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Thursday, March 25, 2010

No mail on Saturdays no worry for most

Rain, sleet, snow and gloom of night might not stop mail carriers from making their rounds, but a plan expected to be submitted next week to the independent Postal Regulatory Commission would stop them from making Saturday deliveries. Overnight...

AmeriCorps volunteers help erect Habitat house

Goldsboro is a long way from home for 18-year-old New York native Billy Murphy, but just three days after arriving in North Carolina, the AmeriCorps volunteer was already busy cutting building materials for a new Habitat for Humanity house...

City man gets time for child porn case

A federal judge has sentenced a Goldsboro man for manufacturing child pornography, according to a news release from the Eastern District of the U.S. Attorney's Office. Larry Donnell Parks Jr., 33, entered a guilty plea earlier this month, U.S. Attorney...

Over-wet winter weather curbed N.C. wheat crop

Wheat crop losses in Wayne County because of unusually wet November and December weather could potentially top $3 million. However, the full extent of damage will not be known until temperatures return to normal and the crop begins to...

Student wins black history quiz bowl

Christopher Ophila, an eighth-grader at Norwayne Middle School, completed 24 round and earned first place honors in the African American Quiz Bowl held last month. He was one of 16 Wayne County Middle School students that participated in the...

MS Walk sponsors sought

The Eastern North Carolina Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society has announced sponsorship opportunities for the annual Goldsboro Walk MS to be held Saturday, May 1, at the Herman Park. "Sponsors of Walk MS are seen, recognized and celebrated...