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Four will battle for clerk of court

Wayne County voters will decide the candidates for county clerk of court in May. Early voting for the May primaries starts Thursday. Registration for the primary closed Friday. The primary will be held May 2. With the retirement of incumbent...

Gas price hike puts brakes on car trips

Edward McCullen didn't plan to travel Easter weekend because gas prices were already too high. Then, Friday morning they went up again. "I don't know what the reason is this time," he said. "Is it because it's spring time, or...

Reading, writing without borders

Victoria looked up from her notebook, admittedly confused and irritated. "My husband works in the garage and people paycheck him," she said. Her teacher, Gaspar Gonzalez, placed his hands on her shoulder and corrected her mistake, smiling. "No," he said....

Wayne County Democrats meet for annual convention

Party unity and voter turnout were common themes at this year's Wayne County Democratic Party Convention, held Saturday morning at the Wayne County Courthouse. No resolutions were passed during the hour-long session, which was followed by a reception at party...

Boys and Girls Clubs celebrate their reason for being

Cassandra Smith of Goldsboro has seen a big change in her 9-year-old son, Nicholas. Nicholas is her youngest. She has three grown children, and Nicholas was accustomed to being around people much older than himself. "Now, he associates with his...

Crime Stoppers honors officer

Goldsboro police Capt. Brady Thompson, who survived a bullet in the chest during a recent drug raid, was honored Thursday during an appreciation luncheon by the Goldsboro-Wayne County Crime Stoppers. Lt. Col. Erik Rundquist, the commander of the security police...

Students, seniors 'grow together'

MOUNTOLIVE-- Third-grade students from Carver Elementary School in Mount Olive helped lift the spirits of residents at Sunbridge Rehabilitation and Care Home recently, while learning something about life themselves. A community service grant obtained by Carver teachers gave the students...

Public Record

Drug arrests After a joint investigation by the Goldsboro/Wayne County Drug Squad and the Raleigh office of the Drug Enforcement Administration, as well as a vehicle stop on William Street, two arrests were made Saturday on drug-related charges. Walter Alexander...

New honor society formed at WCC

A new education honor society at Wayne Community College is said to be just one of three chapters in the world formed at a community college. The Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education chapter at the college received...