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Friday, December 30, 2011

Many offices closed Monday for holiday

Federal and state offices, the post office and banks will be closed Monday for the New Year's Day holiday. The following Wayne County departments are closed until Jan. 2: Animal Control, Board of Elections, Day Reporting Center, Development Alliance,...

Pickle prep

Pete Evrard, left, and Lynn Williams of Mt. Olive Pickle Co. ready the company's giant pickle for the annual New Year's Eve Pickle Drop that will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday. The event, in its 13th year, is...

County taxpayers line up to beat deadline

A line of people this morning snaked around the inside of the Wayne County Tax Office and out the door into the atrium of the county courthouse annex as the tax office reopened after being closed, along with most county...

Goldsboro stores not on closure list

No locations in Wayne County were on the initial list of 79 Sears and Kmart retail stores that Sears Holdings aims to close, according to a release by the company Thursday. Sears Holdings announced its aim to close between...

Public record

B&Es and larcenies *Pamela Barrett reported a break-in at her home in the 100 block of Corney Street that occurred Wednesday. The suspect(s) threw a concrete block through the window of a rear door to gain access into the home....

Barbershop partners retiring after 47 years behind the chair

When J.R. Daughtry and Noble Hudson lock the door at the end of work today at Jefferson Park Barber Shop, it will mark the end of an era and decades of memories. Like the time a military man asked if...

Youth writes community service grant

Zachary Brewer-Kirby, a member of the Goldsboro Mayor's Youth Council and youth leader at New St. Mary Church Ministries, was the principal author for a community service grant awarded to the church by the North Carolina Youth Council. The grant...