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Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Officers warn of phone scams

MOUNT OLIVE -- A Mount Olive man was conned out of $900 in a telephone scam last week, and local police are warning citizens about receiving calls in which they are told they must send money to a given...

District asking parents to fill out surveys

Wayne County Public Schools is sending home more than 19,350 Impact Aid Surveys today, which could result in supplemental federal funding. Impact Aid is a federal aid program administered through the U.S. Department of Education that provides funding for...

County commission, city council meet, weigh issues

Wayne County commissioners wrapped up their series of meetings with the county's seven municipalities Monday with a morning meeting with the Goldsboro City Council. The meetings were billed as a way for the commissioners to "break bread" with the...

Set for judging

Becky Bevell Pate isn't exactly sure how long she has been working at county fairs, but a half century wouldn't surprise her. "I don't know. I've been in the ECA for a number of years. I've been associated with...

Ride 'em, cowboy: Wicked Bulls at fair again tonight

DUDLEY -- Gail Roberts of Dudley enjoys the excitement of watching the massive bulls bolt out of the gate, agitated by the tight flank belt and raring to dislodge the pesky human on their massive backs. But Monday night,...

Riverbend Road direct access closed

Direct access to Riverbend Road from U.S. 70 west of Goldsboro was permanently closed Friday morning by the state Department of Transportation to allow work crews to construct the new alignment for the western section of the U.S. 70...

Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair daily winners

Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair Daily Winners Monday, Sept. 30 Vocational competition Carpentry -- 1st place, Oscar Trejo, Southern Wayne High Health Occupations Medical Spelling Bee -- Payton Best, Charles B. Aycock High...

Annual Big Sweep cleanup to be held Saturday across county

Trash tossed along highways and waterways pollutes the environment and can even have effects many miles away from where it was first discarded. On Saturday, Wayne County volunteers will try to reduce the amount of trash entering the environment...