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Friday, October 23, 2009

City to vets: You will have cleanup duty after parade

When a group of local veterans showed up at the Goldsboro Police Department earlier this week to obtain a permit for their annual Veterans Day parade, they were "shocked and appalled" by the response they received. The Wayne County Veterans...

Partnership reviews year, updates agenda

Children learn through play, so why shouldn't those attending the annual meeting for Partnership for Children of Wayne County? From the moment attendees entered the auditorium at Wayne County Public Library Thursday morning, it was all about educational games --...

Police find on-the-run suspect in '08 murder

A man accused of a September 2008 murder in Goldsboro was arrested in South Carolina after Goldsboro police tipped off authorities there, a police spokesman said. James Sanders, 36, formerly of Brewington Drive, Dudley, is accused of shooting Eric Lamont...

Trick-or-treat times set for four area towns

The ghosts, goblins and other creatures that will haunt Mount Olive, Seven Springs, Calypso and Faison on Halloween will be following a similar schedule. The hours for trick-or-treating will begin at 6 p.m. and residents who plan to pass...

Duplin commission, schools still at odds over salary funding

The Duplin County school system will run out of money to pay janitors' salaries before the end of this school year if officials are unable to come up with an alternative source of funding. Right now, the janitors and clerical...

He's going to Disney World ...

His eyes wide open, Kaden Odem brought a fork to his mouth -- watching as cake and red icing hit his lips and tongue. Were he older, he might understand why he got his very own cake on a day...

Public record

Knife at school A 12-year-old girl at Dillard Middle School was found with a 4-inch knife in her possession while in classroom on Wednesday, according to a Goldsboro police report. The student was not charged with juvenile petition, but school...

Bloodmobile schedule for November

The following is the November blood drive schedule for the Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross: Nov. 9: Wal-Mart in Mount Olive from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and the Red Cross chapter house, 600 N. George St.,...

Make a Difference Day Saturday

Wayne County residents will join with other people across the nation Saturday for Make a Difference Day. The event is the nation's largest volunteer service day. Last year, three million people participated in the event. Several groups in Wayne County...