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Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Cliffs will light up Friday

Sherry Quinn, North Carolina Eastern District Parks and Recreation office assistant, attaches a rope that lights up to the railing near the beach at Cliffs of the Neuse State Park in preparation for the park's holiday spectacular. The park will...

Officials confirm sixth death of patient

A sixth person with hepatitis, who formerly lived at GlenCare assisted living facility in Mount Olive, has died, the state confirmed Tuesday. Since August, eight residents at the center have tested positive for hepatitis B, a blood-borne disease that can...

Bus system will extend hours for the holidays

GATEWAY buses will operate on extended hours in the days preceding Christmas, members of the Goldsboro-Wayne Transportation Authority decided Tuesday. The board agreed to allow authority director Alan Stubbs and his staff to decide on extended hours of operation for...

Calypso woman reported missing

CALYPSO -- A search got under way early this morning in this rural northern Duplin County community for Tonya Nicole Fox, who walked away from a group home sometime Tuesday evening. "We have a black female, around 28 years...

Pancake fundraiser planned

The Boys and Girls Club's most popular fundraiser, Pancake Day, will be held on Saturday at the Paley Unit on Royall Avenue. In recent years, other efforts have been introduced that brought in more financial support for the club but...

Official: Chicken company a good neighbor

With less than three weeks remaining before an expected announcement on the site selection for a $94 million Sanderson Farms chicken processing plant, local development officials are remaining mum on the escalating battle north of Wayne County against the project...

Angel Trees up at mall

Christmas should be a time of happiness for children, but for many, it will be just another day. The Salvation Army of Wayne County wants to change that. That's why it has put up Angel Trees at various locations....

Attempted murder suspect wanted

The Goldsboro Police Department have secured warrants against a man for charges of attempted murder and kidnapping. Darryl Allen Jr., 23, Wilson Street is wanted for an incident occurring at his place of residence on Oct. 4. where a victim...

Sheriff's Office investigating suspicious Grantham fire

A residential fire on the 1400 block of Selah Church Road in Grantham has fire officials scratching their heads. The Grantham Volunteer Fire Department and the Jordan's Chapel Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene around 5:45 a.m. Monday...

Unoccupied city dwelling burns

The Goldsboro Fire Department responded to a fire at 410 Stronach Ave. around 9:45 p.m. Tuesday. The building is a unoccupied dwelling whose owner was in Philadelphia during the time of the incident, said Assistant Chief Frank Sasser. While...

Cornerstone nominations now being accepted

Nominations are now being accepted for the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce's annual Cornerstone Award, a lifelong achievement award presented to an individual, living or deceased, who has worked to improve life in Wayne County. The recipient must be...