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Sunday, January 20, 2013

Groups joins National Day of Service to give back however they can

Julie Alvarez swung a hammer. Ken Klem manned an electric saw. And Sherry Frye sorted through dirty clothing at the Habitat ReStore. Dozens of Goldsboro residents -- and even a few outsiders -- participated locally in the nationwide National...

WCC to hold annual Praxis Film Festival Friday, Saturday

A free film festival planned for next weekend at Wayne Community College has the potential to become a regional event. "We started this two years ago and I had 75 to come. Last year, we had 150. This year I'm...

Wayne Regional again one of state's best

DUDLEY -- The Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair continues to set the standard by which other fairs are judged, having won the Image Award for the best agricultural fair in 2012 in North Carolina for the 15th time since the...

Veteran retraining help still available

The Veterans Retraining Assistance Program is still accepting applications. As of Thursday, there were 75,275 of the target of 99,000 VRAP applications approved. Veterans may apply for assistance until Oct. 1, with training concluding by March 31, 2014, and...

AARP offering tax help at Veteran's Building

In a change this year, AARP volunteers will not be at the Peggy M. Seegars Senior Center, nor will the appointments be set by the senior center. Instead, AARP volunteers will be at the Veteran's Building at 2001D E....

Five contestants to face off for Miss Goldsboro title

The Miss Goldsboro and Goldsboro Outstanding Teen pageants will be held Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. at the Paramount Theatre. Five contestants will compete for the Miss Goldsboro crown. They are Armani Perry, 18-year-old freshman at the University of...

Military Order of the Purple Heart looks to help, expand

A new headquarters. Aid for the county's homeless population. A taste of home for troops fighting overseas. All in a day's work. Touched by what they consider a cause worthy of their support, members of the local chapter of...

County Commission wants to look at facilities

Wayne County commissioners not only want an inventory of all county buildings, but also their cost to taxpayers, who the tenants are, and whether or not they are paying for use of the buildings. They also want to know...

Lighthouse Food Mart shooting took place on Slocumb Street

A shooting that resulted in members of the Goldsboro Police Department investigating the parking lot at the Lighthouse Food Mart on Herman Street late Friday morning actually unfolded along the 1700 block of Slocumb Street. A 32-year-old Goldsboro resident...

County field crop agent steps down

John Sanderson of the Four Oaks community in Johnston County has resigned after just eight months as the Cooperative Extension Service field crop agent for Wayne County. Sanderson submitted his resignation Jan 2., and his final day on the...

Electric truck donated to CBA

Students in the automotive program at Charles B. Aycock High School are learning more about green technology, thanks to the donation of an electric truck powered by solar energy. The bright yellow vehicle, which resembles a miniature truck on...