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Saturday, January 30, 2010

Snow Day - This Papa John's driver had no fear Saturday

When Brandon LeClerc's phone rang early Saturday morning, he didn't hesitate. "(My boss) called me up at 9:30. ... I said, 'I'm getting dressed. I'll be there,'" Brandon said. "He said, 'Yeah, I figured you're one of the only...

Snow Day

After a day full of near misses and minor accidents, the dangers of the aftermath of Saturday's winter storm became apparent Saturday night when a North Carolina Department of Transportation truck with a plow attached struck and killed a...

Snow Day - Some business open despite the weather

While many people hunkered down in their homes Saturday to avoid the snow and ice, some Goldsboro businesses opened their doors for the customers who ventured out despite the winter storm warning. Among the first to open was Mickey's...

Snow Day - Children enjoy the snow

For children across Wayne County, the only bad part about waking up Saturday morning to see their yards covered in snow and ice was that it was a Saturday morning. "I just wish it was a school day," said...

Goldsboro continues search for Parks and Recreation director

Less than a month after Parks and Recreation director David Carter submitted his resignation to pursue a more lucrative offer in Chesapeake, Va., City Manager Joe Huffman said progress is being made toward finding a worthy replacement. But despite...

ALE agents issue citations at Willie Nelson concert

KENANSVILLE -- Willie Nelson wasn't on the road again Thursday night, but state Alcohol Law Enforcement agents were, and they cited members of the famed singer's band for drug and moonshine possession. Nelson was a no-show for his scheduled...

Tax counseling available

The AARP Tax-Aide service will offer free tax counseling and simple income tax preparation help for senior citizen taxpayers and low-income taxpayers on Mondays and Tuesdays, beginning Monday through April 13. Senior taxpayers, 50 years old and older, will...

New professional group launches in Wayne County

PULSE, a new young professionals group in Wayne County, was launched in August 2009 by the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce and its Business Development Committee. The committee saw a need in the community to lead Wayne County's young...

Optimist Club issues essay challenge

The Optimist Club of Goldsboro is encouraging area students to contemplate the question "The Internet: Today's Evolution or Tomorrow's Menace?" as part of the Optimist International Essay contest for 2010. The Optimist Club will judge the local students' essays,...

Student lists

Mitchell Arendell Parrott Academy middle school student Maryanna Mitchell of Goldsboro, an eighth-grader, is one of three APA students selected to by the American Choral Directors Association as members of the Middle School Honor Choir. More than 5,000 middle school...

Caswell Center Scholarships

The Caswell Center Foundation is announcing the availability of five $1,000 scholarships for the 2010-11 academic school year. To qualify, applicants must be working toward an undergraduate or graduate degree with a major in: occupational therapy, physical therapy, recreation...

Beekeeper school at LCC

The Neuse Regional Beekeepers' 2010 Spring Bee School begins Thursday at the Lenoir County County Cooperative Extension Service office at 1791 N.C. 11 south of Kinston. The class will meet from 7-9 p.m. for six consecutive Thursdays. The course is...