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Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Yarboro receives BSA Distinguished Citizen Award

Former Tuscarora Boy Scout Council President Tom Yarboro received the council's Distinguished Citizen Award on Tuesday at a banquet held at the Walnut Creek Country Club. Yarboro, an executive with Goldsboro Milling Co., was lauded for his service to...

County buys buildings

The Wayne County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved the purchase of three buildings at 2001 Ash Street to house the county's Services for Aging Department. The cost of the buildings, which are currently occupied by Sportsman's World, Nash...

Opening Park Avenue still on council's agenda

When Recreation and Parks Advisory Commission Chairman Jerry Phillips presented his group's recommendations to the City Council on how to open up the portion of Park Avenue that runs through Herman Park while keeping park visitors safe, he noted...

Jaycee DSA nominations still open

Applications for the Goldsboro Jaycees annual Distinguished Service Award are still being accepted. The award will be presented at the organization's annual Awards Banquet on Monday, May 23. Tickets also are still available for the event by contacting Brantley...

Youth Council receives awards

Several local youths received awards at the spring convention of the State Youth Council at Carolina Beach. The convention was sponsored by the Youth Advocacy and Involvement Office and hosted by the Cary Teen Council. The Goldsboro Mayor's Youth Council...

Relay for Life food list

Team No. 1 -- The First Pentecostal Holiness Church, Location: Campsite No. 83 to 85 * Ribeye sandwich * Barbecue pork sandwich * Grilled or fried chicken sandwich * Grilled or fried pork chop sandwich * Pizza * French fries...

Hanging in there

Breanna Summerlin, 8, strains to stay on the monkey bars at Herman Park. For people who want to hang out outdoors this week it may be a strain with thunderstorms in the forecast every day....

Postal food drive

Postal employee Glendale Wiggins sorts some of the 12,850 pounds of canned goods and other non-perishables collected by mail carriers along their routes Saturday at the William Street post office. The food will go to help the Community Soup...

MPO worrried about bill on U.S. 70 medians

Decisions involving highway safety and design are best left to local government and transportation organizations that are more involved and knowledgeable about local needs than state lawmakers, members of the Goldsboro Metropolitan Planning Organization said at a meeting last...

Junior Miss seeking entries

Wayne County Junior Miss is undergoing a name change, but is still looking for rising high school senior girls to compete in this year's scholarship program. The local affiliate is an official preliminary of America's Distinguished Young Woman national...