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Tuesday, January 11, 2011

WCC announces list of arts, humanities programs

The spring season of arts and humanities programs at Wayne Community College promises to be the most diverse and exciting yet, says Jack Kannan, executive director of the college's Foundation. "We have added a film festival this year, we have...

Goldsboro battles ice crystals, but other parts of county see snow

A winter storm crossing the state left Wayne County under a thin sheet of ice today but much of the anticipated snow fell elsewhere. The storm forced the closure of the county public schools for a second day. Wayne...

Man, 22, charged in local assaults

Evidence collected during a March 31 burglary arrest has helped Goldsboro police clear two other cases -- one that occurred March 18 and the other Jan. 7. A first court appearance was held Monday for John Lewis Chapman II,...

Progress Energy: Local project still in the works

Construction is expected to continue on Progress Energy's $900 million natural gas-fired power plant being built in Wayne County despite the company's pending merger with Duke Energy. "I believe that project will continue," Progress Energy CEO Bill Johnson said...

Public record

Car damaged by gunfire Goldsboro police are investigating a shooting that did $1,000 in damages to a car belonging to Sonya Shenia Whitted, 42, Water Oak Drive, LaGrange. Ms. Whitted said that her son had driven the car to Day...

Board bickers over policy change query

The Wayne County Board of Education started off the new year with a contentious meeting Monday night, sparring at length over a simple procedure to bring up a proposed change in the board's bylaws. The proposed change was to ease...

Snow in Mount Olive

Snowfall began in Mount Olive began around 1:30 p.m. A winter storm warning remains in effect until 4:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. Video taken by Staff Photographer Bobby Williams....