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Sunday, June 2, 2013

City motto entries being sought

A month after the city of Goldsboro announced a contest to adopt a city motto, more than 250 people have submitted proposed phrases, city officials are saying. The contest is part of a larger branding effort to give Goldsboro...

Council to eye bid on property

The Goldsboro City Council will consider an offer of $500,000 by The Little Bank for the former Arts Council of Wayne County property at the corner of Ash Street and Spence Avenue at its meeting Monday night. The city...

Toddler killed in hit and run

MOUNT OLIVE -- The public's help is being sought in locating the driver of the vehicle that struck and killed a 21-month-old boy Friday afternoon after the child apparently wandered to the edge of Garners Chapel Road about 15 miles...

Tough guy

Cameron Hope rushes to find his self-made maple seed, a simple construction of paper with a snip and a fold here and there designed to drift slowly to the ground -- just like its namesake. It doesn't work the...

Seven Springs reunion to be held June 29

Seven Springs High School may not be standing anymore, but those who once learned in its halls are looking to remember their high school days with a school reunion from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 29, at Maynard's Nightclub....

Fly-in

Members of the Grantham Aero Club held their Spring Fly-In Saturday at the Grantham Airport. Club officials said there were more than 30 aircraft on display throughout the daylong event, giving the public a chance to view the aircraft...

Madeline Edwards receives UNC Kenan scholarship

A local opera singer who became a household name in Wayne County when she was a little girl just added another accomplishment to her already impressive resume. Madeline Edwards, who recently graduated from the high school program at the North...

Dive team dogs undergo training exercise

Barks and splashes echoed across the water at Walnut Creek's Lake Wackena on Saturday as K-9 members of the Wayne County Sheriff's Office tracked the scent of submerged divers sitting on the bottom of Lake Wackena. One of the...

Born Learning festival draws big crowd to park

"That is the same horse that I had," 4-year-old Kayla Keifer said excitedly. "It went just (the) right (pace). It was a bigger horse than Madison's." "I was riding a little pony," said her 2-year-old sister Madison. The sisters, who...