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Friday, May 6, 2005

cutline for boss photo

HONORINGAGREATBOSS: District Court Judge Joseph E. Sezter, Jr. was named 2005 Boss of the Year by the Goldsboro Charter Chapter of the American Business Women's Association. Pictured are, from left, Harriett Walton, arbitration coordinator who nominated Judge Setzer, Judge Setzer,...

Bridge at new 117 and Ash a top priority

City and county officials agreed Thursday on a proposed list of local road projects -- except for one county commissioner. County Commissioner Andy Anderson disagreed with making the construction of a bridge and cloverleaf intersection as the No. 1 priority...

City police cars get makeover

Goldsboro's police cars are getting their first makeover in 17 years. The old blue and gold police shield, used on the car doors since 1987, is being replaced with the word police in blue, black and white and the word...

Grandmother among graduates

Rosa Towner has 17 grandchildren and a great-granddaughter. On Thursday night, she became a high school graduate. And she did not just get her diploma, either. She was valedictorian at ... well, she won't admit to exactly how many...

Chancellor visits Goldsboro on 'Carolina Connects' tour

The chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, James Moeser, was in Goldsboro on Thursday as part of a campaign to strengthen connections between the university and the people who live across the state. Through his "Carolina...

Gaylor new EDC chairman

Charlie Gaylor has been elected the new chairman of the Wayne County Economic Development Commission. Gaylor is a Goldsboro lawyer and currently serves as EDC vice chairman. He was elected to the position Wednesday by a unanimous vote of commission...

Public records (05-06)

Two injured Two people were injured in a one-truck wreck at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of Spence Avenue and U.S. 70 bypass, Goldsboro police said. Milford Glenn Newcomb, 55, and his passenger, Elizabeth Newcomb, 55, both of Comet...

Public hearing set on annexation of Duplin Commons

KENANSVILLE -- The town board will hold a public hearing at 6 p.m. on June 6 at Town Hall to hear how people feel about annexing Duplin Commons. The Kenansville town board is then expected to decide during its regular...

Harris named Officer of Year

From staff reports A 10-year veteran at Neuse Correctional Institution in Goldsboro has been selected as one of 11 Correctional Officers of the Year in North Carolina. Sgt. Larry Harris was honored with a framed certificate during a ceremony before...

May Bloodmobile sched

Bloodmobile schedule The May Bloodmobile schedule for the Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross has been announced. May 10: Red Cross chapter house, 600 N. George St., by appointment only by calling 735-7201. May 11: St. Luke United...

Dudley at national conference

From staff reports Wayne Boys and Girls Clubs director Mary Ann Dudley was among a record 3,000 youth workers who attended the 99th Annual National Conference of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America in San Diego. One of the...