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Thursday, January 31, 2013

Windy, but no damage in area

Compared with other parts of the state, Goldsboro and Wayne County came through unscathed by the high winds that crossed North Carolina Wednesday night, with only about 50 customers still without power this morning, said Jeff Brooks, spokesman for...

Another fire claims house downtown

The Goldsboro Fire Department arrived at 401 N. George St. Wednesday just after 7:40 p.m. to find a working fire inside the residence. "The blaze began on the back porch and caused damage in the kitchen and downstairs areas...

It's only a test

In an effort to avoid confusion, 4th Fighter Wing officials have released details about an exercise set to unfold Monday on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base -- an "active shooter" simulation that will begin at 10:45 a.m. and will last...

Truck rolls, hits worker at fence

A worker was struck by a tractor-trailer on Pecan Road near Mitchell Road just before 8 this morning. The N.C. State Highway Patrol was still gathering information at press time, but said that the victim had been taken to the...

Drive-thru heads for record pace Friday

Just beyond the golden arches, in a modest brick building with a burnt red roof, a group of local residents is preparing to chase glory -- a victory that, by 9 a.m. Friday, will be measured in biscuits, McMuffins...

Gaming Summit rolling out red carpet

Wayne Community College will roll out the red carpet for the international gaming community Saturday as it hosts the annual Carolina Game Summit. Literally. Along with 24 tournaments, speakers from across the video game industry and a panel of...