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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Afghanistan photo exihbit

U.S. Army Combat Photographer David Anthony Jackson spoke to visitors at Wayne Community College in the Administration & Boardroom Office. A small exhibit of his images of Afghanistan will remain on display through the end of February. In contrast, photographer...

Toddler time

Wayne County Public Library's "Toddler Time" invites children and parents to listen to stories, do a little dance and enjoy a craft.  The 9:30 a.m. event is held almost every Wednesday morning. Library Assistant Sharon Guthrie read and led dances...

Fremont plans to discuss police chief opening tonight

FREMONT -- The town board is expected to meet tonight in closed session to discuss how to proceed in the search for a new police chief. A committee made up of Town Administrator Kerry McDuffie, Mayor Devone Jones and commissioners...

Driver, 21, critical after crash

A single-car accident Saturday on Dollard Town Road has left a Goldsboro man severely injured. Brooks Thomas Best, 21, of Lakeshore Drive, remains in critical condition at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Investigators with the N.C. Highway Patrol said...

Public record

Armed robbery The Kangaroo Express at 515 E. New Hope Road was robbed at 1:25 a.m. Saturday. According to the report, the suspect brandished a small, dark gray pistol and ordered the store's employee behind the counter to get his...

City Council meets tonight

The Goldsboro City Council will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the council chambers in the City Hall annex, following a work session that starts at 5. A public hearing will be held on the proposed closing of an...

Lawyer, education advocate dies at age 82

Longtime Goldsboro attorney William Whitfield "Bill" Smith, 82, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A former chairman of the Wayne County Democratic Party, Smith was a member of the Dees law firm for more than three decades. A...