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Friday, May 18, 2012

County canvass done; no surprises

There were no big surprises in the Wayne County Board of Elections' Tuesday canvass, Elections Director Vickie Reed said. There was a difference of 110 votes -- 104 provisional and six absentee -- between the unofficial and official total. That...

City's newest restaurants on track for opening days

The first of a handful of new restaurants on and near the Berkeley Boulevard corridor opened Wednesday with another expected to follow next month. East Coast Wings, at the corner of Berkeley Boulevard and Ash Street, is serving its...

Ready to Relay

Relay for Life volunteers Brenda Robinson, left, and David Trivette check the damage at the Relay committee tent caused by Thursday night's heavy rains and gusty winds that knocked down about half of the 10 or so tents that...

Cancer warrior and mother of the bride

When Jill Parks' daughter, Morgan, walks down the aisle this August, her mother will be there to fluff her dress, to kiss her on the cheek and to watch as she says her vows. But that was not always how...

Senate to eye annexation issue again

The state Senate has dusted off a House bill from last year that could result in the deannexation of the Buck Swamp and Salem Church Road areas of Goldsboro as early as July 1. The General Assembly convened this...

Public record

*Alice Crawford, 71, reported Wednesday that she was scammed out of $3,500 by a person calling her on the phone claiming that she was her granddaughter. *Bryan Vanderpool reported the theft of $8,000 in copper wiring from a home...

Miss Goldsboro High Pageant to be held Saturday

The 2012 Miss Goldsboro High School Pageant, the school's first since 2004, will be held Saturday at 6 p.m. in the auditorium at GHS. In order to qualify, the contestants were required to be a current sophomore or junior,...

Juried art show reception Saturday

Eric Schreffler took the Best in Wayne County prize in the National Juried Fine Arts Exhibition for his acrylic work titled "Jimi." Sponsored by the Arts Council of Wayne County, this year's competition featured 117 entries using everything from oils...

'Cure for Colors' raises $50,000 for cancer fight

The "Cure for the Colors" cancer fighting fundraiser sponsored by Southeastern Cancer Care on April 21 raised more than $50,000 to help benefit cancer patients in eastern North Carolina. Proceeds go to help people currently battling cancer or who are...