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Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Agreement reached on road intersection

MOUNT OLIVE -- A right-of-way agreement has been signed that clears the way for the state to close the Zion Church Road intersection with N.C. 55 and N.C. 403 and move it farther east on N.C. 55. The intersection, located...

Ruling: City strip club can sell beer

In a reversal of a previous decision by the state Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission, a judge within the state office of administrative hearings has determined that the Playground nightclub on North William Street should not have been denied its...

Judge denies jurors tour of crime scene

Special Superior Court Judge Jack Jenkins ruled Monday that jurors would not take a trip to the scene of a 2008 shooting that led to the death of a Goldsboro convenience store owner -- in part, because he was worried...

Chamber chief resigns position

After a year that has seen the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce debut a new fundraising program and a new logo as part of its rebranding campaign, its members will now need to find a new leader after the...

City's senior programs draw many out of house

Not everybody in the adult swimnastics class at the YMCA readily dived right in. "I didn't put my head under the water until I was 65," said Edna Watson, who turns 90 in December. "I don't participate an awful lot...

Wayne Community College to hold Fine Arts Festival

Wayne Community College will hold its Spring Fine Arts Festival on Thursday. The event, free and open to the public, is hosted by the school's Fine Arts Department. Art created by instructor Torey Romero's Design II and Drawing II...

Fire department benefit to be held May 12

The Arrington and Dudley volunteer fire departments will hold their fifth annual Sportsman's Giveaway on Saturday, May 12, to raise money for equipment and other needs. All proceeds will go to the departments. The event will be held at...