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Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Alliance will take year to get ready for recovery

Faced with the current economic downturn, the Wayne County Development Alliance recently adopted new goals for 2009 -- goals President Joanna Helms said should put the county in a more favorable position once the economy improves. "Right now, being...

Town board honors three for service

MOUNT OLIVE -- Retired county commissioners Atlas Price Jr. of Seven Springs and Efton Sager of Goldsboro, along with former state representative Louis Pate Jr. of Mount Olive, were honored by the town board Monday night. It took the...

City says 'no' to more annexations ... for now

The Goldsboro City Council will hold off on annexations, for now. Members decided Monday night they would put Phase 12, the current annexation area under review, on hold until further notice. "I'm not going against annexation, but I think there...

Public record

Thefts *Jeania Calvert of Olivia Lane reported that someone entered her home and stole a 32-inch LCD television, a stereo and a handgun from her home on Sunday, Goldsboro police said. *Terrel Tyee Taylor of Stevens Mill Road reported...

Pikeville could get Vail Street railroad warning devices

PIKEVILLE -- The federal government has money for Pikeville to put up automatic warning devices at its Vail Street railroad crossing, a letter from a state engineer says. But the money's only good if Pikeville agrees on the project...

Medicare recipients eligible for Rx help

Through the help of a federal program, Wayne County Services on Aging is offering help to Medicare beneficiaries who still need assistance paying for their prescription drugs. Beneficiaries may be eligible for the federal Extra Help low-income subsidy program if...

Civil War re-enactors to show cavalry tactics at Aycock Birthplace

FREMONT -- As the sound of hooves impatiently pawing the ground evokes a bygone time, re-enactors from the 1st N.C. Cavalry will demonstrate traditional cavalry battle techniques Saturday at the Charles B. Aycock Birthplace. Running from 1-4 p.m., this program...