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Friday, February 19, 2010

MPO group OKs budget

The Goldsboro Metropolitan Planning Organization on Thursday morning adopted a $545,500 budget for its planning work program, incorporating a recommendation by the Wayne County Planning Board. The Planning Board at its February meeting argued that the planned U.S. 70...

Chamber, Jaycees host banquet, add new volunteer award

MOUNT OLIVE -- Paige Barwick has always tried to live up to her father, Branny Vickory's example. On Thursday, at the annual Mount Olive Area Chamber of Commerce and Jaycees Award Banquet, she got to follow in his footsteps as...

Ceiling injures city firefighter

A mobile home roof collapsed on a Goldsboro firefighter and injured him early this morning after the department responded to a fire on Sheha Trail, fire officials said. Fire Chief Gary Whaley said he was waiting on word of...

Perkins family donates historic bell

In a simpler time, "ringing the dinner bell" wasn't just an expression. Robert Perkins still remembers the days as a child when he would hear the old Cherry Hospital dinner bell clanging from miles away at his own home. "You...

Sen. David Rouzer seeks re-election to District 12 seat

State Sen. David Rouzer, R-Johnston, has filed for re-election to the District 12 seat representing all of Johnston and part of Wayne counties. Rouzer, who was elected to his first term in 2008, said he is running again because...

Public record

Stolen Case Farms gate A 25-foot stainless steel gate was damaged and parts of it were stolen after a steel cable was cut at the business earlier this week, according to a Wayne County Sheriff's Office report. Damages and...