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Monday, September 16, 2013

Commission eyes school land buy

Wayne County commissioners are expected to be asked Tuesday to approve the purchase of 35.45 acres in Indian Springs Township for a proposed new Spring Creek Middle School. The purchase price of the property is $212,500. The site is...

Auction planned for Mount Olive eatery

MOUNT OLIVE -- Have fond memories of the Southern Belle restaurant? Then pull up a chair. Or better yet, buy the chair. To celebrate Gaynell Brock and the Southern Belle's legacy, there will be an auction sale Thursday at...

Extension still looking for county livestock agent

It has been five months since Eileen Coite stepped down after 13 years as the Wayne County Cooperative Extension livestock agent to become Extension director in neighboring Sampson County. The position remains empty and is not expected to be...

Voting prep: Ready for rule change

Nearly 52,000 people voted in Wayne County during the 2012 election -- 35,000 did so at one-stop voting sites. However, changes are in store for the popular one-stop option, even though the state has yet to fully explain some...

Fremont STARS earns top Title 1 honors

FREMONT -- Fremont STARS Elementary School has been designated a Title I Reward School for the 2013-14 school year. The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction recently announced 174 Title I schools in the state on the list, with Fremont...

DGDC sets plans for annual banquet

Area residents will gather on the lawn of the Wayne County Courthouse Friday for the Downtown Goldsboro Development Corp.'s Annual Dinner and Awards Ceremony. The reception will kick off at 6:30 p.m., with the awards ceremony beginning at 8...