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Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Student gives bit of history back to WCC

When Jennifer King was a young girl, Saturdays were devoted to scouting out yard sales with her family. Many treasures could be unearthed from within boxes that had been thrown out, she said. Like the stack of newspapers tossed into...

Progress Energy to break ground on gas-fueled plant

A groundbreaking ceremony will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. for Progress Energy's $900 million natural gas-fueled power plant in Wayne County. Preliminary site preparation will get under way by the end of the year with the bulk of...

Subdivision gets initial OK from county

A preliminary plat for a proposed 98-lot subdivision on Nor-Am Road was approved by Wayne County commissioners Tuesday morning after Commissioner Andy Anderson failed to convince them the project should be tied to road safety improvements, including turn and...

United Way Kickoff

Holy Community Campaign! Where are the heroes when you need them? The United Way will kick off its annual campaign Thursday evening at the Paramount Theatre with an appearance by the ultimate super villain and only the help of the...

Mayor asks company for live city coverage

Mayor Al King vowed Monday evening to fight for local residents -- to take a stand against Time Warner Cable for making a decision he said negatively impacts the quality of life of Goldsboro citizens. But with the exception of...

Three new Wildlife officers

SALEMBURG -- Three area people are among 15 new officers announced by the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission. Michael Paxinos of Pikeville, Jamie D. Wood of Wallace and William Parrish of Clinton joined the ranks of the Division of...

Pikeville officials reject fireworks

PIKEVILLE -- Officials agreed Tuesday night to make sewer, sidewalk and street improvements to the town, but decided fireworks will not be in the town's budget next year. As early as the end of this week or the start...

Woman arrested for sex offense

Goldsboro Police arrested Betty Sue Blizzard, 31, of Day Circle, this morning for one count of statutory rape and one count of statutory sexual offense. Police say the victim was a 14-year-old boy who is an acquaintance of Ms. Blizzard....