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Sunday, December 30, 2012

When gaming becomes serious

Kalvin Le Roy drops to the ground and covers his face in his hands. His teammate, still clutching his Xbox 360 controller, just delivered the winning kill in the first game of the Halo 4 Grand Finals in Dallas...

City's chief inspector steps down after 27 years

Dec. 21 was the end of an era in the history of Goldsboro's Inspections Department as Chief Inspector Ed Cianfarra left his post after more than 27 years of employment with the city of Goldsboro. Cianfarra's retirement comes just...

EWHS grad named Miss Winston-Salem State University 2012

A 2009 Eastern Wayne High School graduate has been named Miss Winston-Salem State University. Ashley Nicole Mozingo, 21, is a senior at the school, with plans to graduate in May with a degree in justice studies. The 2012-13 title...

Wayne Community College makes donation to Cherry

Wayne Community College nursing students chose to make the lives of Cherry Hospital clients better this holiday season. Members of the WCC Association of Nursing Students and the Associate Degree Nursing Classes of 2013 and 2014 donated items such...

Man arrested for local break-ins

A Goldsboro man was arrested Friday in connection to a local break-in spree as city police continue to search for a second suspect. On Friday, the Goldsboro Police Department Selective Enforcement Unit, along with the assistance of the Wayne...

County could adjust Steele Memorial Library project

MOUNT OLIVE -- Rumors that Wayne County commissioners are looking to curtail the scope of the town's new Steele Memorial Library project have been "blown out of proportion," Town Manager Charles Brown said last week. "There are some rumors...

Dudley dog goes missing at Mount Olive Walmart

Mr. Moose has gone missing. A Dudley woman is looking for her dog, called Mr. Moose, or Moo Moo, after its collar broke in the parking lot of the Mount Olive Walmart Thursday night. Llewellen Woodbury received the dog...

Goldsboro's Jameson Inn now a Quality Inn

The Jameson Inn on Harding Drive is now operating as a Quality Inn as Choice Hotels International has taken over some of the chain's locations in the Southeast as part of a nationwide foreclosure deal involving some 100 Jameson-owned...

Local Sylvan Center wins award

Susie Ford, owner of the Sylvan Learning Center in Goldsboro, recently received the academic excellence award, presented to one franchisee who represents educational excellence in the system. Ms. Ford has been with Sylvan since 2001, purchasing her first location...

Board could soon name successor to J.D. Evans

The executive committee of the Wayne County Democratic Party is hoping, by Friday, to be able to recommend a person to serve the first two years of the unexpired four-year term of J.D. Evans who died earlier this month....

Waller now working at North Carolina Community Federal Credit Union

North Carolina Community Federal Credit Union recently announced that Chuck Waller is the organization's newest member and business relationship officer. In the announcement NCCFCU noted that Waller brings previous experience as a stock broker, banker and mortgage loan officer,...

Church association helps to fund collegiate dreams

After the call to worship, the congregation stood, sang "Hark the Herald Angels Sing," and said "Amen," giving thanks to the Lord. The ladies, in their best Sunday dresses and flowered hats, clapped during the opening hymn. The men...

County ABC Board distributes $175K in revenue

Wayne County, Goldsboro and Mount Olive are sharing $175,000 in alcohol sales revenues distributed last week by the Wayne County ABC Board. The county received $85,000 from the board's semi-annual distribution, while Goldsboro got $80,000 and Mount Olive, $10,000....