Log in

Sign up

February 16, 2014 archives

View Archive

Sunday, February 16, 2014

City crime numbers are in

Black males are three times more likely to be arrested for a drug crime in Goldsboro than white males, says a study done over the past five years. The Goldsboro Police Department released its annual Uniform Crime Report recently....

Are you part of the Majesty York fan club?

A Goldsboro girl has made it to the top 30 on "American Idol," and we want you to help us get her to the next step. Next week is a critical week for votes -- the top 12 will be...

Dogs of all shapes, sizes 'woof' it up

Wayne County residents came out for all things canine Saturday to the Wayne Regional Agricultural Fairgrounds for the first Woof Fest, sponsored by the Curtis Media Group. The festivities included vendor booths, competitions and exhibitions by both airmen from...

WCC: Use Pinterest for business marketing

The Wayne Business and Industry Center will offer the free seminar "Small Business Marketing with Pinterest" 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday in Room 104 of the Walnut Building on Wayne Community College's main campus in Goldsboro. Strategic use of...

Red Cross offers pet first aid app

A new app recently released gives iPhone and Android smart phone users instant access to expert information on how to maintain their pet's health and what to do during emergencies. The Red Cross' new Pet First Aid App costs...

Daddies' girls

Ernesto DiVittorio holds his 4-year-old daughter Jaclyn as they dance the night away during the Father/Daughter Dance at the Goldsboro YMCA on Friday. Roughly 100 daddy-daughter combos attended the event....

Mayor takes on role of president of NCLM

A new year means a new initiative for the North Carolina League of Municipalities under the banner of the 2013-14 league president, Mayor Al King. Since taking over in October, King has made it his goal to expand involvement with...

Black History Parade features bands, grand marshal

For Vicky Darden and Sheila Oates, it has been five years of running around behind the scenes to make sure the Black History Parade goes off without a hitch. This year, they come with the experience to make the...

Farmers make trip to talk issues

A visit to Washington, D.C., from a group of Wayne County farmers didn't make waves in the nation's capital, but at least it had North Carolina legislators talking. A total of 14 Wayne County farmers and agribusiness professionals took...

School board approves $40 million for new schools

The Wayne County Board of Education is proceeding with a $40 million plan to build high-performance (energy efficient) middle schools in the Grantham and Spring Creek communities through a lease-purchase agreement with a developer. The school board would make...