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When the sun goes down Tuesday, the lights will come up  as the city of Goldsboro hosts the annual Downtown Lights Up event in front of City Hall.

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Wade Leatham has asked for a recount in his challenge for the Wayne County Board of of Education District 6 seat, which longtime school-board member Rick Pridgen has held on to with a slim margin of victory from the Nov. 6 mid-term election.

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The Partnership for Children of Wayne County has celebrated its 20th anniversary by reflecting on past and present accomplishments and announcing new leadership.

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Goldsboro High School and Wayne School of Engineering received another threatening message for the third day in a row.

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A juvenile suspect, in the bomb threat sent to Greenwood Middle School on Nov. 7, was arrested Tuesday and taken to New Hanover County Juvenile Detention Center.

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A clash between Shycole Simpson-Carter, Goldsboro’s community outreach director, and Councilman Antonio Williams is likely headed to federal court after Chief District Court Judge Elizabeth Heath denied Simpson-Carter’s request for a no-contact order against Williams Tuesday.

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The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a flood warning for the Neuse River from Thursday afternoon until further notice, or until the warning is canceled.

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After being named Miss Goldsboro’s Outstanding Teen in 2016, Isabella Gaines set her sights on the Miss Goldsboro title.

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MOUNT OLIVE — Vietnam veteran Hobart Yates had words of thanks and of warning for those gathered for Sunday’s Veterans Day ceremony.

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Hundreds of children throughout Wayne County would wake up Christmas morning with little to nothing under their tree if it was not for the Angel Tree program.

Goldsboro police have identified the 17-year-old who died from injuries he sustained in a shooting on Saturday.

School officials and law enforcement were notified of an 11-year-old Carver Heights Elementary student who brought an air-soft gun to school Friday afternoon.

With 100 percent of precincts reporting in Wayne County, Republican incumbents have largely come out ahead among Wayne County voters.

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Wayne County sheriff deputies arrested five people and seized stolen vehicles involved in a alleged chop shop operation on Thigpen Dairy Road.

The Goldsboro-Wayne Transportation Authority will offer a week of free bus rides to active duty military members and veterans starting Monday.

The N.C. State Board of Education voted Thursday to delay its decision on whether to assume control of Carver Heights Elementary School after the school has continued to rank low in academic scores.

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As a pre-emptive move before the state board of education makes its decision today about the status of Carver Heights Elementary School, Wayne County Public Schools announced the hiring of two new administrators and transferred principal Cortrina Smith to another role.

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Hurricane Florence brought more floodwaters to Wayne County this year than Hurricane Matthew did in 2016.

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The Nov. 6 election for the District 10 House race pits six-year veteran and Republican House Majority Leader John Bell against Democratic newcomer Tracy Blackmon.

Paxton Media Group announced Wednesday the purchase of the Goldsboro News-Argus from Wayne Printing Company.

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Wayne Forward, a local coalition focused on addressing poverty in Wayne County, will present a progress report at its first poverty summit on Nov. 14 at the Goldsboro Event Center.

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Expanding Medicaid, improving health care and education and finding a less political approach to redistricting will top Democrat David Brantley’s priorities if he is elected to the state Senate District 7 seat in next Tuesday’s midterm election.

The Wayne County Board of Education continues its fight to retain control of Carver Heights Elementary School, voting Tuesday to seek approval from the state board of education of a Restart application to turn around the low-performing school.

After a six-month investigation, three women living at The Grand at Day Point public housing were arrested on several drug and alcohol charges Monday.

There’s something good growing at the Wayne County Public Library — both people and plants — says librarian Donna Phillips.

A group of concerned citizens, along with Goldsboro Police Chief Mike West, Goldsboro Fire Chief Joseph Dixon and Wayne County Sheriff Larry Pierce came together for a roundtable talk at Rebuilding Broken Places last week.

Dr. Jeremy Thompson will be in concert Friday at 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church. He will be on the Goulding and Wood organ.

Wayne County sheriff deputies arrested five people and seized stolen vehicles involved in a alleged chop shop operation on Thigpen Dairy Road.

Brittany Combs, right, pulls her 3-year-old son, Zachary Combs, in a wagon all bundled up and ready to go Saturday morning for the awareness walk at Cornerstone Commons in Goldsboro to benefit Dementia Alliance of North Carolina. The annual event for the organization, formerly known as Alzhe…