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Monday, October 24, 2011

Soldier assigned to local National Guard unit killed

As much of the nation celebrated President Barack Obama's announcement that the war in Iraq would be over by the end of the year, members of a Goldsboro-based National Guard unit got a stark reminder that the war on terror...

District 4 resident complains about Fire Department policies

Goldsboro District 4 Councilman the Rev. Charles Williams held an informal meeting with his constituents Friday morning, a meeting that continued a discussion over emergency medical training for members of the city Fire Department at last Monday's Council meeting. Attending...

Eastern Wayne grad gets chance on BET

Six years after graduating from Eastern Wayne High School and embarking on a journey that's taken him across the world as a member of the United States Air Force, Mitchell Bowden is about to get the opportunity to showcase...

NC Community Foundation storm grants

RALEIGH -- The North Carolina Community Foundation has begun allocating grants from its Disaster Relief Fund to support relief efforts related to Hurricane Irene, which affected the state's eastern and coastal regions, according to Rodney E. Martin, chair of NCCF's...

Salvation Army now taking applications for Christmas aid

The Salvation Army will be taking applications for those needing help at Christmas time Monday through Oct. 27 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at its building at 610 N. William St. Those filling out an application will need to...

Bests takes over leadership of Goldsboro's pageant

Even before she became known as "Miss North Carolina's mother," Kim Best had her own history with pageants. As a teen, she was a volunteer and then served for 10 years in the 1990s as business manager when there was...