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Wednesday, July 13, 2005

P-51 Mustang

Air Mobility Command Museum Foundation Seymour Johnson Air Force Base is scheduled to receive a P-51 Mustang from the Air Mobility Command Museum at Dover Air Force Base. It isn't known if this exact plane SJAFB will receive, but...

Hospital considers 20 million dollar plan

The next phase of the master facility plan at Wayne Memorial Hospital is estimated to cost nearly $20 million. Ken Gerrard, chairman of the building and grounds committee, told the board of directors Tuesday some of the buildings that need...

City organizing neighborhood meetings for fall

Goldsboro officials could take to the streets to combat crime, litter, dilapidated housing and other problems. City Manager Joe Huffman and his staff are organizing a series of neighborhood meetings this fall. No schedule has been set, but the first...

Planning board wants to ease restrictions on small road signs

The Wayne County Planning Board agreed Tuesday night to amend the county sign ordinance to exempt small business signs from its current restrictions. Connie Price, the county planning director, said changing the ordinance will give local businesses more opportunities to...

Taylor hopes for 'positive progress'

With their next meeting set for early August, members of the Wayne County Commission and the county Board of Education are reaffirming their determination to not only reach an agreement on a budget for the next fiscal year, but to...

Base to add vintage plane to inventory

Seymour Johnson Air Force Base will soon add a prized piece of its history to the aircraft display at 4th Fighter Wing headquarters. The P-51 Mustang, a standout in the air battles of World War II, will add to the...

Mount Olive has 9 filers for 3 races

Mount Olive now has nine candidates and three races on this fall's ballot, while four other Wayne County municipalities have no candidates at all. Filing for the fall elections opened July 1, but so far no one has entered the...

Public records

Passenger injured in wreck with Fremont chief A passenger was injured Tuesday when the car in which she was riding collided with Fremont Police Chief Ben Reid's patrol car at North William Street and Norwood Avenue, Goldsboro police reported. Amzon...

WCC, Wachovia join East Carolina in offering teaching degree program

The College of Education at East Carolina University will begin this fall offering teaching degrees in elementary education, special education and middle grades education through an agreement with Wachovia and Wayne Community College. The degree programs come in response to...

Man pleads guilty to running illegal slaughterhouse

A Seven Springs man has pleaded guilty to operating an illegal slaughterhouse. Jose Luis Morales was given a 45-day suspended sentence, ordered to pay a $250 fine and placed under unsupervised probation for two years. Morales was charged last year...

Duplin 4-H members win 41 district medals

BEULAVILLE -- Duplin 4-H'ers have brought home 41 district medals. Duplin County placed first among the state's 100 counties in the annual 4-H District Activity Day held in each of seven districts in the state. Duplin County had the largest...

CD promotes Pickle Festival

MOUNT OLIVE -- A promotional compact disc of the North Carolina Pickle Festival is being distributed across the East Coast. The CD was made by the Pickle Festival committee with a $2,500 grant fromthe Greater Goldsboro Travel and Tourism office....

Briefly

Ice cream social will be Tuesday What's better in the July heat than ice cream? Free ice cream. The Downtown Goldsboro Development Corporation's annual ice cream social will be Tuesday from 4-6 p.m. at Pedestrian Plaza, which is on the...