 36th year of...