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Monday, December 20, 2010

Church prepares 125 boxes for families

MOUNT OLIVE -- More than 100 area families will be able to enjoy a traditional Christmas dinner thanks to the efforts of Area Churches in Action (ACIA) and Helping Hands United Missions. The annual distribution of boxes containing all the...

NASCAR pit crew gets up close look at refueling

One of NASCAR's most skilled pit crews got a close-up look at how the Air Force performs its job at top speed Friday. The Michael Waltrip Racing Team was treated to a flight on a KC-135R Stratotanker by airmen...

Career fair planned for younger students

A date has been set for the second annual middle school career fair, with hopes that more business and industry will be represented there, organizers said. Sponsored by Wayne Education Network, or WEN, the event will be held on...

Charities face tough season for donations

With much of the Wayne County community still feeling the effects of the economic downturn, local charities have run into hard times as they seek to assist the needy at Christmas. But press on they have, and to the...

Last week of holiday shopping: Stay safe

With shoppers entering the last week of the mad dash to find Christmas presents for friends and family, the Goldsboro Police Department and the Wayne County Sheriff's Office are warning residents to continue to stay safe. This time of...

Friendly Mart robbed Sunday; suspects sought

The Friendly Mart on N.C. 111 South was robbed by two armed men at about 6:45 p.m. Sunday. Store employee David Allen Rice reported the incident to Wayne County Sheriff's Office. According to the report, the two men entered...

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Excessive accidents The city has an average of five vehicular accidents a day, said Sgt. Foster of the Goldsboro Police Department. Which makes the 17 accidents, all of which occurred on Dec. 17, an unfortunate oddity. While Foster said it...

Don't let a fire ruin Christmas this last week

As the holiday season moves into the home stretch and people are at their busiest, the Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross is urging families to keep in mind that fires can start easily. Red Cross officials...