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Monday, November 19, 2012

Making a toy run

Santa Claus waves to the crowd as the Wayne County Motorcycle Riders take off from Berkeley Mall Sunday afternoon on their 24th annual toy ride to benefit needy children. The entry fee was one toy per bike. Toys were...

Turkeys for Seymour Johnson Air Force Base families

Seymour Johnson Air Force Base airmen lift boxes of Butterball turkeys off a tractor trailer truck at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. Butterball Turkey donated 252 birds to the First Sergeant Association at the base for distribution to families...

Empty Stocking Fund

For a century, Goldsboro and Wayne County residents have been helping needy children have a happy Christmas by donating to the Empty Stocking Fund, which provides gifts and a party to hundreds of youngsters. Begun in 1912, the fund is...

County to eye rezoning requests

The Wayne County Board of Commissioners will hold three public hearings at its meeting Tuesday, and is expected to schedule another for next month. All of the hearings involve planning matters. Beginning at 9:15 a.m., the board will hold...

Remember these tips for a safe holiday driving season

If sky-high airline prices have your holiday plans grounded, consider driving. Gas prices have remained near constant for more than a week across much of the country, so budgeting time and money should be less difficult than in previous...

Council will hear plans for museum

Vendors at Berkeley Mall said they have seen lackluster interest in Goldsboro's Air Power Museum concept boards, but those who stop to study the plans are generally pleased with the project, which seeks to repurpose an old bank building...