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Thursday, March 13, 2014

Tata eyes future of roads, rail, BRAC

North Carolina Transportation Secretary Tony Tata was in Goldsboro on Wednesday to talk about the state's new formula for prioritizing and funding projects. But when it came time for questions, local leaders were more interested in Tata's thoughts on...

Famed Florida coach speaks at FCA banquet

Bobby Bowden still packs a heck of a wallop. The second-winningest head coach in college football history filled the house beyond capacity at Walnut Creek Country Club, bringing in 430 people Wednesday night to hear him speak at a...

New grant will focus on help for families

The Wayne County Health Department is receiving a three-year grant to work with young families and still anticipating plans for a new facility, the health director told the Board of Health on Wednesday. There was not a meeting last month,...

UMO raises $15,000 at 'Glitz'

The 2014 Winter Glitz at the University of Mount Olive raised just over $15,000 for student scholarships. Nearly 200 people attended this year's event. The Winter Glitz is one of the Alumni Association's larger fundraisers. Both live and silent...

Voice workshop planned

A "Getting Paid to Talk" voice workshop will be held Monday, March 24, at Herman Park Center, presented by Voice Coaches of New York. The voice-over industry is a growing one, said Warren Garling, director of marketing with Voice...

Art show opens Saturday at UMO

MOUNT OLIVE -- The opening reception for the Cheryl Hinton Hooks Art Exhibition will be held Saturday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Teresa Pelt Grubbs Fine Arts Gallery, in Laughinghouse Hall, 500 Herring Drive. The exhibition...

Majesty picks Disney song; results tonight

Tune in tonight to "American Idol" to see if Majesty Rose will be in the Top 10 and going on the show's summer tour. The hometown contestant earned mixed reviews Wednesday for her performance of the Oscar-winning song "Let...