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Friday, October 3, 2008

Trike-A-Thon

BIKER GANG: Amaya Barnshaw, left, Kiley Walls and Tre'Shaun Taylor participate in D.S. Simmons Academy's Treke-A-Thon earlier this week along with more than 50 other preschool to middle school students.The fundraiser raised money for St. Jude's Children's Hospital. Nora Harper...

Horse show winners take fair center stage

Hannah Jones looked the part -- matching pink boots, cowgirl hat and shirt. But the 3-year-old didn't seem too interested in helping her uncle, Kyle Lancaster, lead a donkey named Gus around the ring at Thursday night's Open Pony and...

Duplin commissioners to appeal court ruling

KENANSVILLE -- Duplin County commissioners Tuesday night voted 5-1 to appeal a jury's $4.7 million judgment against them in the Board of Education's funding lawsuit against the county. Commissioner Cary Turner made the motion to appeal. It was seconded...

City worker charged

A Goldsboro city employee was arrested on drug charges Tuesday at City Hall. Darryl Best, 43, is a senior planner with the city Planning Department and a city employee since 1999. City Manager Joe Huffman said that Best is...

Community Recreation Center to be put out for bids soon

Contractors take notice -- the 60,000-square-foot Community Recreation Center project will soon be put out for bid. City staff and Recreation Center Committee members met briefly Thursday morning, Oct. 2, to give construction firm R.N. Rouse & Co., who...

Work First 2010-2011 plan now available for review

Work First is North Carolina's program to administer the federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families block grant. A local planning committee including representatives from local government, public and private organizations, and citizens designed the attached plan to administer Work...

Public Record

Murder suspect arrested One of the men accused in the murder of Eric Lamont Best was apprehended on Wednesday, according to Goldsboro police reports. Cleveland Lavon Ward, 30, was jailed Wednesday without privilege of bond, police said. 9 B&E...

Pikeville Lions tournament Thursday

The Pikeville Lions Club will host is sixth annual golf tournament to help raise money for the visually impaired on Thursday at Lane Tree Golf Course. The entry fee is $50. There will be $10,000 cash prize for a hole-in-one...

Goldsboro fire store opening Saturday

From staff reports The Goldsboro Fire Department is preparing to open its annual Fire Prevention Store at the Berkeley Mall. On Saturday and Sunday, it will be open during the mall's regular business hours. From Monday to Friday, it...

Thursday's winners at Wayne fair announced

The following are Thursday's First Place Fair Winners: Talent Contest Grades 6-8, Caleb Sasser, Rosewood Middle; Grades 9-12, Jessica Henry, Eastern Wayne High Instrumental Solo Grades 6-8, Elondia Grant, Eastern Wayne Middle; Grades 9-12, Akeem Lipford, Goldsboro High Dance...

Two candidate events set for Monday, Tuesday

Wayne County residents will have two opportunities next week to see and hear from state and local candidates. The first will be Monday night when the Black Business Owners Professionals and Entrepreneurs, the Goldsboro Wayne NAACP and St. James...