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Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Four hurt in morning crash

An unidentified woman is clinging to life after an early morning accident at the intersection of Dollard Town and Ditchbank roads. A Ford F-250 pickup collided with a Toyota Corolla at the crossing just before 7:45 a.m. Authorities have...

Living history

Tomas Garcia, 9, right, dressed as Colin Powell, speaks to teachers and fellow students on the life and achievements of the former Secretary of State during the fifth annual "Living Museum" held in Cathy Drew's fourth-grade class at Spring...

N.C. Pickle Festival makes state's list of Top 10 events

MOUNT OLIVE -- The North Carolina Pickle Festival, to the "dill-light" of its organizers, has been named one of the Top 10 Attractions in North Carolina by AmericaTheBeautiful.com. The festival, now in its 27th year, is scheduled for April...

City approves solar farm

Goldsboro will let the sunshine in now that its City Council has approved the first solar farm in the city limit. Strata Solar Development got the go-ahead Monday night to begin construction of its proposed 59-acre solar farm on...

Used computers to be collected Saturday

The Goldsboro Optimist Club will collect used computers from the public Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Sam's Club parking lot. The following items are needed for its Optimist Computers4Kids program: laptop, desktop and tower computers...

Turtle talk at the Cliffs

Park Ranger Crystal Lloyd talked Sunday afternoon about the different types of turtles that can be found in Cliffs of the Neuse State Park and along the Neuse River....

Board wants drivers, dialogue

School board members Tuesday night reiterated their stance on two issues -- providing a secure way for district teachers and staff to express concerns without fear of recrimination and finding bus drivers. On several occasions, John P. Grantham, board chairman,...

Artillery display highlight of Bentonville event

FOUR OAKS -- Said to be the "King of Battle," artillery played a key role in the 1865 battle of Bentonville. Come view the destructive firepower of massed artillery at Bentonville 148th anniversary program, "One Continuous Fire of Destruction," on...

Girl Scout cookie sales to end soon

Girl Scouts in Wayne County are making their final push this weekend as the annual cookie sales are coming to an end, even as they are in danger of falling short of their goal. Sunday is the last day...

House on Devereaux damaged by fire

Time and time again they transformed flames into plumes of smoke -- the dozen or so firefighters battling a structure fire at 1004 Devereaux St. Tuesday evening. But for the better part of a half-hour, each time it looked as...