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Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Chief shares crime report

Goldsboro has seen a marked increase in murders -- nearly double. But it was the rest of the crime statistics that Goldsboro police Chief Jeff Stewart highlighted during his recent presentation at the the Goldsboro City Council. Across the board,...

Center wants county to forget $26,000

The Wayne Opportunity Center is having serious financial difficulties and officials with the organization asked Wayne County Commissioners on Tuesday to forgive a $26,000 debt it owes the county as it attempts to work its way back to solvency....

Partnership allows heart patients to get surgery close to home

Gary Pine thought it was just heartburn when he returned from his third shift of work at Butterball Jan. 10 and had a sharp pain in his chest. "It felt like someone was holding a blowtorch to my chest,"...

Healthy living starts early

Tommy's Road Elementary School students and their parents filled the gym at the school Tuesday night to check out booths set up by local organizations such as the Wayne County Sheriff's Department, the Family YMCA, and Goldsboro Parks and...

STOP the Funeral set to hold yearly redemption conference

The STOP The Funeral Initiative is planning its 2012 Drug Dealer/Gang Member Redemption Conference for Thursday and Friday. The conference will be held at Greenleaf Christian Church at 2110 N. William St. on Thursday and Friday for adults and...

Solar farms take look at Duplin County, Mount Olive

As clean energy looks to become a major contributor to the nation's power grid, North Carolina, and more specifically, Duplin County, is drawing millions of investment dollars in creating new solar farms. That includes a $250 million solar farm...