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Sunday, June 14, 2009

119 Spring Creek senior earn diplomas

A standing ovation and thunderous round of applause Saturday morning greeted the one student at Spring Creek High School who was not able to stand for herself. Lisa Mozingo is still confined to a wheelchair weeks after a devastating car...

Wayne Public Library erects job board

Wayne County's library has added yet another item to its ever-growing list of services offered to citizens, a job board. The Goldsboro branch of the Wayne County Library system realized the need for a job board earlier this year...

Spring Creek graduate looks ahead with courage, determination

While graduates across the county anticipated their walk across the stage to receive diplomas this weekend, Lisa Mozingo was just happy to be there. The Spring Creek High School senior has been a typical teen -- active in school and...

Heat doesn't stop graduation celebration at Rosewood HS

Coveted seats in the bleachers filled up early at Rosewood High School Saturday morning, but those able to gather in shaded areas didn't seem to mind. Linda Babb stood by a fence with younger daughter, Karen, who will graduate from...

GPD responds to two shootings early Saturday

The Goldsboro Police Department is currently investigating two shootings that occurred within an hour of each other early Saturday morning. William Street was the scene of the first. The call came in shortly after 2 a.m. and when officers arrived,...

Goldsboro High holds graduation for 135

Kabili Tayari, the deputy mayor of Jersey City, N.J., made a return to his hometown of Goldsboro on Friday night to see his niece graduate. While he knows that Royal Deneen Hazel faces a tough economy, he said he is...

Pikeville girl is top cookie seller among eastern N.C. Girl Scouts

While most people were gearing up for football on Superbowl weekend in early February, Jennifer Pate's mind was on cookies. The 10-year-old is a member of Girl Scout Troop 3422 and is this year's top cookie seller in the North...

Jaycees' Fourth of July parade in the works

School is out and summer has unofficially arrived, and the Goldsboro Jaycees are busy organizing the third annual Fourth of July celebration. This year's parade will be held Saturday, July 4, at 11 a.m. in downtown Goldsboro and will...

Filing period for 2009 elections opens July 6

The start of the filing period for the county's November municipal and sanitary district board elections is less than a month away. Candidate filing begins Monday, July 6, and runs through Friday, July 17, at noon for five of...

Eastern Wayne graduates tell each other to follow dreams

An hour-long ceremony must have flown by for Sarah Urdzik. It was the last four years that have "gone on forever," the Eastern Wayne High School valedictorian told her peers Saturday morning. "It took us long enough, right?" she asked...

City Council meets Monday night

The Goldsboro City Council will hold two public hearings on rezoning requests at its meeting Monday night. The council will meet at 7 p.m. in the council chambers at City Hall following a work session that begins at 5...

Cheers break out, 'Silly string' flies at CBA graduation

Kelsey Berens was ready to graduate from Charles B. Aycock High School Friday night. "I think I am quite deserving of being out of here -- I have been here four years," she said outside the school before the final...