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Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Veterans Day Parade plans in place for Friday march

Some will make their way downtown to see which military vehicles from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base will roll along Center Street. Others will show up to relive childhood memories of the packed sidewalks they used to experience every time...

Council sets road closures, talks about demolitions

A light agenda allowed the Goldsboro City Council to make quick work of its charges Monday night at the Council Chambers, with most of the regular meeting dominated with talk about Veterans Day festivities. Each council member and Mayor...

New facility to offer care for Alzheimer's patients

PIKEVILLE -- A $325,000 construction project to convert the former Countryside Assisted Living facility into Wayne County's only free-standing Alzheimer's community is expected to be completed by Thanksgiving, with residents possibly moving in by Christmas. Renamed Countryside Village, plans include...

Moms help create new support group for other women who have lost a child

One of the hardest things that Rhonda Dutton ever had to do was give birth to a baby she would never raise. And even though it's been six years now, the memories of that day are still fresh. "I was...

Public record

Fire reports The Goldsboro Fire Department responded to a total of 32 calls between Oct. 28 and Nov. 3. In the seven-day period, the department's call log includes nine vehicle accidents, eight assists to Wayne County Emergency Medical Services...

Board members raise questions

Two of the school board's newest members again questioned board procedures Monday night, lobbying for their counterparts to join forces in several areas. Len Henderson and Arnold Flowers have become perhaps the board's most vocal members since joining the board...

Choices limited on ballots today

Polls opened this morning at 6:30 and will close at 7:30 p.m for the few elections on today's ballot. No candidates filed for the three open seats on the Eureka town board where the election will be decided by write-ins....