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Monday, September 30, 2013

It's all in the wrists

Eugene Blackner, 85, takes a familiar seat at an exhibit designed to simulate milking a cow at the Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair on Sunday. Blackner turned to his family and said, "I haven't done this since I was 15."...

Commissioners to meet Tuesday

Wayne County commissioners will hold a public hearing Tuesday morning on a request by Methane Power Wayne for an extension of its lease with the county allowing the company to extract methane from the county landfill. The lease also...

Jazz month gets under way tonight at WCC

The Foundation of Wayne Community College, Downtown Goldsboro Development Corp. and the Arts Council of Wayne County will be serving up a hefty portion of "Jazz Gumbo" over the coming weeks. "It's going to be a fun month," said Emily...

October blood drive schedule

The following is the October blood drive schedule for the Wayne County chapter of the American Red Cross: * Oct. 1 from 12:30 to 5 p.m. at SPX Transformer Solutions Inc. * Oct. 3 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m....

Armed robber sought

Investigators with the Goldsboro Police Department believe they have identified the man responsible for two armed robberies committed over the weekend. Samuel Keith Best Jr., 33, is wanted for first-degree burglary, robbery with a dangerous weapon, second-degree kidnapping, possession of...

Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair daily winners

Saturday, Sept. 28 Open Junior Market Lamb Show Grand Champion -- Tanner Bentley, Kenly Reserve Champion -- Rachel Garrou, Elm City Showmanship Ages 5-8 -- Anna Brooke Taylor, Princeton Ages 9-13 --Tanner Bentley, Kenly Ages 14-19 -- Samantha Bynum,...

Beef Heifer Show held Sunday at Wayne fair

The Open Junior Beef Heifer Show at the Wayne County Agricultural Fair is typically a big draw for competitors, but the crowd at this year's showing included mostly friends and family of the contestants, organizers said. With 23 animals being...