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Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Journey through history

It started when a professor "made history come alive" for a young woman born with a certain curiosity and drive. But long before Emily Weil attended Meredith College, she had questions about the town she began calling home when her...

Three Eagles Rotary Club named best in its region

When the Three Eagles Rotary Club spun off from the larger Goldsboro group of Rotarians in the early 1990s, nearly all of its members were active duty military or had some tie to Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. Those...

Communities get street funds

Goldsboro doesn't have any big plans for the $995,879.48 the city will receive through Powell Bill allocations. City street maintenance will take up a large portion of that total. The disbursement is based on two factors, with 75 percent...

Roosen resigns job as health director

James Roosen is stepping down from his duties as health director for Wayne County Health Department, effective Nov. 10. He has held the position for eight years. Recent health problems were cited as the reason for his departure. "I have...

CSS Neuse tours being offered Saturday

KINSTON -- The CSS Neuse State Historic Site and the Governor Caswell Memorial in Kinston will offer a special treat on Saturday. The program will run from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. There will be costumed interpreters giving tours of...

Fire report

In a recent two-week span, the Goldsboro Fire Department responded to 83 calls. Of all the calls made from Oct. 7 to Oct. 20, 24 were false alarms and 24 were assists made to Wayne County Emergency Medical Services....

Partnership for Children sets date for annual meeting

The Partnership for Children will hold its annual meeting next month to discuss not only the organization's activities over the past year, but how communities can band together to help local children and parents. Child care centers in particular are...

Public record

Gunfire exchanged in Lincoln Homes Goldsboro police responded to a call in the home at 910 B Slaughter St. where 21-year-old Fiante Semaj Amerson was found lying on the floor, suffering from a gunshot wound to the thigh. According...