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Saturday, November 2, 2013

Mum's kitchen

A little girl walks into her mother's kitchen and begins to dream. It has been more than 30 years, but JoJo Morris can still see all that unfolded when the "camera" zeroed in on her. "I always used to...

Miss Goldsboro Pageant to be held Saturday at Paramount

Miss Goldsboro 2014 will be crowned Saturday night at the Paramount Theatre, along with the area's Outstanding Teen representative. Six contestants are vying for the title this year, while seven teens will be competing in the event, which starts...

Bikers ride for children, the hungry

Harley after Harley rumbled through Goldsboro Saturday afternoon, as more than 200 bikers rode from Smithfield to Shelton's Harley-Davidson for the 22nd annual H.O.G. Toy Run. The bikers were riding to the dealership for a cookout to raise money...

Voters will head to polls Tuesday

Voters in most of Wayne County's municipalities and all of its sanitary districts will go to the polls on Tuesday to choose new governing boards. Polls open at 6:30 a.m. and close at 7:30 p.m. Municipal elections are being...

Education forum will be held Thursday

Some of the state's most influential leaders in education will be on hand this week as part of a panel discussion on the subject, and the public is invited to be part of the audience. The 4th Quarter Hot...

Council set to discuss bond issue

The Goldsboro City Council will continue its discussion Monday regarding asking voters to pass a $18.9 million parks and recreation bond this May. The bond would fund the construction of a new W.A. Foster Recreation Center, a multi-sports complex,...

Record retirement

A short ceremony and a quick prayer. It takes just a few reverent moments before battered, tattered and soiled U.S. flags are retired with respect. And while the ceremony doesn't take long, Boy Scout Troop 64 leader Jason Schoenholz...

Local veteran honored

Some of Goldsboro's most notable veterans converged on the Wayne County Veterans Memorial Friday afternoon to honor a man characterized, by one of them, as a "giant" in the local veterans' community. Retired Marine Bill Carr, a Vietnam veteran...

Site could be perfect for proposed agricultural center

The old state-owned dairy property near Cherry Hospital has emerged as the favored site for a proposed $12 million Wayne County Regional Agricultural Center. The property is located across from O'Berry Center on Old Smithfield Road. While somewhat off...