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Wednesday, October 23, 2013

WEMCH students start day with prayer at college

It's not unusual to hear about folks who pray around the clock -- during difficult times, offering up wishes and concerns for loved ones or those in need. But at Wayne Community College, Wayne Early/Middle College High School students...

Fremont closes in on project list for state STEP grant proposals

FREMONT -- The town of Fremont's Small Town Economic Prosperity grant committees met as a group Tuesday to discuss the projects they will put up for the Town Board's approval in December. The teams will finalize their projects at...

Goldsboro Partners Against Crime has third roundup of felons

Goldsboro Partners Against Crime held its third call-in at City Hall on Tuesday, with the felons in attendance on the receiving end of a sharp message from law enforcement officers. The programs are designed to convince repeat criminal offenders...

Wayne and Duplin celebrate 2013 National Business Women's Week

In recognition and celebration of women in the workplace and National Business Women's Week, the Wayne-Duplin Business and Professional Women's Club, in partnership with the Mount Olive College Career Development Office, will sponsor "Women-to-Women, Women-for-Women, An Encounter in Celebration...

Families should see help from state soon

After up to a three-month delay in receiving benefits, Wayne County's program to help put food on needy families' tables is almost back on track, local officials say. State officials created NCFAST to have one system that allowed recipients...

Baby shot in city

A 7-month-old infant remains at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville after a bullet passed through a moving car in the 3200 block of Thoroughfare Road just after 10:30 p.m. Monday, injuring the boy and another person in the vehicle....

Partnership East has new partner, still same mission

An education degree completion program introduced at Wayne Community College in 2004 has a new name, funding source and coordinator but still the same mission -- to develop teachers in Wayne County. State Employees Credit Union recently announced its...

school - wayne country day

By KARIS HAWKINS & PAYTON MEADOWS The leaves are falling and the trees are losing their vigor, but the WCDS faculty members and students are still lively. Last week, the varsity boys' soccer squad honored its seniors after a win...

Geoff Hulse honored for his downtown efforts

Former Downtown Goldsboro Development Corp. President Geoff Hulse has been named the 2013 North Carolina Main Street Champion for Goldsboro. Hulse and other Main Street town champions will be presented with certificates in New Bern on Jan. 30, 2014....

A sweet harvest

Farm workers dig up this year's crop of sweet potatoes. Local farmers are trying to harvest their crops before the first hard freeze. These workers were on the farm of Jacob Odom located just inside of the Duplin/Wayne county...

Crime of the Week

On Sunday, at 9 p.m., the Goldsboro Police Department responded to the Adams Mini Mart, located at 2000 N. William St. in response to a 911 call placed from an employee at the business. Officers arrived and spoke to...