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Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Bequest to Wayne Community College will help disabled

Jean Pearman grew up at a time when there were few provisions for the handicapped. Born with cerebral palsy, she was confined to a wheelchair for the bulk of her life. But that didn't stop her from attending Wayne...

County approves rezoning requests

A special session that lasted less than five minutes was all that Wayne County commissioners needed Monday morning to approve two rezoning requests for the second time in less than a week. The second votes were required because there was...

Christmas caroling

Meadow Lane Elementary students, from left, Leila Leak, Grace Meyers and Caroline Gurley, dressed in their pajamas, perform along with their classmates during the first night of the All School Christmas Chorus at Goldsboro High School on Monday night....

Picture sessions will help raise funds for new roof

Faced with a hefty price tag, the Wayne County Historical Association knows it takes a village to raise a roof. The 1856 Presbyterian Church on the northeast corner of the intersection of Ash and James streets is one of...

Tree offers chance to help SJAFB children

To passers-by, they look simple enough -- the small, angel-shaped ornaments hanging from the branches of the Christmas tree located inside the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Exchange. But a closer look reveals the true meaning behind their presence there...

SUV hits school bus; one student injured

An accident on Old Mount Olive Highway, the second in two days involving students from Brogden Primary, sent at least one student to Wayne Memorial Hospital with what authorities said looked to be an ankle injury. Wayne County Public Schools...

Goldsboro firefighter hurt in Sunday blaze

A house fire at 317 E. Walnut St. left one firefighter injured Sunday and damaged the structure beyond repair. The Goldsboro Fire Department was dispatched at 5:58 a.m. to the home, which is divided into three separate apartments. Assistant Fire...