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Greetings and Happy Fourth of July from the Wesley Smith Chapel Community! I pray that everyone is doing great by wearing your mask when you go out in public crowds, stay your 6 feet distance and … more
Peaches are in season around Wayne County. Sweet, juicy peaches in North Carolina are a symbol of summertime. North Carolina’s peach industry is unique in that it sells 90% of its crop on the … more
To put it plainly, the Wayne County Public Schools fiscal budget for 2020-21 is nothing less than a dumpster fire. Too many questions. And certainly not enough answers. Where do we … more
The ultimate of modern vision is near completion with downtown revitalization and beautification efforts in my hometown of Goldsboro. It is there for all to view along a six-block stretch of … more
The recent drowning of a kayaker on the Neuse River at Goldsboro is a tragic event, and it should put a clear message to all leisure boaters. The incident happened when the river was high and its … more
While recently cleaning out my junk room, I came across an untaped dusty box sitting in the far corner on the shelf. Normally I mark my boxes. Guess I missed this one. I reached over, pulled … more
Greetings from the Smith Chapel Wesley Community. Black Lives Matter has been the subject for the past three weeks. I’m asking everyone to please do not stay home in November. Let’s … more
One of the highlights of summer is enjoying fresh corn on the cob. Sweet corn is a popular vegetable for many of our summer cookout meals. You will soon be able to find sweet corn available locally … more
With the start of June we now welcome summer and our gardens are now in full swing. With summer we have to keep our gardens watered regularly and keep an eye out for insect and disease problems. … more
It does not take the sharpest knife in the drawer to know that when the state has fully reopened, things will not be the same as they were two months ago. Get used to some big changes, because … more
RALEIGH — During the month of April alone, North Carolina lost 572,000 jobs, or 12.5% of the state’s total employment. That’s a higher rate of job loss than any of our neighbors experienced. … more
Local businesses reopened their doors Memorial Day weekend after Gov. Roy Cooper issued his latest executive order. I wish a good friend of mine lived here. His restaurant just might have … more
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