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Friday, June 25, 2010

Poultry company: Site pick is coming

Sanderson Farms is searching for up to 600 acres north of Goldsboro on which to build a $94 million chicken deboning facility that would employ up to 1,100 people. Construction could begin next March if the land can be...

Relay revisited: $567,197

More than 1,800 Wayne County Relay for Life participants joined the fight against cancer this year and raised $567,197 for the American Cancer Society. The county Relay committee announced the grand total and the top fundraising teams Thursday at the...

Groovin' on a sunny afternoon

Jessica Kornegay dances with her son Rusty, 4, while the Band of Oz plays at the  Center Street Jam in Goldsboro Thursday. The free music festival sponsored by the Downtown Goldsboro Development Corp. will continue July 8 with the band...

Fremont OKs spending plan

FREMONT -- The Fremont Board of Aldermen approved its 2010-11 budget Tuesday by a 4-3 margin. Board members Leon Mooring, W.T. Smith and Al Lewis voted to approve the budget and Leroy Ruffin, Annie Lewis and Harold Cuddington voted...

Fast-food manager found dead in his car

LaGRANGE -- The manager of the Bojangles restaurant on U.S. 70 in LaGrange was found shot to death early today by deputies with the Lenoir County Sheriff's Department. Lenoir County Sheriff Billy Smith said this morning that the initial...

County now looking for new 911 director

Wayne County officials are looking for a new 911 emergency communications director. Randy Weiss, a retired Air Force master sergeant who held the job for less than six months, resigned earlier this month. He replaced Delbert Edwards, who resigned...