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Friday, October 14, 2011

Many drawn to taste United Way's kickoff event

Jasmine Valentine already had her hands full when a woman extended a pile of pickle chips her way. But the 5-year-old was not about to turn down a Wayne County favorite -- even if her fingers were covered in much...

Leaders weigh area's future

About 60 citizens sat in Wayne Community College's Moffatt Auditorium early Thursday morning as community leaders spoke of the present and future of the city of Goldsboro, Wayne County and Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. The important and valued...

One-stop voting will kick off Thursday

Wayne County's single one-stop voting site will open Thursday morning at the Board of Elections office, 209 S. William St. One-stop voting will be held Oct. 20 and 21, 24 to 28, Oct. 31 and Nov. 1-4 from 8...

No foul play in inmate's death, officials report

An autopsy will be performed on a 21-year-old Goldsboro woman who died early Thursday morning while in custody in the Wayne County Jail. No foul play is suspected in the death of Karen Rebecca Jones, who was serving a seven-day...

Taste winners

Hometown Favorite: Brooklyn Pizzeria Special Occasion Dinner: Village Steakhouse Pub Grub and Appetizers: Uncle Yammy's and Brown Bag Cafe (tie) Fast Food: Zaxby's Healthy Foods: Sweet Treats Bakery Breakfast, Breads and Pastries: J.J. Ashley Desserts: J.J. Ashley Drinks: Coca-Cola Pizza:...

Fire prevention starting early

Julius Gray, 3, works on a fire engine puzzle in the Mobile Wee Wings 3- and 4-year-old preschool class. Nancy Reyes' class learned about fire prevention as part of National Fire Prevention Week. Schools across the nation are teaching...