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Thursday, December 20, 2012

$5,000, unlocked

One-by-one, contestants in the United Way of Wayne County's Fair Share Challenge were turned away. Each of the 20 finalists in Wednesday night's drawing held a key that might -- or might not -- open the lock to a...

Nightclub now closed; application file for cafe

Teasers, a sometimes controversial nightclub on U.S. 117 South that featured topless dancers, has closed, and its owner is allegedly considering converting it into an Internet sweepstakes cafe. The state Alcohol Beverage Control Commission issued a summary suspension of...

Deadline coming to pay taxes

The lines of people at the Wayne County Tax Office trying to beat the tax deadline might not be as long as they used to be, but now is still the time to pay your bills if you want to...

Seniors often face depression during holiday season

Holidays, especially Christmas, are not always festive and joyful for everyone. Especially the elderly, says Carolyn Robertson, a registered nurse who teaches health-related issues at the Peggy M. Seegars Senior Center on Ash Street. On Friday at 2 p.m....

Council holds public hearings

The Goldsboro City Council held five public hearings at its Monday night meeting. One person spoke during a hearing on a request for a conditional use permit for the former Teasers Nightclub property. The request was for authorization to...