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Monday, February 10, 2014

Woman wins $100,000

A Seven Springs woman has become the latest person to win a $100,000 prize in the N.C. Education Lottery's Diamond 7's game. After state and federal taxes were withheld, Carmen O'Quinn received $69,201, state lottery officials said. Ms. O'Quinn purchased...

Wayne may lose food stamp money

Wayne County stands to lose as much as $100,000 monthly in federal reimbursements if the state fails to make progress in clearing its backlog of food stamp applications prior to today's federal deadline. Losing the reimbursements would leave Wayne County...

Eastern Wayne Elementary student earns ASU scholarship

When Keyara Wilson was recently summoned to the principal's office at Eastern Wayne Elementary School, the 9-year-old admits she had a little trepidation. "I thought I was in trouble," she said. Until she was informed that quite the opposite was...

Cromartie to seek election to commissioners

Wayne County District 2 Commissioner Ed Cromartie of Mount Olive has announced he will file for election to the final two years remaining on the unexpired four-year term of the late J.D. Evans. Cromartie is a Democrat. The filing period...

WCC students to make up classes on Saturdays

Wayne Community College students who missed classes earlier this month due to the 3 inches of snow that fell across the county will be making up two of those days on Saturdays. Community college officials announced last week that classes...

Middle School Career Fair postponed

Tuesday's Middle School Career Fair at the Family YMCA is being postponed, due to the possibility of inclement weather. Organizers met earlier today at the Chamber of Commerce, which sponsors the annual event as part of its Wayne Education Network...

Police secure warrants after break-in, assault

A Goldsboro woman called 911 to report a man kicking in her door Sunday morning at 4:30 a.m., according to a Goldsboro police report. Shannon Cobb, 27, 1800 E. Holly St., told police an acquaintance showed up at her door...