Young children magically became trees during the first session of Cliffs of the Neuse State Park’s Park Pals program this week. They let their imagination go and acted how they thought a tree would act.
PIKEVILLE — Walk into one room in Jane Jones’ home and you’ll find nothing but dolls — dolls standing on the floor, dolls sitting on shelves, dolls in baskets and dolls in cribs. There are so many that Jones has lost count of exactly how many she has. A few are store-bought dolls, but most o…
Sparkles the dragon was nervous about meeting the other stuffed animals at the recent Teddy Bear Sleepover at the Goldsboro branch of the Wayne County Public Library. He hoped they’d like his sparkly red wings, but was also scared of how they would react the first time he spit fire.
Pete Benton was a young Air Force lieutenant in the Presidential Honor Guard in Washington, D.C., when he took part in a Memorial Day service in 1986 at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier while Ronald Reagan was president.
If you’re driving along N.C. 581 on the outskirts of Pikeville, you might be startled by gigantic dinosaurs standing in a field. Take a closer look and you’ll see huge insects, too.
April has been a busy month for a big part of Goldsboro’s population. The Wayne County Senior Games started April 1 and continue through the end of the month. Competitions ranged from walking and running to throwing a football, softball and discus. There was also golf, bowling, tennis, bocce…
Elizabeth Bailey was just 6 when she saw a performance of “Dance for Christ” for the first time. Even at that young of an age, she was in awe of the way that the dancers were telling the story of Jesus’ love without saying a word.
Laura Ann Waters went through a very difficult time in her life several years ago. Her 16-year-old cat had to be put to sleep. Her father-in-law passed away, followed by her own mother’s death. Then her husband passed away.
There is a place in Wayne County where you can step back in time and see what life was like in the late 18th century — spinning wool to make your own clothes, several grades of children all going to school in the same classroom, living in a simple house with no modern conveniences, cooking o…
A lot of women work these days, but it doesn’t mean they don’t want to make their community a better place to live. Years ago, they had the option of joining the Goldsboro Woman’s Club, but many could not attend meetings because they worked during the day when meetings were held.
The Malpass Brothers have toured with country star Merle Haggard and have played their music all over the United States — and in countries like Ireland and Scotland.
Step into the Clarks’ yard and you are transported into a Christmas wonderland. Walk into their home and you get even deeper into Christmas.
Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of stories that explain what the various programs that are funded by United Way do to help this community.
If a youth in Wayne County commits a crime, he or she has a chance to learn from his mistake instead of having a criminal record follow him throughout life through Teen Court.
The Family Learning Center is a holistic approach that addresses the factors that influence reading skills in children. These include parent/guardian literacy, mental health, hunger, access to books and more.
A large sculpture of a sea turtle sits on what looks like part of the ocean. All around it is trash — beer bottles, deflated balloons, plastic drink cups and straws. In its mouth is a plastic grocery bag. This is all stuff that humans have thrown away that will harm — or even kill — turtles …