Wednesday 27 Jul 2016



WCC Trustees Officially Elect College’s 6th President

Wayne Community College officially has a new leader after the Board of Trustees elected the institution of higher learning’s 6th President Tuesday. Trustees voted unanimously for Dr. Thomas Walker at […]

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Weekend Schedule Change Announced For Kiwanis Train

There is a schedule change for the Kiwanis Train in Herman Park this weekend. Organizers say the train will run Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 12 noon. However, the

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There is nothing like an icy cold treat on a hot day. With the temperature near 100 in Mount Olive local residents were looking for a way to

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‘ISIS’ by Guest Writer Dr. Jim Atkins

It seems the attacks around the world are increasing daily.  The priest in France getting his throat slit, to three attacks in Germany in the past week.  Europe

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Silver Alert Issued For Missing Wayne Man

There is now a North Carolina Silver Alert for a missing Wayne County man authorities believe is suffering from dementia and memory loss. Arthur Pickens, 81, of Jones

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One Injured In Wayne Wreck

Photos by Bobby Williams... One person is injured after a two-vehicle wreck in eastern Wayne County Wednesday. The accident happened around 9:00 a.m. on NC Highway 111 at NC Highway


Fed’ Awards Goldsboro Second Multi-Million Dollar TIGER Grant

The City of Goldsboro once again is the recipient of a TIGER grant from the United States Department of Transportation. The grant this time is for $5-million. City officials say

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UMO Graduate Nominated For State Teacher Of The Year

University of Mount Olive May graduate Tiffany Murray of Tarboro was nominated for the 2016 Outstanding Student Teacher of the Year in North Carolina. This award is made

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WCC Announces August CR Test Dates

The WorkKeys® tests for the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) will be offered four times in Wayne County in August. The Wayne Occupational Readiness Keys for Success (WORKS) program


New Southern Bank Branch Opens In Goldsboro

The newest branch of Southern Bank is now open in Goldsboro. The new banking facility opened at 2501 East Ash Street July 19. Southern Bank Senior Vice-President Scott Newton