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Friday, October 31, 2008

Mt. Olive Pickle receives local honor

WALNUT CREEK -- Named the Wayne County Industry of the Year for the second time in 20 years because of its contributions back to the community, Mt. Olive Pickle Co. President Bill Bryan said Thursday night that the company...

Walnut Creek Police Department says goodbye to Staps and hello to Barrett

WALNUT CREEK -- Delisa Staps has stepped down as the Walnut Creek police chief, a post she has held for the past six years. Sitting in her former office at the Village Hall this week, she reminisced about her time...

Chief Ward off the job; city says little

Fire Chief Alvin Ward is no longer a Goldsboro employee, but two days after he cleaned out his desk, officials at City Hall still refuse to disclose whether he was fired or resigned. Mayor Al King said Thursday evening he...

One-stop voting ends Saturday

Saturday is the final day for one-stop voting with the polls closing at 1 p.m. The Wayne County Board of Elections decided not to take advantage of state permission to extend hours until 5 p.m., saying they had kept...

Vans bringing voters to the polls

No complaints have been filed with the Wayne County Board of Elections, but there have been concerns voiced in the community about vans and buses of voters being brought into the one-stop polling places. However, said Vickie Reed, county...

Suspect charged in multiple vehicle break-ins

Goldsboro police haven't connected a charged suspect to a string of other vehicle break-ins in and around the city, but say a Jefferson Street man is responsible for at least six off of Buck Swamp Road Wednesday. Goldsboro Investigator...

Public record

Armed robbery Clifton Ellis of East Walnut Street reported he was robbed at gunpoint while walking in the 400 block of Gulley Street early Thursday morning, according to a Goldsboro police report. The suspect reportedly hit Ellis in the face...

Correction

The final paragraph in a story about a murder trial in Wayne County Superior Court in Thursday's edition mistakenly referred to a witness, Carle Lee, as the defendant. Mary Kim Little is being tried for second degree murder and could...

Coin show set for Saturday

The Wayne County Coin Club will have its third annual coin show this weekend at the Elks Club, 105 E. Chestnut St. From 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Sunday, the public will...