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700 cast ballots in early voting

More than 700 people cast their ballots for the May 8 primary last week during the first two days of one-stop voting -- mostly at the voting site at the Wayne County Public Library on East Ash Street. A total...

Students share patriotic essays for DAR contest

Home-schooled high school senior Heather Aycock enjoys competing in the Daughters of the American Revolution's American History and Christopher Columbus essay competitions -- not just for the research as much as self-satisfaction of a job well done. "I like more...

Pup gets 'pickled'

MOUNT OLIVE -- Ollie Q. Cumber, the Mt. Olive Pickle Co. mascot, will not be the only pickle character trekking around the North Carolina Pickle Festival this weekend. Sonny, a 3-year-old poodle, will be sporting a pickle look of...

Public record

Teen shoots his own leg A Kenly teen reported to Wayne County sheriff's deputies that he accidentally shot himself in the leg with a .22-caliber pistol Saturday. James Hargrove, 17, of 2230 Piney Grove Church Road, told deputies that was...

Three face murder charges

Jury selection is expected to begin today in the first-degree murder trial of three men allegedly responsible for the death of the owner of a Goldsboro convenience store. Joshua Earl Devon Davis, Quentin Lamont Kenon and Rashard Vondarius Oliver...

Teddy Bear Picnic planned for Wednesday in city

The Downtown Goldsboro Development Corporation invites the community out for a lunchtime filled with tall tales and adventures Wednesday from noon until 1 p.m. This year's Teddy Bear Picnic will take place at Cornerstone Commons at the corner of Center...

Schedule set for local Bloodmobile

Following is the May blood drive schedule for the Wayne County chapter of the American Red Cross: * May 1 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Democko Chiropractic Goldsboro. * May 5 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at...

City wants input on new plans

The city of Goldsboro, in conjunction with Wayne County and NCDOT, has employed a consultant to prepare a comprehensive plan for its Urbanized Area. As part of this plan, a study area of Wayne Memorial Drive/Herman Street running from...