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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Council talks about facade grant

A work session presentation on Downtown Goldsboro Development Corp.'s facade grant brought about the most discussion Monday night during a Goldsboro City Council meeting that was otherwise uneventful. The presentation by DGDC Design Committee Chairman Glenn Barwick included dozens...

Agriculture community inducts two into Hall of Fame

Wayne County's rural and urban communities Monday night paid tribute to three people for supporting and promoting agriculture, which contributed more than $700 million to the county's economy last year. Two of the honorees, Curtis Shivar of Dudley and the...

Pennies from Angels fundraiser nets $1,400

Pennies from Angels held a ministry-through-arts concert in Wilson at Bible Missionary Church. The benefit, which featured a mime team, saxophonist, praise team, choir and gospel group, raised $1,400 for the organization. All proceeds will go to assist cancer...

A little extra help for local families

Her eyes fixated on one of the paper ornaments dangling off a Christmas tree that had been positioned in the lobby of the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base commissary, Dee Dee Doherty reached out her hand. Moments later, she studied...

Train victim officially identified

MOUNT OLIVE -- The Mount Olive Police Department received confirmation on Monday of the identity of the victim struck and killed by a train on Friday afternoon. The department received the report from the state Medical Examiner's Office at...

Coat donations sought for here, Afghanistan

One of the 4th Fighter Wing's latest missions is unfolding on the homefront. But if the communities outside the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base gates rally behind the campaign, the results might just make a significant impact in Afghanistan. Members...

Worker dies in accident

A Tri-County Electric employee was killed Sunday night while making repairs to a power line on N.C. 111, just north of the Wayne/Duplin county line. Donnie Deaver, 45, of Dobbersville Road in Mount Olive, was thrown from the bucket...

Bomb threat at new Cherry Hospital site

Members of the 4th Fighter Wing Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight -- and Military Working Dogs from the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base kennel -- were mobilized late this morning in response to a bomb threat at the new Cherry Hospital...