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Thursday, December 6, 2012

WATCH nurse says she will retire Dec. 15

Twelve years ago, when officials were preparing to introduce a health care option for the underinsured residents of Wayne County, Kathy Johnson seemed like a natural fit as nurse practitioner. She had been a consultant for the N.C. Office...

City looks for W.A. Foster bids

Two years after its future was called into question, the city of Goldsboro might open a new W.A. Foster Recreation Center now that officials have taken their next step toward replacing the aging facility with a new building at...

Man gets 176 years in prison

A Goldsboro man has been sentenced to more than 176 years in prison for his part in a series of business robberies in Goldsboro, Pikeville and Wilson between 2009 and 2010. Domonic Devarrise Usher, 30, Wednesday was sentenced in...

Christmas past

Joy Price, dressed in 19th-century period attire, displays small homemade ornaments that would have decorated a Christmas tree in the 1800s at the Charles B. Aycock Birthplace on Tuesday. The annual Christmas holiday tours of the Aycock Birthplace take...

Mount Olive makes plans for projects downtown

MOUNT OLIVE -- With projects like a new library, a Veterans War Memorial and even a possible Mount Olive College facility downtown, town officials have decided they need help in planning for those and other possibilities. Mount Olive town...

There's still time to help provide Christmas for a local needy child

The stockings are being stuffed. The gift boxes are being packed. All is being readied for the Empty Stocking Fund party to be held Saturday. But donations to cover the cost of the party and the gifts for hundreds of...

County wants to meet school board

Wayne County commissioners are pushing for a joint meeting with the board of education by no later than the third week in January to discuss the schools' facilities plan. The item was not on commissioners' Tuesday agenda, but was added...

DGDC plans Christmas downtown bar event

The Downtown Goldsboro Development Corp. is aiming to lure barhoppers downtown with the spirits of the season Friday evening, but is also implementing new ideas to keep those who attend the holiday bar crawl safe. The Santa Stumble, a...