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Friday, October 30, 2009

Weekend holiday plus extra hour reason for caution, officials advise

Halloween falls on a weekend this year -- a weekend that might mean later closing times for bars within Wayne County's various city limits. Because Halloween is on a Saturday -- the day before clocks "fall back" one hour --...

Pikeville church wants to build new outreach center on property

Some members of the town of Pikeville Board of Commissioners and the Elm Grove Church in Pikeville met Tuesday to discuss a possible new development coming to the town. An Open Door Community Development Corp., an outreach of Elm Grove...

Pumpkin patch

Anne Edmundson, left, helps Hannah Goudy, center, 5, and her daughter, Amanda Edmundson, right, 7, carve out a design on their pumpkin during a parent and child pumpkin carving event at the Arts Council of Wayne County Wednesday. Trick or...

Alliance picks top industry of the year

WALNUT CREEK -- Franklin Baking Co. president Tom Buffkin accepted the Wayne Development Alliance's Industry of the Year award Thursday -- and offered a little insight into what he thinks might have given his company the inside track. "I...

Habitat hires new executive director

Tieshia Moore is no stranger to service to the impoverished. Mrs. Moore, recently named the executive director of Habitat for Humanity Goldsboro-Wayne, spent much of her childhood doing missionary work with her mother, Bonnie Daniels. "I grew up in the...

Public record

Trailer severely damaged A trailer belonging to a Pink Hill man was severely damaged on all four sides after an unknown suspect or suspects hit it with an unidentified object, Goldsboro police said. Milron Miller, 33, of Lester Houston Road,...

Aycock Birthplace marks anniversary

A celebration marking the 150th anniversary of former Gov. Charles B. Aycock's birthday and the 50th anniversary of the opening of his historic birthplace in Fremont will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. The highlight of the...