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A moment for courage

They knew they had to avoid this particular stretch -- that a desert road peppered with craters and lined with broken down Soviet tanks was no place for an American convoy. But when Senior Airman Justin Beasley and his...

Wayne County Veterans Day Parade is 11 a.m. Monday

The 2013 Veterans Day Parade will begin at 11 a.m. Monday and will travel through downtown Goldsboro. Leading the event to honor those who are serving and those who have served will be parade grand marshal Hugh Howard, a...

Miss Goldsboro receives crown

A 22-year-old sales associate at Belk was crowned Miss Goldsboro 2014 Saturday night at the Paramount Theatre. Emily Tucker, a graduate of Eastern Wayne High School and East Carolina University, also won the talent award and a $500 scholarship...

Highway impact eyed

Wayne County's comprehensive land use plan adopted in 2005 called for the U.S. 70 Bypass and Interstate 795 highway projects to be completed as soon as possible. But local officials did not expect the projects to move along as...

Panel: Future of education rests in collaboration and preparation

Wayne County has much to be proud of, in terms of "high content and high rigor" in schools and collaborative partnerships between the school district and its colleges. "(It) has an advantage that a lot of rural counties don't...

Wreaths Across America donations sought

The deadline for donations to "Wreaths Across America," a project to place a wreath on the grave of every veteran, is drawing near. On Saturday, Dec. 14, at noon, ceremonies will be held across the nation to lay the wreaths...

Two win honors as school leaders

Wayne County Public Schools recognized two outstanding administrators last week. Gary Hales, principal of Wayne School of Engineering, was named the 2013-14 Principal of the Year and Makita Jenkins, assistant principal at Greenwood Middle School, is the district's Assistant Principal...

Warsaw remembers the nation's heroes

Boy Scout Troop 50 from Kenansville tosses candy to spectators Saturday during the 93rd Warsaw Veterans Day Parade. The parade, which is known as the oldest consecutive Veterans Day celebration in the nation, kicked off with a pancake breakfast...

In times of struggle, an appetite to serve

More than a dozen churches and an array of civic groups and organizations pooled their resources to make Thanksgiving better for 200 families. "We're called the Community Outreach Harvest event," said Shirley Perry of Woods Chapel Free Will Baptist Church,...