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Friday, April 29, 2011

Junior Livestock Hog Show held Thursday

Perhaps they were rattled by the possibility of having to flee the ring quickly to avoid the severe weather making its way toward Wayne County. Or maybe they were stricken by the nerves that can accompany performing in front of...

Police take to roof for Special Olympics

Dwayne Bevell of the Goldsboro Police Department has worked to raise money and support for the Special Olympics for nearly eight years by participating in the North Carolina Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. This year Bevell is for...

Festival lineup includes a little bit of everything 'pickle'

MOUNT OLIVE -- There will be so much to dill-light in during this weekend's 25th annual North Carolina Pickle Festival that people might not have any idea as where to start. But here's a clue: "You are never too old...

Hog show winners

Senior Hog Showmanship: * First Place -- Marisa Linton * Second Place -- Alec Linton * Third Place -- Avery Faulkner * Fourth Place -- Dylan Jacobs * Fifth Place -- Madisen Barwick Junior Hog Showmanship: * First Place --...

MS Walk to be Saturday at Herman Park

Organizers are expecting more than 250 people to take part in the Goldsboro Walk MS on Saturday at Herman Park. The walk, which begins at 10 a.m. with registration at 9 a.m., raises money for the National MS Society,...

100-mile cancer walk starts Saturday

Dr. Jim Atkins is prepared to walk more than a mile in his cancer patients' shoes this weekend, if it means raising money that will benefit them. Atkins, who opened Southeastern Medical Oncology Center in Goldsboro in 1990 and has...