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Sunday, May 20, 2007

Lighthouse close to settling last debts

The Lighthouse of Wayne County closed its doors in December, but since then, the board of directors has been actively trying to settle the organization's remaining $50,000 in debt. Now, member and spokeswoman Cindy Sanford said, they hope they...

Joining hearts to fight cancer

Heavy rains weren't enough to stop Wayne County's Relay for Life from honoring survivors and remembering those lost to cancer Friday. Or from raising more than $675,000 to add to the fight to put an end to the disease --...

Local reactions mixed to Senate immigration proposal

Since a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators announced Thursday that they had reached an agreement on a comprehensive immigration reform bill, reactions have been expectedly mixed. Even in Wayne County, some feel the proposal smacks too much of amnesty,...

Dillard alumni plan 52nd homecoming

Former teachers and staff from the original Dillard High School will be honored as "living legacies" during the 52nd annual homecoming of Dillard/Goldsboro Alumni and Friends this weekend. "Creating a Legacy -- Foundations for the Future" is the theme for...

Shriners gather in Goldsboro

From staff reports Hundreds of Shriners from across eastern North Carolina converged on Goldsboro this weekend for their spring ceremonial, with a parade down Spence Avenue Saturday highlighting the two-day event. Wayne Edwards of Wayne County, the 2007 Potentate of...

Torch Run for Special Olympics Monday

The local leg of the North Carolina Law Enforcement Torch Run® for Special Olympics begins at 8 a.m. Monday at the Goldsboro Police Department. This year's games will be held June 1 through 3 in Raleigh. The run is held...

Brinson says Duplin decision will stall development

After the Duplin County commissioners' recent decision to limit the county's involvement in economic development efforts, the county's economic development director said several industries have already speculated that they might not locate or stay in Duplin. "I've already been told...

Wayne Superior and District Court

Wayne County Superior Court These cases have been heard in Wayne County Superior Court: *Elbert Lee Horner, 53, William Street, breaking and entering (two counts), larceny after breaking and entering (two counts), possession of stolen goods, possession of burglary tools,...