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Sunday, May 2, 2010

GATEWAY looks for center site; board looks at proposed budget

Three locations are under consideration as a possible site to house an operations and maintenance center for the Goldsboro-Wayne Transportation Authority's GATEWAY bus system. A consultant will review the center plans and those locations at the authority's May 25...

Dollar General robbery charges filed

A coordinated effort between Goldsboro, Princeton, and Wilson police and the Wayne County Sheriff's Office led to the arrests of nine men and a woman in the past weeks, in thefts targeting Dollar General and other stores throughout the...

916th ARW command officially changes hands

In a matter of moments, command of the 916th Air Refueling Wing was transferred from one Air Force colonel to another. But before Col. Fritz Linsenmeyer relinquished his post, he spoke to those who showed up at Seymour Johnson...

C.B. Aycock graduate is top of Wolfpack

This year's valedictorian at N.C. State University has a Wayne County address -- and she is preparing for a career in a field she has been interested in since undergoing open heart surgery at age 2. Deonna Taylor, a graduate...

Cherry Hospital alerted on quality of care

Cherry Hospital is being investigated again, after a visit by surveyors earlier this week resulted in a recommendation of "immediate jeopardy" for what they say was the hospital's failure to provide patient care in a safe setting. According to state...

Public record

Cabbage patch assault A South Leslie Street man said he was assaulted after confronting a homeless woman ripping cabbage plants out of his garden on Thursday morning, Goldsboro police said. James Exum, 66, said about 30 plants were pulled from...

Two area farmers complete program

Two area young farmers, Jim H. Lynch of Goldsboro and Ben Thomas of Princeton, were among the inaugural group of young, beginning, small, and minority farmers who recently completed a Farm Credit University AgBiz Planner program, sponsored by AgCarolina Financial...

Albertson blood drive set for June 6

ALBERTSON -- The American Red Cross will hold a special blood drive in honor of Dexter Rouse on June 6 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Missionary Baptist Church in Albertson. Rouse was in an accident and had to receive...

Son of Goldsboro native is academic, athletic all-star

Organizers of the the High School Academic All-American Game have announced that Josh Huestis, the son of Goldsboro native Poncho, was to play for the National All-Stars in the game held Saturday in Azusa, Calif. Hodges is the grandson of...

May is declared Relay Month

May has been declared Relay for Life Month by the Goldsboro City Council and organizers are hoping that the Wayne County Board of Commissioners will do the same when they are asked Tuesday. The relay, one of the year's...

200 walk Saturday to fight MS

Watching childhood friends Tonya Barber and Kristin Clark share laughs as they recall a lifetime of shared memories, no one would ever suspect that one suffers a serious disease. The two Goldsboro natives, surrounded by family and friends, were...

Helping families get homes of their own

For Roxanne Butler and her son, Raquan Bennett, warming up for Saturday's Hike for Humanity through Stoney Creek Park was more than just a way to spend their morning -- it was a way to show their appreciation and...

Habitat receives $15,000 from Collins Wealth Management

Habitat for Humanity of Goldsboro-Wayne received a $15,000 donation from Collins Wealth Management this week to pursue their goal of helping families in need secure affordable homes. Business owner John Collins selected Habitat for Humanity as an avenue to make...

Host families sought for foreign exchange students

Host families are being sought in the Wayne County area for foreign exchange students who will be spending several weeks in America this summer through East Carolina University's exchange program. Ten students from Spain will be in eastern North Carolina...

Goldsboro resident publishes book of poems

A Goldsboro resident has penned a book of poems that represents a collection of works about love, life, romance, friendship as well as real-world issues. Quiana Deanna Bradshaw's "In My World of Poetry: Poetic Essence," draws from real life experiences...

Cunningham makes stop in Wayne

Democratic Senate candidate Cal Cunningham made a stop in Wayne County over the weekend, as Tuesday's primary looms. Cunningham is one of five candidates seeking the Democratic nomination and the chance to challenge Republican incumbent Richard Burr in the...