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Thursday, January 12, 2012

Fourth-grader earns top score and $20,000 college scholarship

DeQuan Jefferson was so nervous Tuesday morning, he was afraid he would "bust out laughing" when his name was called. Instead, the 10-year-old beneficiary of a $20,000 scholarship to Appalachian State University maintained a broad smile on his face as...

Farmers can get disaster funding

Wayne County farmers who suffered crop losses because of Hurricane Irene are now eligible for federal financial assistance through low-interest Farm Service Assistance loans and Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) disaster assistance program. The county is among 35 in...

Auditor: City is in 'great shape'

City officials received good news Monday night at the Goldsboro City Council meeting as they were informed the city once again received a certificate for excellence in financial reporting during an audit debriefing. Michelle Kiefer with Pittard, Perry and...

New business set to open late January

A Wilson-based retailer is opening up a store on the 2500 block of East Ash Street in the former Hollywood Video building. Trade It!, a goods store specializing in buying, selling and trading consumer electronics, sporting goods and more,...

Public record

Break-ins *Andy Thompson reported the break-in at his home in the 4600 block of Indian Springs Road that occurred Tuesday. Entry was made through a back door. Thieves removed a Wii game console, DVD player, prescription medication and other items....

Fourth threat called in at Cherry

The scene that unfolded this morning at the new Cherry Hospital construction site is becoming all too familiar -- Air Force explosives experts roaming the grounds, workers talking among themselves instead of moving forward with the project. Another week ......