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Sunday, December 9, 2007

Goldsboro High tops list for crime stats

Crime and violence are down in the public schools during last school year, with two of the 33 county schools reporting the highest incidents locally. According to the annual Report on School Crime and Violence presented this week to the...

Loft apartments to be built in former Borden Manufacturing building

Borden Manufacturing Co. has been silent for nearly 20 years. But within the next 14 months, the once-busy mill will be the site of upscale housing, officials announced Friday. For more than a century, the Borden Manufacturing Co. buildings, built...

Attached at the heart -- the story of James & Tim

Tim wasn't going to give up. Not yet. Diagnosed with terminal renal failure, the 48-year-old was in his last hours. But letting go would mean not seeing his best friend. He wouldn't be able to say much to James Atkinson...

Air Force sergeant charged with child pornography

Authorities have charged a member of the 4th Fighter Wing with 10 counts of a child pornography-related offense, Wayne County Sheriff Carey Winders said. An investigation by Detective Sgt. Tammy Odom and the State Bureau of Investigation led to the...

Pikeville fires new town administrator

PIKEVILLE -- The Pikeville Board of Commissioners fired its town administrator in a split vote Friday night, a few weeks after the new hire suspended a town clerk for apparent financial irregularities. Town Mayor Herbert Sieger told media and a...

Banks get set for annual blood donation challenge

Bankers will step out of their vaults Dec. 18 and roll up their sleeves to give blood. The 4th annual Bank Challenge blood drive will take place from 1 to 5:30 p.m. at the Red Cross Chapter, 600 N. George...

Children, adults enjoy 'Jingle in the Park'

Rudolph was there, but Santa and Mrs. Claus arrived at Herman Park not behind eight tiny reindeer, but in Goldsboro Fire Department's Engine No. 5 Saturday night. Receiving their special escort from the North Pole (so as not to...

Industries gather to talk about water use

Worried about the impact on their businesses if the current drought continues, representatives from several of Wayne County's leading industries sat down with officials from the city of Goldsboro and the state Division of Pollution Prevention and Environmental Assistance...

Waynesborough to celebrate Christmas on Saturday

Santa Claus is coming to Waynesborough Historical Village Saturday. Christmas in the Village offers children the chance to see what the holiday was like for those who lived in the 1800s. The sixth annual event will be held at 801...