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Thursday, October 3, 2013

Base, city are considering joint projects

Cooperation between Seymour Johnson Air Force Base and the city of Goldsboro could lead to a partnership that would have both entities sharing some services and even, possibly, the base's involvement in a proposed multisports complex the city is...

A toss for victory

Bryce Herring, 10, Lexton Lewis, 10, Lawson Adams, 6, and Trey Adams, 10, aim for the center bottle while playing the ring toss game at the Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair Wednesday night. The boys shared several buckets, and one...

Man, 24, charged with sex offense

A 24-year-old Goldsboro man arrested Wednesday afternoon by the Goldsboro Police Department faces felony charges in connection with an incident involving an 11-year-old. Deandra Rashawn Williams, of 410 E. Spruce St., is currently being held in the Wayne County...

The building that county students built

Elijah Pendergrass steadied the ladder while Tommy Thompson hammered a 2-by-4 supporting the roof of a small wooden structure at the Wayne Regional Agriculture Fair. The Southern Wayne High School classmates are part of its Construction Academy. During the...

County OKs ag center funds

No site has been selected, nor any plans drawn for a proposed $12 million Wayne County Regional Agricultural Center, but county commissioners Tuesday morning voted unanimously to appropriate $2 million for the project. The action was taken to demonstrate...

Mount Olive to walk for hearts Saturday

Five months of fundraising for the American Heart Association will culminate with the 42nd annual Mount Olive Heart Walk scheduled Saturday. The official event begins with registration at 8 a.m. and will feature music, testimony from heart disease survivors...

Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair daily winners

Agricultural Fair Daily Winners Wednesday, Oct. 2 Vocational Competition Auto Mechanics 1st -- Lee West, Charles B. Aycock High Cheerleading Contest Varsity 1st -- South Lenoir High 2nd -- Rosewood High 3rd -- North Lenoir High Jr. Varsity 1st --...

A green thumb and personal touch

Phyllis Sutton normally gives her plants tender love and care. But let them start acting up or droop a little or not grow as they should and she will not hesitate to fuss at them. "I won't tell you...