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Thursday, May 14, 2009

Governor honors firefighters who helped save historic site

Gov. Beverly Perdue honored the firefighters who put out a fire at the Charles B. Aycock birthplace, and the detective who helped track down two alleged arsonists. Ms. Perdue gathered the firefighters, Dirk Smith, Steve Evans, Danny Tillman, Ken Jones,...

Disabilities awareness

More than 300 people took part in the 13th annual Hal Plonk Disability Awareness Walk, sponsored by the Mayor's Committee on Persons with Disabilities, in downtown Goldsboro on Wednesday....

WCC Foundation maintains finances despite economy

Despite the economic crisis, Wayne Community College Foundation has been able to maintain its efforts to produce student scholarships, with a few simple adjustments. Foundation Director Jack Kannan said community support and events like the annual golf tournament have kept...

Accident victims are recovering

A woman involved in a Tuesday afternoon crash was upgraded from critical to good condition, and an infant involved in the crash was also still recovering after being ejected from the vehicle, authorities said. Sheilena Brown, the driver of a...

GATEWAY hearing May 26

The Goldsboro-Wayne Transportation Authority Board will hold a public hearing later this month on its efforts to secure $674,313 in federal stimulus funding for the rural side of its GATEWAY bus system. The money would be utilized to purchased...