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Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Raleigh developer buys Five Points Plaza

A Raleigh-based property developer has taken over the management of a Goldsboro shopping center. Plaza Associates finalized the purchase of Five Points Plaza on U.S. 117 South last week for a reported $5.77 million. Senior Property Manager Scott Miller...

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Home break-in Helen Thompson reported a break-in at her home in the 300 block of Brazil Street that occurred on Monday. The suspect(s) broke out a window of a door in the back of the home to gain entry....

Word on Foster could come soon

A week after a contractor suggested that the W.A. Foster Recreation Center on South Leslie Street be closed due to asbestos concerns, Goldsboro officials will learn the fate of the facility after two visits from contractors Tuesday and today....

Trees planted at Stoney Creek

About 26,000 trees have been planted alongside Stoney Creek this month as part of the city and state's continued efforts to restore the stream to its natural state and improve the quality of the water it empties into the...

Peggy Seegars honored for work helping seniors

Three recent awards have cemented Peggy Seegars' legacy as a champion advocate for Wayne County's and North Carolina's senior citizen population. The Sharon Wilder Award was presented to the 86-year-old Mrs. Seegars by Friends of Residents in Long-Term Care....

Mount Olive College to offer new nursing degree program

MOUNT OLIVE -- A new nursing program being introduced at Mount Olive College in January is expected to be popular one. The "RN to BSN," or bachelor of science degree in nursing program, targets registered nurses who already hold...

Local Special Olympian face of P&G's January campaign

Fifteen-year-old Jordan Wiggins loves the Christmas season. From his train ride on the Selma Polar Express to his family's annual viewing of "The Santa Clause" and "Home Alone" movies, avid parade-goers could have counted him riding in six area...