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Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Resegregation, Goldsboro parents focus on inequities

City residents blasted the school system Monday night -- not just about the proposed $90 million "brick and mortar" facilities plan up for discussion -- but about issues of segregation and inequities at schools in the central attendance area. The...

Officials meet to talk about plans for U.S.70

The Goldsboro City Council and the Wayne County Board of Commissioners met Monday afternoon in the hopes that both bodies will approve an access management plan to protect the existing and future corridors of U.S. 70. Representatives from Kimley-Horn, a...

Daughter speaks at Cox trial

Cora "Bailey" Maynard doesn't remember what she got for Christmas in 2004, but she knows what happened the day her father died. The 10-year-old remembers because she was there on New Year's Day when her father, Michael Shawn Maynard, 30,...

Owners protest shelter location

Business owners along Wayne Memorial Drive say they agree that the county needs a new animal shelter -- they just don't want it in their neighborhood. Several property owners spoke against a rezoning request by Wayne County officials to change...

Duplin asks to meet with JAS officials on lawsuit

ALBERTSON -- Duplin commissioners want to meet with officials from an ambulance service suing the county in the wake of alleged wrongdoing involving Duplin's emergency services director and another employee. Commissioners asked county attorney Wendy Sivori at their meeting Monday...

Warsaw man charged in multi-county theft ring

KENANSVILLE — A Warsaw man has been charged in connection with a multi-county theft ring area law enforcement officials say took orders from “customers” and then stole high-priced equipment to fill those requests. At a press conference Monday, sheriff’s...

The proposal from the county schools

Here is the background information provided from Wayne County Public Schools about schools in the central attendance area of the county, presented to those attending Monday night's public forum with the master facilities plan committee to discuss construction needs. It...

Jury selected for Wayne murder trial

Six women, six men and one male alternate juror were selected Monday to hear the case of a 29-year-old man who allegedly murdered another man during a gun battle in the summer of 2004. The murder trial of Tavaris Kinte...

Red Cross blood drive Thursday

Blood levels across the nation are critically low. To help make up the shortage, the Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross is holding an emergency blood drive Thursday from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the chapter house at...

School lunch menus

The following are menus for the Wayne County Public Schools for the week of Sept. 25-29. Monday -- Breakfast: sausage biscuit. Lunch: stuffed crust cheese pizza, baked pork chop with rice, gravy and whole wheat roll, butter beans, steamed carrots,...