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Thursday, May 30, 2013

Inmate fighting for new look at his case

William Jackson Neal, who is serving two life sentences for the rape of a 12-year-old girl, a crime for which another man spent 18 years in jail, wants a new trial or a change in his sentence. Neal was convicted...

Study: Some VFDs should be merged

Changes might or might not be coming for local fire departments as the county commissioners weigh the results of a study of their operations. The draft study suggests smaller departments merge with larger ones, that the duties of the county...

Changes are in progress at several of city's parks

City officials say several changes are planned at Goldsboro's parks over the summer. The construction of new basketball courts at Berkeley Park is set to be completed by mid-June, as well as the installation of two beach volleyball courts...

Homes for foreign students sought

In a tradition that has lasted more than 15 years, host families are being sought in the Goldsboro area for visiting students from Europe through the Terr Linga Terra Linques program out of East Carolina University. Eight high school students...

Businesses honored at chamber event

Wayne County's 2013 Small Business of the Year nominees and winners were announced during the "Schmoozapalooza!" Business Expo held at Berkeley Mall on May 21. The awards are sponsored by the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce and the Wayne...