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Sunday, February 12, 2012

City Council will focus on 10-year plan at retreat

Scott Stevens will attend his first Goldsboro City Council retreat beginning Tuesday and continuing Wednesday at the Paramount Theatre where he will solicit ideas from the council members as they plan out the city's vision for the future. The...

Scouts help fill food shortage

Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts from dozens of troops and packs across Wayne County raised enough food in their Saturday-to-Saturday food drive to keep the Salvation Army shelves stocked for months, officials with the organization said. Although much of...

Wayne Opportunity to celebrate 47 years

Wayne Opportunity Center is celebrating its 47th anniversary with a special dinner at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Paul United Methodist Church. The organization, a private community-based rehabilitation facility, was established in 1964 as the Wayne County Sheltered Workshop....

Chamber gives $10K to 29 area teachers

The annual "Prize Patrol" from Wayne County Chamber of Commerce has made its rounds to area schools, distributing more than $10,000 in mini-grants to teachers for creative and innovative classroom projects. The funds, generated from the 2011 Dancing Stars...

Eureka woman to be on 'Who Wants to be a Millionaire'

Shirley Proctor is no stranger to the stage. So when a friend told her she should to try out to be on "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire," she had no qualms. Mrs. Proctor, 43, is a local actress...

J.B. Price expected home from burn center

A Goldsboro man injured in a fire while burning trash was expected to be released from the burn center in Chapel Hill this weekend. J.B. Price, who works at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home, has been hospitalized since the Jan. 24...

Candidate filing opens Monday

Redistricting has changed the political landscape for candidates who can begin filing at noon Monday for municipal, county, state and federal offices. Filing will end at noon on Wednesday, Feb. 29. The primary will be held May 8, and...

County to talk finances, priorities

A two-day planning retreat this week is expected to set the stage for a series of work sessions for Wayne County commissioners leading into work on the 2012-13 budget -- a budget that County Manager Lee Smith says will...

Continental Society celebrates 50 years of service

The women of the Goldsboro Chapter Continental Society wore red suits and dresses, to signify their love of children as they commemorated 50 years of service at an anniversary celebration held Saturday afternoon. Chairwoman Comatha Johnson said the colors...