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Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Lucky squirrel claims prize at Easter egg hunt

When it comes to building a nest or even a nest egg, there is at least one squirrel at Herman Park that doesn't work for nuts -- cash is another story. The hard-working rodent not only raided a Saturday...

Internet parlors face new rules

As of June 1, the half-dozen "Internet cafes" that operate inside the city limits will be required to turn over some of what Chief Building Inspector Ed Cianfarra characterized as lucrative profits. An amendment to the city's Code of...

County schools plan fair to attract new teachers

Marvin McCoy wasn't on a team in the NCAA and he didn't have to dunk or demonstrate any athletic prowess. But he said he still had his own version of March madness. "I have had several individuals coming in to...

Register today for Senior Games

Today is the final day for registration for the Wayne County Senior Games. The North Carolina Senior Games is a year-round, statewide health promotion, wellness and prevention program that involves more than 60,000 participants each year. The games will be...

Butterfield takes Goldsboro tour

First District Congressman G.K. Butterfield didn't mince words when he met with the Goldsboro City Council Monday to talk about local projects and needs. The financial picture in Washington is not promising, he said at the outset. But despite...

Bone marrow registration drive to be held on April 13

The Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross will have a bone marrow and blood drive April 13 from 1:30 to 6 p.m. Be The Match will be held at the chapter house, 600 N. George St. Be the...

Missing Mount Olive man found

A former Mount Olive councilman reported missing on Monday morning was found conscious, but unable to move on his own, off a trail on land near Smith Chapel Road, Police Chief Ralph Schroeder said. After hours of searching using a...