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Thursday, January 5, 2012

Films to kick off college's arts, humanities program

The Wayne Community College arts and humanities program schedule for the spring is packed with variety -- from a two-day free film festival, a humorous author and a tribute to Frank Sinatra, to speakers, plays and historic trips. It all...

City hires new PR director

Goldsboro officials have chosen the former community service and public relations director of the Partnership for Children of Wayne County as the city's first public information officer. Kimberly Best will fill the position Mayor Al King and other members...

Celebrating birds

Luke Winders, 2, gets a little help from his mother, Ginger, while trying to create a peacock Wednesday at the Fremont Public Library. Librarian Lisa Stevens held a Bird Day celebration to mark National Bird Day, which is today....

Best: Zoning variance concern

Wayne County, particularly its Planning Board, needs to be wary about "pecking away" at zoning designed to protect the air space in the areas surrounding Seymour Johnson Air Force, the county's second-largest economic engine, Commissioner Jack Best warned his...

Trespassing notice issued by SJAFB

The 4 SFS Combat Arms firing ranges are located on Perimeter Road on the southwest corner of Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. Trespassing inside the fenced range complex is not only illegal, but also dangerous, Air Force officials are reminding...

Two teens face 65 charges in rash of thefts

MOUNT OLIVE -- Two teenagers are facing a combined 65 charges in connection with a rash of break-ins in Mount Olive. Amos Damas Jr., 17, 300 E. Pollock St. and Nathan Louis-Pierre, 19, 1013 SE Center St. were arrested...

Public record

Bullets fired into occupied home Goldsboro police responded to a home in the 1700 block of Maple St. around 2:30 a.m. after several bullets had entered the residence. One of the residents of the home, Tekoach Thompson, told authorities...