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Sunday, January 27, 2013

Goldsboro crowns its Miss

While much of Wayne County remained under a thin sheet of ice Saturday night, the competition was heating up inside the Paramount Theatre for the 2013 Miss Goldsboro Scholarship Pageant. Aspiring opera singer and Miss North Carolina hopeful Beth Stovall...

GPD: All calls are equal

Goldsboro police say they followed department procedures in dealing with a shooting Wednesday night that left the victim's body undiscovered until the next morning. Some residents of the community where the body of Shabazz Arness Woods, 18, was found...

Local student earns $10,000 scholarship

A senior at Wayne Early/Middle College High School with aspirations of going to Yale and becoming a child psychologist is among 16 legally blind students chosen to receive a $10,000 scholarship from Jewish Guild Healthcare. Alyssa Odell, 17, of Pikeville,...

Local agency to handle Medicaid recipients

As of Jan. 1, Eastpointe, the local mental health management agency, has officially taken over managing the care of Medicaid recipients in its 12 member counties. The change is one that had been expected and planned -- and was...

Odom voted off ABC board

Wayne County commissioners cast a split vote Tuesday on a motion to make an appointment to the county Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, with the Republican members of the board voting not to re-appoint a sitting member of board who had...

Wayne Community College to host discussion on Latino migration

Wayne Community College will host a discussion on Latino migration to the United States and North Carolina on Monday, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m. in Moffatt Auditorium. Dr. Hannah Gill, assistant director of the Institute for the Study of...

Gamers coming to Wayne Community College summit

A doctoral student studying games with a purpose at N.C. State University has been added to the schedule of the upcoming 2013 Carolina Games Summit at Wayne Community College, to be held Feb. 2 from 10 a.m. until 8...

Students fourth in N.C. legal tournament

In his first year as sixth-grade social studies teacher at Wayne School of Engineering, former attorney Jesse Pittard has provided his students with firsthand knowledge about the judicial system. He put together two teams for the Justice Iredell Middle School...

Chef in training

W.A. Foster Recreation Center assistant Viola Kinney helps Trisond Gerald, 8, stir the noodles for Hamburger Helper during the cooking program at the center. The program teaches children how to prepare food, clean up after themselves and how easy...

Miss Spring Creek High School Pageant Saturday

Seven contestants will vie for the title of Miss Spring Creek 2013 during the scholarship pageant Saturday at 6:30 p.m. at the Paramount Theatre. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Scholarship awards to the college...

February blood drives schedule

The following is the schedule of February blood drives for the Wayne County chapter of the American Red Cross: * Feb. 2 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Berkeley Mall. * Feb. 5 from 2 to 6:30 p.m. at...

Four men charged in heists at hog, turkey farms

KENANSVILLE -- Four men have been arrested in connection with a string of break-ins and larcenies at hog and turkey farms in the Mount Olive, Faison and Warsaw areas of Duplin County. Darren Gray Goodman, Dustin Lee Bowden, Christopher...

Benefit for needy animals recasts 'Alice in Wonderland' theme locally

Streetscape not only changed the face of downtown Goldsboro -- it apparently uncovered at least one rabbit hole. And a local boy and girl and other performers will share the story of that journey -- and raise funds for needy...