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Monday, February 28, 2011

Goldsboro begins line flushing program

The City of Goldsboro Public Works Department began its annual uni-directional water line flushing program on Sunday at 10 p.m. Crews will be flushing lines from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. daily except Fridays and Saturdays. The flushing program...

Celebrating diversity

Grantham School held an African-American Heritage Celebration on Friday afternoon as part of its month-long observation of Black History Month. Above, Ivy Kelley, Latricia Johnson and Samantha Robinson sing "Lean on Me" during the program, which was titled "All Things...

Wayne County's first black deputy a quiet leader, father figure

Leroy Locklair doesn't see himself as a part of black history. But as the first black deputy in the Wayne County Sheriff's Office, he led the way for other black officers on the force. "I'm just proud that I'm...

County will eye rezoning request

A rezoning request for land in the Mar Mac community that stirred some controversy among county commissioners last month will be back on the board's agenda when it meets Tuesday morning. No one from the public spoke during a...

Toddler killed in crossfire

A 3-year-old girl was killed by a stray bullet in a Day Circle housing community about 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Law enforcement officers are looking for the alleged shooter, who has an extensive criminal record. Princess Shelby King was one of...

Wayne County students win in 2011 Arts Festival

Wayne County had several student winners in the 2011 Arts Festival sponsored by District 8 of the General Federation of Women's Club North Carolina. The competition was held Feb. 19 in New Bern. A preliminary contest was held in...

N.C. Eastern Region to hold tourism meeting in Duplin County

The 2011 Tourism Mini-Summit hosted by North Carolina's Eastern Region will be held at the River Landing Country Club in Wallace on Wednesday from 9 a.m until noon. Local officials and residents will be able to hear tourism experts...

Spring Creek Elementary caricatures travel country

Students at Spring Creek Elementary School got to live vicariously through caricatures of themselves recently, inspired by a book about a boy who mailed himself in an envelope after being accidentally flattened in his sleep by a bulletin board....

Public record

Shoplifting *Chris Jordan, manager of CVS, told Goldsboro police officers that a black male wearing a white and blue jacket reached behind a store counter and stole a touch screen tablet valued at $99 and left the store. Jordan said...

Aycock Birthplace to host public Civil War Trivia Contest on March 3

"Who is buried in Grant's Tomb?" was a common question heard on the television show "You Bet Your Life" in 1959 when the Aycock Birthplace State Historic Site first opened its doors. That question and many more will be...