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Thursday, December 8, 2011

Water clients facing shut-off

The second round of collective enforcement of Wayne Water District's one-month delinquency shut-off policy went off with little fuss Tuesday as the Southwestern Wayne district had about 130 customers have their service disconnected. As part of stepped-up enforcement of...

United Way battling shortfall

Despite a successful Taste of Wayne County and the support of 60 local businesses, United Way officials say the organization's Community Campaign is facing a shortfall -- to the tune of more than $85,000. And should the annual fundraiser fail...

YMCA will help needy families

Members of the Goldsboro Family YMCA and its employees are working together to provide an unsuspecting group of families with an evening full of Christmas cheer. Since late October, the family fitness facility has collected food items and gift...

Mayo takes place on commission; Anderson retires

Surrounded by his wife, son and daughter-in-law, Ray Mayo took the oath of office Tuesday to become the new Wayne County commissioner for District 1, which encompasses most of the northern part of the county. Seated in the audience...

'A Charlie Brown Christmas'

Takari Pridgen, a kindergartner at Carver Elementary, performs as Snoopy during the school's presentation of Charles Schulz's "A Charlie Brown Christmas" on Wednesday. The students from six kindergarten classes at the school took part in the performance. The kindergarten...

Shootings worry law enforcement

GREENEVERS -- The Duplin County town of Greenevers is under a 6:30 p.m. curfew for foot traffic and limited vehicular traffic following two shootings this week that left two dead and three injured. The number of deputies on duty...