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Sunday, December 9, 2012

Lecture on Battle of Goldsborough Bridge Tuesday

The Battle of Goldsborough Bridge will be the topic of the eighth talk in the Foundation of Wayne Community College's series of lectures on American Civil War battles. Randy Sauls, local historian and founder of the Goldsborough Bridge Battlefield...

Volumn IV of Wayne County Cemeteries series published

From staff reports Local historians Elliott Futrell and Jonathan Lane have completed the fourth volume in their series on Wayne County cemeteries. All the monuments and marker that could be found in Fork Township of Wayne County were placed in...

County wants time to look at overtime costs

Wayne County's five Republican commissioners Tuesday agreed that local taxpayers cannot afford the additional $1 million to $1.5 million annually that would be required to pay time and a half overtime pay for the county's emergency workers. Also, they said...

Mount Olive fall graduation held

The George and Annie Dail Kornegay Arena at Mount Olive College was at capacity Saturday, as more than 1,500 friends and family members filled the stands to cheer on their 2012 fall graduates. Keynote speaker and revered National Public...

Meals on Wheels still short of goal

A community project designed to feed 330 senior citizens for three days over the Christmas holiday is not quite at its goal. The effort to provide the meals came about when Realtor Danny Southerland at Prudential The McMillen Real Estate...

City, police, community target crime

The Goldsboro Police Department and the city of Goldsboro are uniting with the community in a program they hope will significantly reduce violent crime in and around the city. Police hope those who attended an organizational meeting Thursday will...

Record-setting jet

The blue sky had been consumed by the kind of gray that seemed to energize the insurgents operating near Coalition positions nestled in a valley not far from the Afghanistan/Pakistan border. A mortar attack had already unfolded -- a result,...

ESF for SUN

* Bill Carr, $50, in honor of Rosewood Baptist Church Choir Director Judy Lewis. Thank you for 25 years of service to our congregation.* Dolly Boone, $50 in memory of my husband J.B. Boone * Jill Hood, $20 in memory...

Their visit with Santa Claus: The 2012 Empty Stocking Fund party

Leigh Ann Sizemore takes a moment to collect herself when tears start falling. It has been years since she and her daughter, Taylor, waited in line to receive an offering from the Empty Stocking Fund, but the emotions that...

Advent services planned

The ecumenical clergy group CLIFF (Clergy Living In Faith & Fellowship) invites residents of Wayne County to the group's Advent worship services and luncheons on Dec. 12 and Dec. 19. Worship services will be held in the sanctuary of...