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Friday, February 20, 2009

Celebrating Black History Month

Lt. Brandon Bailey of the 336th Fighter Squadron at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base talks with students at North Drive Elementary School this morning during the school's Black History Month presentations. A number of black community leaders, including state...

Mount Olive Chamber and Jaycees honor local leaders

MOUNT OLIVE -- Kristal Jones smiled through her tears as she took the stage Thursday night at the third annual Mount Olive Area Chamber of Commerce and Jaycees membership banquet and award ceremony. "This is not why I was here...

County reviews budget needs

Wayne County Commissioners were bombarded with needs for personnel, equipment and buildings at their retreat session Thursday at the Goldsboro Country Club. Commissioners heard from officials from the Health Department, Department of Social Services, Sheriff's Office, Office of Emergency...

City Council split over civic center site

Goldsboro may have a civic center in its future, but as of now, it won't sit next to Wayne Community College. City Council members discussed the option during the second and final day of their annual retreat Thursday and had...

U.S. Rep. Butterfield visits Wayne

North Carolina 1st District Rep. G.K. Butterfield visited Wayne County Wednesday to speak to local students, tour Seymour Johnson Air Force Base and discuss the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Butterfield supported the $787 billion stimulus bill, which was...

Montessori MATH-A-THON for St. Jude's

The Wayne Montessori School is holding its annual MATH-A-THON to raise money for St. Jude's Children's Hospital. Organizers are asking for the community's support by making donations. Donations will be accepted at the school at 900 S. Harding Drive or...

Man's death under investigation

Goldsboro police are investigating the death of a North John Street man, a death in which causes are unknown, records show. Gerald Anthony King, 34, was found dead at his home at 920 N. John St., after Garland King...

Clergy luncheon Feb. 26

The STOP The Funeral Initiative will hold a clergy luncheon on Thursday at 10 a.m. at Rebuilding Broken Places CDC at 2105 N. William Street. The event will feature the Rev. Dr. Madeline McClenny-Sadler, founder of the Exodus Foundation.org. Dr....