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Friday, April 12, 2013

One dies in morning crash

Two separate wrecks this morning resulted in one fatality on U.S. 13 North, just north of George's Grill near Hood Swamp Road. In the first on U.S. 13 North, a black female, possibly in her mid-20s, appeared to have...

Assistant city manager says she's leaving

Assistant City Manager Tasha Logan is preparing to leave her post to take one in Rocky Mount, but she credits Goldsboro for fostering her love of local government, she said Thursday. Ms. Logan, who has worked for the city...

4th Fighter Wing officially confirms stand down

The 4th Fighter Wing confirmed this morning that the 336th Fighter Squadron was ordered to stand down in accordance with Air Combat Command's Tiered Readiness Plan. And the wing's commander, Col. Jeannie Leavitt, said the move would have "a significant...

County will bid library project

The Wayne County Commission Facilities Committee Thursday morning unanimously voted to recommend that the full commission proceed with bid letting within the next 30 to 45 days for a new Steele Memorial Library in Mount Olive. Committee member and commission...

They stayed together: Couple celebrates 80th anniversary

Robert Gerald still remembers the moment he first saw the young girl who would become his wife. It was 1931 and his family had just moved to Goldsboro. He was a student at Dillard High School. "She was outside playing...

Students write about abstinence

Area high school students are again being asked to write about why abstinence is the best choice for teens to prevent pregnancy. This marks the 11th year for the annual Abstinence Essay Contest, co-sponsored by the Health Department and...