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Sunday, November 11, 2012

Veterans thanked at parade, wreath-laying

His left hand waving an undersized American flag, Jesse Fitzsimmons looked up when a group of 4th Fighter Wing airmen passed by the spot he and his mother, Nicole, shared along Center Street for the better part of an...

Streetscape done, Center Street finally open

Center Street opened to traffic Friday as work on Goldsboro's signature downtown revitalization project ended after six months of renovations to the city's main downtown street. The project, which widened sidewalks, created a median pathway and installed shade trees,...

Pet food drive aimed at holiday hunger

Children and the elderly are always at the top of the list when it comes to Christmas giving. But pets frequently are forgotten. That's why the Wayne County Humane Society, along with Prudential The McMillen Real Estate Group, is holding...

City, county hosts enjoying WGTV show

It's 6:30 a.m. and nothing is stirring throughout downtown Goldsboro as the small studio on the fourth floor of the Wayne County Courthouse picks up the live broadcast of the Wayne-Goldsboro Television channel. Inside the studio, however, there is...

Veterans Day event to be held in Kinston

A Veterans Day covered dish supper will be held in Kinston at the former Expressions/Brody's building at the Vernon Park Mall on Monday at 7 p.m. The event is open to all active military, veterans and the community Wayne, Greene...

Hometown heroes: For Moulas, service 'is a sense of pride'

Denise Moulas was used to seeing fighter jets come in for landing. She had lived just outside the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base gates for more than 20 years. But there is something special, she said, about watching military...

Turkey shoots at American Legion

The American Legion Riders are sponsoring turkey shoots on Fridays through mid-December. Proceeds from the shoots will go to the organization's two major charities, the Wounded Warrior Project of N.C. and The Legacy Scholarship for children of fallen soldiers....

OK, time to turn in those Christmas Child boxes

With the holiday season fast approaching, Wayne County residents are being reminded of the annual campaign to collect shoeboxes full of gifts for poor children around the world is gearing up. Operation Christmas Child, sponsored by the Samaritans Purse...

Officials warn of Red Cross scam

The American Red Cross of Eastern North Carolina has put out an alert to the community that there are individuals posing as American Red Cross staff members offering to pay workers to travel to the Northeast to help with...

Gail Mason named Math Teacher of Year in Wayne

Gail Mason, an eighth-grade math and algebra teacher at Mount Olive Middle School, has been named 2012-13 Wayne County Public Schools' outstanding school mathematics teacher of the year. She has spent the last nine years at Mount Olive Middle and...

City still looking for more restaurants

Mayor Pro Tem Chuck Allen characterized the Goldsboro City Council's approval of a site plan for Sheetz Monday as the city's next step in attracting high-profile businesses, but he still made it known that there are more restaurants in...