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Monday, December 6, 2010

Red Cross honored for blood collections

The Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross was recently recognized by the Carolinas Blood Services Region of the American Red Cross for the chapter's percentage of growth in blood collections. Honored at the region's annual Celebration of...

Pikeville parade

Santa Claus makes his way down the parade route during the annual Pikeville Christmas Parade on Sunday. Hundreds withstood the chilly temperatures to attend the event. The area is in the midst of its busy parade season, with Parkstown's at...

Willie Ray Starling dead at 70

Willie Ray Starling, known to many in Wayne County for his annual portrayals of Santa Claus, died Sunday evening after a long bout with cancer. Starling, 70, also was known for his activism in the county Republican Party and...

County to choose chairman Tuesday

Wayne County commissioners have a brief agenda for their Tuesday morning meeting that includes election of new leadership and a large consent agenda. The board traditionally chooses a new chairman and vice chairman for the coming year during its...

Police offer tips on break-in prevention

With breaking and enterings to homes and vehicles continuing to be a problem, the Goldsboro Police Department is reaching out to citizens and asking for help in reducing the problem. The department is encouraging residents to take steps of their...

Public record

Thefts *Ann Matzger, 33, of Country View Drive, told Goldsboro police she left her pocketbook in a shopping cart at Walmart and when she returned, several items had been taken. Among them, she was missing $378 in cash, a credit...

Fire damages Uchiyama equipment

Three fire departments responded to a fire at a manufacturing plant at 494 Arrington Bridge Road late Sunday. The Arrington Volunteer Fire Department received a call around 7:45 p.m. from a passer-by about a fire occurring at Uchiyama America Inc....