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Sunday, December 3, 2006

Location in works for animal shelter

Wayne County is closer to having a new animal shelter, just not to an address for it. Contractors are finishing plans; interviews are scheduled to begin soon for a new shelter manager; and donations are coming in to help with...

Council to consider land use matters

Rezoning issues, conditional land use requests and a number of site and landscape plans will make up Goldsboro City Council members' short docket Monday, at their first meeting of the month. The meeting, scheduled for a 7 p.m. start, will...

First goal earns Pate spot on line

State Rep. Louis Pate probably didn't quite pack a peck of pickles at the Mt. Olive Pickle plant Friday night, but he definitely pounded plenty into place. With his shift set to start at 5:30 p.m., Pate arrived on...

Details released on fatal accident

Sweet. Loving. A girl with a big heart and a pretty smile. That's how family and friends remembered 18-year-old Apryl Nicole Smith of Brantwood Drive who was struck and killed at about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday by a motorist who...

Board of Education discusses spending

KENANSVILLE -- With about $2.5 million of new money in hand, the Duplin County Board of Education spent part of its meeting Tuesday night deciding exactly how to spend its recent windfall from the county commissioners. During the last...

Boy injured in fall from float

MOUNT OLIVE -- An 11-year-old Wayne County boy was taken to Wayne Memorial Hospital on Saturday after he fell from a float at the town Christmas parade and injured his leg. Mount Olive Police Department Maj. Ralph Schroeder said the...

Hundreds line streets to welcome holiday season

With a candy cane in hand, Trey Pickett watched as cars, floats, horses and fire trucks made their way down Center Street Saturday evening. Still, the 6-year-old Wayne County resident said he wouldn't be satisfied until Santa's sleigh was in...

Salvation Army starts bell-ringing campaign

One winter's day in 1891, a young Salvation Army captain in San Francisco wanted to serve a free Christmas meal to the city's poor, but he had no way to pay for the food. Then he recalled his days as...

Students will perform musical

FREMONT -- Fremont STARS Elementary School student are taking their production of "Oh Rats!" on the road later this week when they travel to Raleigh. The fourth-grade, fifth- grade and exceptional children classes were invited to Brentwood Elementary School to...

Public Record

Gas drive-off Employees at the Hasty Mart on Spence Avenue told Goldsboro police officers Saturday that an unidentified black man filled his vehicle with close to $50 in unleaded gasoline and left without paying. No description of the car was...

Mount Olive College FFA chapter gives coats to children

MOUNT OLIVE -- Fifty students at Carver Elementary School will be a little warmer this winter, thanks to efforts of the Mount Olive College FFA chapter. New coats were distributed at the school recently. Several members of the MOC FFA...

Goldsboro Boy and Girl Choir concert Saturday

The Goldsboro Boy and Girl Choir will kick off its third season with a concert, the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols for Christmas. The show will be held Saturday, Dec. 9, at 7 p.m. at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church...