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Thursday, March 1, 2012

Dixon files to keep his District 4 seat

State Rep. Jimmy Dixon declared last week his intention to run for re-election to his House District 4 seat -- officially putting him in competition with state Rep. Efton Sager for the Republican nomination. The two were put in...

Look skyward Sunday

Those who look skyward late Sunday morning will witness something that has not unfolded in nearly 20 years. And if Seymour Johnson Air Force Base officials meet their latest goal, it will likely never happen again. The 916th Air Refueling...

Police chief hiring delayed

The naming of the Goldsboro Police Department's next chief has been delayed nearly six weeks, City Manager Scott Stevens said. The city received 74 applicants for the position before the application cut-off date in the middle of January. Stevens and...

May ballot is now final

The field of hopefuls for public office is filled out for 2012, as the filing period ended Wednesday at noon with a small rush to get names on the Wayne County ballot. Former Goldsboro City Councilman William Goodman filed...

Planes, trains, autos and the future

No new roads were paved or even planned during Wednesday's Transportation/Logistics Forum. Rather, speakers used the time to review current and future plans and to drive home that partnerships will be vital to future transportation projects as they compete...

Bloodmobile schedule

For those wanting to donate blood, here is the March blood drive schedule for the Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross: March 1 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Southern Wayne High School. March 9 from 9...

Public record

Investigations Goldsboro and Wayne County law enforcement officers are investigating these reports: *Latonia Thomas reported a break-in at her home in the 500 block of Rollingwood Drive in Dudley that occurred Tuesday. It appears entry was made through a rear...