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Thursday, April 30, 2009

Mayor King: Wear Relay T-shirts tomorrow

With a little help from Goldsboro Mayor Al King, Relay for Life organizers will be raising awareness Friday about their annual event. King, via proclamation, has endorsed trading in typical work clothes for Relay T-shirts tomorrow -- a move...

Military appreciation: For some students, the gratitude is personal

Growing up in a military family, James Hatfield equated the Air Force with the notion that "daddy is moving, so you move." "This is the most rigorous test a family can go through, to be in a military family and...

Banquet recognizes Hunter's service

Samuel Hunter received the "Distinguished Citizen Award" Monday before more than 175 friends, business associates and family members. The award, presented by the Tuscarora Council of the Boy Scouts of America, honors Hunter for his business leadership, community service...

Produce warehouse fire ruled arson

FAISON -- A Duplin County warehouse fire that firefighters battled for three days was intentionally set, authorities are saying. "At this time the exact cause has not been determined, but it was intentionally set," Duplin County Emergency Services Director...

NAACP protests challenge to section of Voting Rights Act

Local members of the NAACP joined with other members of the state organization Wednesday in traveling to Washington, D.C., to express opposition to a constitutional challenge to the Voting Rights Act. A challenge to Section 5 of the measure is...

Rep. Jones to speak at Fremont UMC

Third District Congressman Walter B. Jones will speak Sunday night at Fremont United Methodist Church as part of the church's "Christian Stars" Program. The event will start at 7 p.m. at the church on Sycamore Street. The church started the...

Public record

Investigations The Goldsboro Police Department is investigating these reports: *The theft of $200 in cash was reported following a break-in at Fantastic Sams on North Berkeley Boulevard. *Audio equipment was stolen from Greenwood Middle School. Two speakers, each valued...