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Thursday, May 10, 2012

Barbecue event expected to net more than $25K

The third annual Pig in the Park held last month at Old Waynesborough Park is expected to net between $25,000 to $30,000 for the Boys and Girls Club of Wayne County. While the proceeds are still being counted from the...

Honoring local law enforcement heroes

The Law Enforcement Memorial Service, which was held Wednesday, honored the memory of all peace officers who have died in the line of duty. More than 160 officers sacrificed their lives in the line of duty in 2011 --...

LaRoque asks for recount

State Rep. Stephen LaRoque, who lost the GOP nomination for the House District 10 seat to political newcomer John Bell IV, has decided to ask for a recount -- after telling his opponent and saying publicly Tuesday night that...

City launches new vegetable program

Local farmers markets, like the two in Goldsboro, not only provide consumers with access to fresh food, they contribute to the farm economy, said Kevin Concannon, U.S. Department of Agriculture undersecretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services, during a visit...

Clergy will meet to discuss churches, immigration issues

A group of clergy will get together next week to discuss their role in dealing with the issue of immigration and the people affected by it. "From Hostility to Hospitality: Immigration and the Church" is one in a series...

Disability Awareness Walk

More than 300 people took part in the 16th annual Hal Plonk Mayoral Committee Disability Awareness Walk in Goldsboro. Several organizations that deal with people who have disabilities, including Wayne Opportunity Center, took part in the walk. The marching...

Public record

Deputies investigate damage to home James Bridges reported an incident of property damage at his rental property in the 300 block of West Pine Street. that took place on Saturday or Sunday after he evicted the residents from the property....