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Monday, November 4, 2013

Longtime Goldsboro tire shop closes doors

Gas was 79 cents a gallon when White's Tires moved to Ash Street from its building on John Street in 1982. Used tires started at just $5 a tire. The gas pumps are gone now and so is the...

Altercation ends with gunshots

Several gunshots fired inside the Beestown Grocery at 905 S. Slocumb St. late Friday damaged a cooler and sent one man to Wayne Memorial Hospital, where he was admitted for treatment, according to a Goldsboro police report. The glass...

Voters heading to polls Tuesday

The 13 days of one-stop voting drew 256 people who cast their ballots in the handful of municipal and sanitary district board elections to be decided Tuesday. The polls will be open from 6:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. The...

Literacy program back on agenda

Representatives from Literacy Connections of Wayne County will once again be before Wayne County commissioners when they update the board Tuesday on the agency's funding plans. The meeting will start with an agenda briefing at 8 a.m. followed by...

Mount Olive College visitation day to be held Monday, Nov. 11

MOUNT OLIVE -- People interested in attending Mount Olive College will have the chance to visit campus, Monday, Nov. 11. Registration is required for the visitation day and will begin at 9:30 a.m. in the Lois K. Murphy Regional...

Career bytes

In the three years since the launch of Microsoft IT Academies in high schools around the country, North Carolina students and teachers have earned more than 100,000 professional certifications through the program and Wayne County Public Schools has proven to...

Debbie Worley appointed to WCC board of trustees by governor

Debbie E. Worley has been appointed by Gov. Pat McCrory to the Wayne Community College board of trustees. Mrs. Worley is co-owner and operator with her husband, Bryant, of Bryant Worley Farms in western Wayne County. A graduate of...

Commissioners trim some nonprofit funds

The budget adopted earlier this year by Wayne County commissioners reduced direct county funding for nonprofit organizations by $674,051.30. The total was reduced from $1,532,942.3 to $858,891, thanks mostly to eliminating $640,000 for Eastpointe. The 2013-14 total includes two...

Casey Sutton to sing in finals of national competition in January

Goldsboro native Casey Sutton will compete in finals of Texaco Country Showdown Jan. 16 at 7 p.m. in Nashville, Tenn. It will be held in the historic Ryman Auditorium. Recently, Casey won the Northeast Regional round of the competition...