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Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Christmas Child boxes

Adamsville Baptist Church members, from left, Beverly Cannon, Edith Colmore and Lindsey Cannon pack shoeboxes with toys and personal hygiene items Sunday afternoon as part of the local drive for Operation Christmas Child. The church served again this year as...

False alarms cost the city

When the alarm bell rings at the Goldsboro Fire Department, there is a one in five chance that the call will turn out to be a false alarm, usually triggered by a malfunctioning safety monitoring system. Nearly 20 percent...

Maxwells inducted into Agriculture Hall of Fame

It was an evening of records Monday night for the annual Wayne County Farm-City Banquet. Not only did the event boast its largest crowd ever, close to 250 people, it also was the first time in its 26-year history...

Mount Olive announces schedule for town's holiday events

MOUNT OLIVE -- The town of Mount Olive will celebrate the season with a weekend of holiday activities and many other Christmas events in the coming weeks. The eighth annual Mount Olive Holiday Open House, presented by the Mount...

Beautancus cancels Christmas parade

The annual Thanksgiving Day Beautancus Christmas parade will not be held this year. Organizers said a lack of participation from volunteers made it difficult to arrange the traditional "come-and- join" parade that is usually the first parade of the...