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Friday, April 29, 2016

Officials talk hospital's partnership with UNC

The partnership between Wayne Memorial Hospital and UNC Health Care was the focus of Thursday morning's Health Care Hot Topic program, but when it came time for questions, the focus was health care in general. Sponsored by the Wayne...

WATCH program honors medical director Dr. Clark Gaither

Dr. Clark Gaither is an artist, a gemologist, a diver, a runner, a hiker, an author, a teacher, a cheerleader and a donor. And that doesn't even touch on his profession -- a physician who has served as medical director...

Stancil expected to plead not guilty

Kenneth Morgan Stancil III, who is facing a first-degree murder charge for the slaying of Ron Dwight Lane at Wayne Community College in April of last year, is expected to enter in a not guilty plea when he appears...

Goldsboro man charged for handgun, marijuana

A Goldsboro man was arrested Tuesday on felony drug and handgun charges during a county-wide probation and parole roundup. Jeffrey Rishaw Leach Jr., 19, of 901-A Hopkins St., was arrested and charged with possession with intent to sell and...

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Free documentary viewing presented to inspire conversation about education

Wayne County Public Schools and the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce are hosting a free movie night next week, with hopes it will spark discussion about ways to improve education and schools. The special May 4 event, to be...

Wayne Reads finale is Sunday

As the finale of a month-long poetry celebration, Wayne County Reads will set off the fireworks as Sunday in the Park presents the "Passionate for Poetry Festival" at Herman Park on Sunday, May 1, from 1 to 5 p.m....

Spring Spectacular

More than 1,000 students attended the Spring Spectacular on Wednesday at Wayne Community College. It was sponsored by the Student Activities Office and included free food and drinks from Chick-fil-A. Student Activities Director Paige Ham said, "It's a good...

100 cars to park it on Center Street for show

Center Street will host about 100 antique and modern cars Saturday during the first Center Street Car Show. The show is actually made up of two different groups holding shows together. The first group, the Antique Automobile Club of...

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Second robbery suspect caught

The second suspect in the April 12 attempted armed robbery of First South Bank at 2801 Cashwell Drive is now in custody. Germaine Ann Alecia, 27, of 116 Edgemont Drive Lot 4, Snow Hill, was arrested Tuesday by the...

Gaither to leave WATCH

Dr. Clark Gaither, medical director with the WATCH program, who has practiced at Goldsboro Family Physicians for a quarter century, will see his last patients on Friday. But he is not retiring. "I'm transitioning," he said. "I have been...

Boys and Girls Club gets STEM donation

Like many artists unappreciated in their time, Jyteria Ingram, 12, prefers to work in solitude. Or at least that's how she felt like working when she and several other students at the Boys & Girls Club joined volunteers from...

Wayne Reads features lecture about poet Frost

MOUNT OLIVE -- Perhaps no poet has ever been better at crafting imagery of a cold, snowy New England winter than Robert Frost. The irony is that not only was Frost not a native of New England -- he...

Autism Society to host interest meeting Friday

The Wayne County chapter of the Autism Society of North Carolina will hold an interest meeting Friday at the Goldsboro Worship Center at 900 W. New Hope Road. The society acts as a liaison between families who require resources...

Technical celebration

Capt. iPad was in the house Tuesday, as Carver Heights Elementary School students were treated to a show as part of "Super Hero Day." A red carpet lined the sidewalk leading into the gymnasium, with students greeted at the...

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Mount Olive acquires funding approval for sewer project

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive has received final funding approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture clearing the way for a $1 million wastewater treatment plant project. The USDA funds include a $771,000 loan repayable over a 40-year period...

Lobster Fest ticket cutoff Friday

The 12th annual Lobster and Shrimp Fest is fast approaching, with the deadline for ordering tickets this Friday. The Partnership for Children of Wayne County is taking orders for the event, which will be held Friday, May 6. The...

Jones' trial continued to Sept. 19

The trial date for Senior Resident Superior Court Judge Arnold O. Jones II for allegedly bribing a public official has been continued from May 9 to Sept. 19. Jones' lawyers, Glenn Barfield, Joseph Cheshire and Geoff Hulse, filed a...

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