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Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Republicans take control

History was made twice Tuesday morning in Wayne County Superior Courtroom No. 1. Not only was the first Republican majority since Reconstruction sworn into office on the county commission, two of its number were elected as chairman and vice...

Suspect in court today

The man who allegedly shot two people to death Sunday evening off Old Mount Olive Highway appeared in a Wayne County courtroom this morning. Jujuan Cox, 28, of 106 Evelyn Circle, faced Superior Court Judge Arnold Jones and was told...

Seniors' volunteer program resurrected

RSVP, a volunteer opportunity for senior citizens, is back, but with a twist. The Retired Senior Volunteer Program now has a new director, and targets two ends of the spectrum -- nutrition for the elderly and mentoring services for...

Council looks at plans for city streets

A floor above the completed first phase of Goldsboro's signature downtown revitalization project there was no consensus Monday as to whether the Center Street Streetscape project should be continued southward along the city center's main street. Planning Director Randy...

Board calls emergency meeting to undo first vote

Most of the 20 or so Wayne County emergency workers in attendance walked out on county commissioners this morning in protest of a board vote dealing with how the workers are paid for their overtime hours. They walked out...

Lawsuit deadline Thursday

People wanting to get a piece of a $1.1 billion settlement concerning LCD flat screen televisions, monitors and laptops have until Thursday to file a claim as part of a class-action lawsuit against ten manufacturers of the screens. The...

Local resident wins Stars & Stripes scholarship

Bookoo, an online marketplace that helps neighbors buy and sell goods, awarded a $1,000 Stars & Stripes scholarship to local resident Elizabeth Ramos, 27. The scholarship was open to active duty service members and their spouses who were pursuing higher...

CBA student chosen for bowl appearance

PIKEVILLE - -When Tiffany Hill was crowned homecoming queen at Charles B. Aycock High School a few weeks ago, she had no idea it would propel her into other opportunities. The varsity cheerleader at Charles B. Aycock High has been...

Alleged shooter appears in court

The man who allegedly shot two people to death Sunday evening off Old Mount Olive Highway appeared in a Wayne County courtroom this morning. Jujuan Cox, 28, 106 Evelyn Circle, faced Superior Court Judge Arnold Jones and was told that...