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Friday, March 1, 2013

United in caring: It takes a community

Last year's United Way goal was to raise $1,234,000. Only 92 percent came in, or $1,136,250, officials said. Despite that, 2012 was a turning point for United Way -- introducing a strategic plan that has "laser-focus" on key community issues...

Transportation secretary outlines goals for new administration

Tony Tata, North Carolina's new transportation secretary, didn't bring promises of new highway projects or money for old ones during his Thursday stopover in Goldsboro. Rather, Tata used his time at the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce's Transportation Forum to...

District honors students with promise, hard work

Lisa Poandl and her husband, Jim, have always been proud of their two children. And, like most parents, they hope others see what they do. On Thursday night at Tommy's Road Elementary, they got their wish. PROMISE Awards, hosted each...

Council weighs hookah bars OK

Goldsboro City Council members passed the hookah at their meeting Feb. 18. Well, pictures of hookahs. The pictures were provided by Planning Director Randy Guthrie to illustrate what a handful of residents had expressed interest in: allowing the opening...

Smart Choices for Youth holds YouthBuild graduation ceremony

Smart Choices for Youth held its YouthBuild graduation recently, with Congressman G.K. Butterfield as the guest speaker. A number of young people earned accolades at the event. Many helped build seven homes over a period of 18 months with Habitat...

Latino festival Saturday at Wayne Center

Wayne County Reads will sponsor a festival Saturday to celebrate Latino heritage and culture as part of its focus on the book "Bless Me, Ultima," which was the book chosen for this year's program. The festival will be held...

Girl Scout Day at Tryon Palace

All Girl Scouts are invited to Tryon Palace for a full day of crafts, games and tours during Girl Scout Day on Saturday. Designed to help school-aged girls understand how food has defined our cultures and traditions over the years,...

Some DMVs will try hours on Saturday

The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles on Saturday will roll out expanded hours at a number of driver's license offices across the state, state Transportation Secretary Tony Tata said Thursday during a stopover in Goldsboro. The new schedule is an...