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Monday, December 26, 2011

Un-shopping and bargain hunting

Lisa Barger and her 1-month-old daughter, Julie, were out shopping early this morning at the Target on Sunburst Drive. Shoppers were hitting the stores in Goldsboro and around the county in droves today, looking for post-Christmas deals. Analysts say...

Railroad crossing decision made

A traffic separation study by a Raleigh-based consulting firm suggests closing the railroad crossing at Mulberry Street, but doesn't recommend closing any other crossings along the Goldsboro railroad corridor that runs nearly parallel to Royall Avenue. Kimley-Horn and Associates...

County offices closed all week

Most Wayne County government offices are closed until Jan. 2 in observance of the Christmas and New Year's Day holidays. The offices are: Animal Control, Board of Elections, Day Reporting Center, Development Alliance, Environmental Health Department, Facilities Services, Finance...

Lineup set for 2012 Dancing Stars event

With just a couple changes to the lineup and location, online voting has begun for Dancing Stars of Wayne County, the spring fundraiser for local education efforts. Organizers Debbie Grady and Beverly Carroll said they learned a great deal...

Pate Dawson to build Statesville distribution center

Goldsboro-based Pate Dawson Co. has plans for a $9 million distribution center to be built in Statesville that will employ 49 people -- mostly truck drivers and warehouse workers. Mac Sullivan, CEO of the 126-year-old company, and N.C. Department...

County to eye plan for survey

Officials with Insight Research Inc., a North Carolina company that conducts most of the surveys for counties and cities in the state, will meet with Wayne County commissioners during a board workshop Jan. 3. Commissioners have discussed the possibility of...

Public record

Shooting A man was taken to Wayne Memorial Hospital for treatment after suffering two gunshot wounds in a drive-by shooting early Saturday on Crawford Street. Tarmarcus Lofton was struck in the arm and hip. Word on his condition was...