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Friday, December 14, 2012

Games Summit planned for February

Plans are under way to bring the 2013 Carolina Games Summit to Wayne Community College, with an instructional technology coordinator lined up to speak at the event about how video games might be entertaining, but also provide tremendous potential...

It's Christmas in Parkstown

Floats, bands and, of course, Santa Claus were part of the annual Parkstown Christmas Parade on Thursday in the Parkstown community. The Parkstown parade once drew thousands of people to the crossroads community but it faded in the 1970s....

Perdue: No press allowed at base

A visit to Seymour Johnson Air Force Base by Gov. Bev Perdue and Gov.-elect Pat McCrory that is believed to present an opportunity for base officials and local military advocates to brief the state's incoming leader on issues facing the...

Bear hit on I-795 by truck

A tractor-trailer struck and killed a black bear on Interstate 795 early today, leaving the dead animal's carcass lying on the shoulder of the road. Authorities estimated the male bear's weight at more than 400 pounds. They said the...

Wayne economy holding steady, according to new state numbers

Wayne County economic development officials say they are not surprised that the county was not among the dozen counties whose status on the state's economic development ranking system changed. State law designates the 40 most distressed counties as Tier...

With holidays nearing their apex, remember basic fire safety

The Goldsboro Fire Department has some easy-to-follow tips that can bring fire safety to the forefront this holiday season. * As you buy batteries for all your new games, get some for your smoke detectors, too, and then test...