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Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Commission appointment named; GOP protests pick for association

Wayne County Republican Party Chairman Bob Jackson admonished county commissioners Tuesday for what he said appears to be appointments based on politics, while Republican Commissioner Steve Keen called for board unity. Jackson made his comments following two votes, both down...

Justice Department gives preclearance to Wayne County voting boundaries

Wayne County's new voting district lines have been pre-cleared by the U.S. Justice Department, with just over a month left before candidates can begin filing for the May 8 primary. Pre-clearance is not the same as final approval, but means...

Public record

Washer exchange Bonnie Fournieie, 53, an employee at Dollar Tree on North Spence Avenue, told Goldsboro Police that a white man came into the store and asked to exchange two rolls of quarters for cash on Dec. 30. After handing...

Mount Olive College gets new annual fund head

MOUNT OLIVE -- Melinda Holland has been appointed director of the Annual Fund at Mount Olive College. In this position Holland will be responsible for the Annual Fund, which encompasses continual giving directed to the operational needs for the...

Mount Olive is preparing for the annual Black History Month Parade

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive and surrounding residents will once again end their month-long celebration of Black History Month this year with their third annual Black History Parade. Planning for the event, which will be held on Feb. 25,...