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Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Olympians compete

Nana Griffin, 87, hits a ball during the croquet event at the 2013 Senior Games. More than 300 seniors will take part in this year's games, which are being held throughout the city. The events range from shuffleboard to...

District addresses sentencing

Now that former assistant superintendent Sprunt Hill has had his day in court, Wayne County Public Schools officials say they are relieved the more than three-year investigation is over and deny other school employees might be involved or that recent...

Internet cafes are on notice to close

As of midnight today, all Internet sweepstakes and video gaming establishments still in operation in Wayne County are subject to prosecution by the District Attorney's Office. The sweepstakes locations were ordered by law enforcement to shut down by May...

Arts Council to open annual juried art show

Entries in this year's National Juried Arts Show included a large photograph of a homeless man, a cast aluminum sculpture of a deer standing on a man hunched up on the ground -- painted bright orange -- and a...

Rescue squad gives truck back to Lions Club

On Saturday, after 60 years, the Goldsboro Rescue Squad's first ambulance was returned to the Goldsboro Lion's Club, which had donated it to the squad in 1953. "It went back to them for its final ride to the Lion's...

Annual Antique Farm Days starts Friday

DUDLEY -- Ralph McKeel jokes that his prediction that last year's Antique Farm Equipment Days would be the biggest ever is his same prediction for this year's. "It was the biggest one we had ever had," McKeel said. "It is...

Board to come up with 'critical' needs

A two-hour school board work session Tuesday afternoon concluded with no vote taken on the 2013-14 budget and recommendations for district officials to product a list of the most "critical needs" in the schools in time for Monday's regular meeting....

Jay Sauls to perform May 18 at Wayne Community College

It's been nearly a year since Jay Sauls took the leap and moved to the Big Apple. But the Goldsboro native says Wayne County will always be home. And next month he will bring his off-Broadway show to Moffatt...