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Friday, January 11, 2013

County returns to last payroll system

After months of public angst and at times pointed discussion, and a near uprising by the county's emergency responders over the county's payroll system, Wayne County commissioners this week decided to return to the old system. The decision came after...

Jobless numbers down across area for November

Counties across the state continued a trend of declining unemployment rates when compared to their 2011 counterparts, but a local official said an influx of new jobseekers in November led to increases from October marks. Area jobless numbers were...

Fetch

Jeniffer McGee tosses a tennis ball for her dog, Strawberry, a 4-year-old basset hound mix, to chase at the Stoney Creek dog park. She got the rescue dog six months ago. The dog has become a close companion for...

Sheetz gets OK to start project

Sheetz will begin working toward a second location in the city after the Goldsboro City Council Monday night approved its consent agenda which contained three measures concerning the proposed convenience store and restaurant. The annexation request, initial zoning code...

No plans yet for former theater lot

More than five years after its final showing as a movie theater, the building which previously housed the Carmike Berkeley Cinema Four is no more. Construction crews tore down the Cashwell Street structure Monday. The theater operated from 1976...