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Monday, February 3, 2014

Merchants join forces

After meeting three times, the revived Downtown Goldsboro Merchants' Association is going strong, its leaders say, with businesses banding together to boost the downtown district's economy. The association formed late last year as a collaboration of Wayne Turner of...

Fremont, Mount Olive seek portion of county trust fund money

Fremont town officials are hopeful that they can take advantage of a county trust fund to help erase their town's long-term debt and in doing so, clear the way for securing loans and grants for much-needed infrastructure projects. Mount...

Suspects arrested in thefts at farm

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office charged three men in a December robbery of more than $7,000 worth of farm equipment from Sleepy Creek Farms. The suspects, Jordan Daniel Legg, 21, of LaGrange, Corey Shane Willis, 22, of Seven Springs, and...

February blood drive schedule

Following is the February blood drive schedule for the Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross: Feb. 4 -- Wayne Community College from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 6 -- Butterball from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Feb....

Veterans writing workshop Wednesday

Local veterans can get an opportunity to express their feelings about their experiences in combat during a writing workshop Wednesday at Wayne Community College. North Carolina poet laureate Joseph Bathanti will speak Tuesday night about this year's selection for...

Goldsboro police charge two in car thefts

A Goldsboro police officer was injured this weekend during the arrest of two men charged with the attempted breaking and entering of 15 motor vehicles at Jackson Motor Sales at 411 N. William St. Sunday. Kevin Devon Hines, 42,...