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Thursday, December 20, 2007

Commission to weigh AT&T incentive plan

Now that AT&T has announced the opening of a broadband technical support call center in Goldsboro and the creation of 350 new jobs by the end of 2008, the Wayne County Board of Commis-sioners is preparing to consider $100,000 in...

Taft adds her name to list of hopefuls

Facing what's shaping up to be a crowded primary for the Democratic nomination, state Board of Education member Kathy Taft is one of four candidates already declaring their intention to run for state Sen. John Kerr's District 5 seat. It's...

Health Department members vote to donate monthly stipends

The members of the Board of Health voted Wednesday to return their monthly stipends to the county, with the request that the money go to support the scholarship fund in the Health Department's annual abstinence essay contest. This is not...

Firefighters bring Christmas spirit early to pair of Goldsboro brothers

Last year, Cam'Ron Wells learned not to be afraid of firefighters when Goldsboro department members visited his school. So the 8-year-old was prepared when Goldsboro Chief Alvin Ward and other department members gathered outside his home on Tuesday. Cam'Ron and...

Red Cross advice for keeping holidays safe

Most people believe that on the First Day of Christmas the appropriate gift to give is a partridge in a pear treee. The American Red Cross believes in building Disaster Resistant Neighborhoods during the holiday season as well as during...