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Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Community makes sure 600 children will get gifts

When Operation Transition reached out to the community for last-minute help with the group's toy drive for needy children, people in Goldsboro and far beyond responded in a big way. Last Friday, with days to go before the toy...

Fremont will end breaks for utilities

Rental home owners whose properties are vacant will see an increase in their base utility rates. At a special meeting of the Fremont Board of Aldermen Tuesday night, board members voted 4-1 to do away with the special rental rates...

Travelers prepare to hit the highways

Wayne County residents planning to travel this Christmas will join millions of other North Carolinians on the road. According to AAA Carolinas, about 3 million people from North Carolina are expected to drive more than 50 miles away from home...

Tick-tock, still time to shop

The holiday shopping season is bringing Christmas cheer to some area businesses. Craig Casey, owner of Casey's Florist, said business has been steady so far this year. "Last year was so off," he said. "So far as comparing it...

Former LaGrange employees indicted on larceny, embezzlement

True bills of indictment alleging embezzlement and larceny were returned Dec. 15 by the Lenoir County Grand Jury against two former town of LaGrange employees. Officials in the Lenoir County Clerk of Courts office Wednesday morning said that six...

Area churches busy during Christmas season

Live nativity scenes, Christmas cantatas, visits from Santa and special worship services are just the beginning of Christmas preparations for many Wayne area churches -- church memberships also try to reach outside their doors during the holiday season. "We...

Public records

$10,000 in copper stolen A thief or thieves stole $10,360 worth of copper piping and wiring from a Goldsboro construction site. According to police, the copper was cut from exposed wiring and tubing in an unfinished wall. Daniels and Daniels...

Duplin commission gets results of audit

KENANSVILLE - Duplin County did not have to dip as deeply into its fund balance this year as previously expected, the board of commissioners learned Monday. "We're $2.7 million better off than we would have been," said Dean Horne,...