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Consultant's reports on school facilities is back

The Wayne County Board of Commissioners and Board of Education will meet Monday to listen to a consultant's long-awaited presentation concerning the finances and facilities needs of the county's public school system. Wayne County Manager Lee Smith said Dr. Linda...

Plan for Paramount gets rave reviews

Another turn in the Paramount Theater saga means more reaction from Goldsboro and Wayne County residents -- and the latest news has been met with excitement. Members of the arts community said they were happy to hear this week's news...

Events set for Relay kickoff

The 17th annual Relay for Life will be a celebration, complete with live entertainment, lots of food and some games. Teams will gather May 19-20 at Wayne Community College with a goal of $550,000 -- and more than $370,000 already...

480 graduate from Wayne Community College

Michelle Buchanan sat in wonder outside the Wayne Learning Center at Wayne Community College Friday night, still not believing all that stood between her and college graduation was a walk across the stage and the turn of a tassel. She...

Libraries will ask state leaders for more funding

Wayne County Library director Jane Rustin and some of her counterparts across the state say members of the General Assembly need to take another look at the importance of libraries to their communities as they begin setting priorities for...

Lawmakers say state employee raise likely

State employees have the best chance to see a significant pay raise that they have had in several years, legislators said Saturday. Three Wayne area lawmakers met with members of the State Employees Association for breakfast at Wilber's Barbecue. The...

No new leads in armed robberies

No news is not good news for law-enforcement agencies investigating crimes. The Wayne County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate three armed robberies and an attempted armed robbery in the northern side of the county. But Capt. George Raecher, who heads...

Superior Court

Wayne County Superior Court These cases have been heard in Wayne County Superior Court: *Jamie Antonio Johnson, 35, Goldsboro, common-law robbery (habitual felon), 80 to 105 months. *Derrick Anthony William-son, 39, Goldsboro, breaking and entering of a place of worship,...

Public record

Robbery attempt Wayne Sheriff's Office investigators believe someone tried to break into the Wild Indian Gun Co. at 2305 U.S. 13 North about 2:20 a.m. Saturday. Store owner Todd Gurganus said he saw two black men running from the store....

District Court

Wayne County District Court These cases have been heard in Wayne County District Court: *Lori Graham, 38, Nelson Drive, assault and battery, not guilty. *Natasha Owens, 30, Raleigh, assault with a deadly weapon, dismissed; communicating threats, not guilty. *James Arren...