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Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Women's conference to focus on self-esteem

Ask a roomful of women, "Are you beautiful?" and most will not raise their hands. For many, self-esteem ebbs early and culture, billboards and magazine covers contribute to the belief that they must be taller, thinner, blonder, etc., in order...

Tax listing starts Jan. 1

The tax-listing period for Wayne County residents begins Jan. 1 and ends Jan. 31 when people residing in the county on Jan. 1, whether temporarily or not, are required to make a return. "That is time to list anything that...

Internet cafes remain open

Just days after the state's highest court ruled their businesses were illegal, Internet sweepstakes parlors are still packed with patrons as local government and law enforcement await their next move. The state Supreme Court ruled earlier this month that...

Man shot on Christmas Eve on Wilmington Avenue

Goldsboro police are investigating an armed robbery and shooting on Christmas Eve that sent one man to the Wayne Memorial Hospital Emergency Room. Javaris Wooten, 32, of 304 Banks Ave. said he was walking along the 600 block of...

Making Christmas merry and bright

Volunteers offered their time to help the Community Soup Kitchen with its annual Christmas dinner for those in need of a hot meal. Nearly 140 meals were served....

Early morning accident

An early morning accident on I-795 sent two people to Wayne Memorial Hospital to be checked out. The accident happened near the Fremont exit in the northbound lanes. Fremont and Pikeville fire departments responded to the scene for traffic...

Jackson and Sons gets award for innovations

DUDLEY -- Jackson & Sons has come a long way in the more than three decades since the heating, vacuum and air conditioning business began at a kitchen table. The company now boasts a 22,000-square-foot facility and more than...