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Tuesday, March 30, 2010

$94 million chicken plant possible for Goldsboro

Wayne County officials met privately this morning to discuss plans by Mississippi-based Sanderson Farms to invest approximately $94 million in a new poultry deboning facility in the county that could employ up to 1,100 people. The potential project has...

Explorers practice law enforcement technique

Explorer Scouts with Post 209 are learning techniques that will serve them well if they decide to make a career in law enforcement. The Explorer Scout program allows some posts to focus on police training and Goldsboro's Post 209...

District eyeing schools' recess

The Board of Education is considering a proposal to introduce 30 minutes of recess activity time into the school day, starting in the coming school year. Debbie Durham, the district's director of health and physical education, said much research went...

Public record

Man shot in robbery Leonard Neal Jr., 40, of East Walnut Street was reportedly shot multiple times during a robbery in the parking lot at 508 E. Walnut Street, police said. The robbery suspect was described as a black male...

Restaurant closes in Goldsboro

A popular restaurant in Goldsboro has closed its doors. Ham's Restaurant, located at 1003 N. Spence Ave., closed Monday after 10 years in business. General Manager John Runkle declined to comment on the abrupt closing, but Amanda Jones, marketing...

Ogden will take command of 916th

Less than two weeks after officials from the 916th Air Refueling Wing announced commander Col. Fritz Linsenmeyer would leave his post in April, his replacement has been named. Col. Randall Ogden, currently the Operations Group commander for the 434th Air...

Census rally to be Thursday at City Hall

A rally to encourage Wayne County residents to participate in the United States Census will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. on the steps of Goldsboro City Hall on Center Street. Census forms have been mailed to the majority...