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  1. Silent Sam Confederate statue toppling sparks concern, discussionRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2018 | Goldsboro News-Argus

    It can be left out of books, records and documents, but Sylvia Barnes, president of the Goldsboro-Wayne Branch of the NAACP, said that history itself cannot be erased. After standing in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's plaza for 105 years, more than 250 student protesters forcibly removed the Confederate statue known as "Silent Sam."

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  2. WCC Arts and Humanities Fall Schedule AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | Goldsboro News-Argus

    The fall season of the Foundation of Wayne Community College Arts and Humanities program has been announced, and it promises to be another eclectic representation of timely topics, says the program's director, Kay Cooke. Sometimes there is a theme woven through the various events, she said, but for the most part the latest offerings fall under the program's umbrella of "intersections" -- from local to global and from past to present.

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  3. Hulse appointed to serve as Wayne Community College trusteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | Goldsboro News-Argus

    Superior Court Judge John E. Nobles Jr., right, administers the oath of the office to Geoffrey Hulse, Wayne Community College's newest trustee. Gov. Roy Cooper appointed attorney B. Geoffrey Hulse to serve as a member of the Wayne Community College board of trustees.

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  4. Case Farms awards scholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2018 | Goldsboro News-Argus

    Tim Singleton, vice president and general manager of Case Farms Goldsboro division, left, with Wayne County student recipients of $3,500 college scholarships, from left, Edwin Ruiz, Ashleigh Hickman and Anthony Bishop. Case Farms has awarded more than $30,000 in scholarships to nine children of company employees, three of which have Wayne County ties.

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  5. UNC graduate credits arts community for doctorate pursuitRead the original story

    May 23, 2018 | Goldsboro News-Argus

    Chapel Hill student with Goldsboro ties credits the local arts community with bringing out her creative side and leading to her decision to become a doctor. Lindsay Player will receive her bachelor's degree in biology with a minor in chemistry and neuroscience and plans to enter medical school in the fall.

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  6. Judge Turner remains in hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | Goldsboro News-Argus

    After falling a week ago in a stairwell at the Wayne County Courthouse, Chief District Court Judge Les Turner remains in the hospital. Turner was taken by medical personnel to Wayne UNC Health Care where he was then flown to UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill.

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  7. Wayne Community College to host Festival of Food ScienceRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2018 | Goldsboro News-Argus

    A "Festival of Food Science" will be held on Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on the campus of Wayne Community College. Targeted to those in kindergarten through fifth grade, the free family event is affiliated with the 2018 North Carolina Science Festival.

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  8. Carl Kasell dies at 84Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | Goldsboro News-Argus

    Newscaster Carl Kasell, a signature voice of NPR who brought his gravitas to "Morning Edition" and later his wit to "Wait, Wait ... Don't Tell Me!" has died. He was 84. Kasell's radio career spanned half a century, starting as a morning DJ and newscaster at WGBR-AM in Goldsboro, North Carolina.

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  9. Confederate monuments study committee meets todayRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2018 | Goldsboro News-Argus

    The North Carolina Historical Commission Confederate Monuments Study Committee will hold a public meeting from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. today. The meeting is for accepting public comment on a petition to relocate three Confederate monuments from the state Capitol grounds in Raleigh to the Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site near Four Oaks.

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  10. Mount Olive celebrates black history with parade, dignitariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2018 | Goldsboro News-Argus

    Zakiya Simmons, 4, of Mount Olive sits on her grandfather Leon Drake's shoulders as she listens to the band perform prior to the start of Saturday's Black History Parade. Superior Court Judge Carl Fox, right, greets spectators at Saturday's Black History Parade in Mount Olive Saturday afternoon.

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  11. New GWTA executive director in waitingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | Goldsboro News-Argus

    An eastern North Carolina native with 25 years of public transportation experience is positioned to become the next Goldsboro-Wayne Transportation Authority executive director. Don Willis, who most recently worked as operations manager for EZ Rider for the town of Chapel Hill, started Monday as the GWTA assistant to the executive director.

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  12. Wayne Community College program to begin 2018 spring sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | Goldsboro News-Argus

    Miguel Pico, flamenco guitarist, will be a featured performer and speaker during the Wayne Community College Arts and Humanities program on March 26. The Arts and Humanities program associated with the Foundation of Wayne Community College will be offering one of its longer sessions yet, with an eclectic schedule running from February through June. "In keeping with our goal to cultivate a richer, more vibrant and more intellectually active community, the Foundation is offering a speaker series this spring in which we strive to offer topics and speakers who can help us better understand and enjoy the world in which we live," said Kay Cooke, director of the Arts and Humanities committee.

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  13. Panel convenes on povertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | Goldsboro News-Argus

    Anthony Goodson, CEO of Goldsboro Housing Authority, participates in a panel discussion about poverty at First African Baptist Church on Wednesday. Also taking part in the discussion were Patricia Beier, executive director of WAGES, and Michael Dunsmore, superintendent of Wayne County Public Schools.

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  14. SevSpringsRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2017 | Goldsboro News-Argus

    A few local residents left Saturday morning's interactive disaster recovery workshop early, clearly disappointed the meeting wasn't about dollars and cents. But for most of the 20 or so in attendance, the meeting offered an opportunity to express ideas as to what they think could help their flood-devastated town recover and survive.

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