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Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Wayne County Public Schools opening will be delayed two hours on Wednesday

Due to the threat of more frigid temperatures in the morning, Wayne County Public Schools will be on a two hour delay Wednesday, schools officials said today. The Schools have asked for all non-essential staff to report two hours after...

Pikeville police chief retiring

PIKEVILLE -- Pikeville Police Chief Paschal Tucker announced his retirement Monday night at a meeting of the Town Board. Tucker, 55, who has served as chief for five years, said his last day would be in mid February. Already...

Woman scratches off $100,000 winner

A Goldsboro woman has won one of four $100,000 top prizes in the state lottery's Jingle Big Ol' Bucks contest. Charlette Artis purchased the $5 ticket at the Hasty Mart on North Spence Avenue. After state and federal taxes...

Whooey, it's cold outside

Wayne County residents awoke to the coldest day in years this morning as a winter storm that has gripped the eastern half of the nation made its way into North Carolina overnight. Although there was no precipitation to create...

$18.9 million rec bond proposal moving forward

The Goldsboro City Council passed a resolution supporting an $18.9 million bond referendum for Parks and Recreation projects at its meeting Monday night. The resolution empowers city officials to proceed with preparations to have the bond ready for a...

Annual Beekeeping School set to begin

The Beekeepers of the Neuse Bee Club will hold its third annual Spring Beekeeping School this month. Three different class times will be offered at the Wayne County Cooperative Extension Office, 208 W. Chestnut St. The course is for...

Baddour to teach creative writing at Wayne Community College

A former humanities professor at Wayne Community College will return to campus to teach a creative writing course this spring. Now retired, Margaret Boothe Baddour, will lead the workshop-style continuing education class that starts later this month. The workshop-style...