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Sunday, October 1, 2006

School officials say county has to provide facilities

No matter how the county commissioners might feel about the quality of Wayne County's schools, their obligation to provide adequate facilities is the only issue that should be on the table right now, Wayne County Public Schools officials say. Superintendent...

Rosewood next on school meetings' schedule

Parents and residents in the Rosewood area will get their opportunity to voice concerns to the Facilities Master Plan Team during Monday night's community meeting at Rosewood High School. The Rosewood meeting, which will begin at 6:30 p.m. is the...

GATEWAY routes will run earlier

Each fixed route of the Goldsboro Area Transportation Express of Wayne County will be adjusted by 15 minutes beginning Monday, officials said. Goldsboro-Wayne Trans-portation Authority director Stephen Wright said each route during the day will run earlier than usual. Wright...

County adding 3 employees to payroll

Wayne County officials could spend about $160,000 to hire more employees in the next year in an effort to reduce costs and to oversee upcoming projects. Although the county has already hired a recycling coordinator, officials said they will seek...

Flu, pneumonia shots available at The Pines

From staff reports Maxim Health Systems is teaming with The Pines of Goldsboro Assisted Living to offer immunizations to people who are at high risk of developing complications from the flu and people who live or work with high-risk individuals....

Round and round they go ...

Clayton Stiles would have screamed if the sudden fall hadn't taken his breath. Even with a few rides under his belt, the 14-year-old said he was "caught off guard" when his seat on the Super Shot that had been ascending...

Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair schedule

Sunday, Oct. 1 1 p.m. - Gates open 1 p.m. - Midway opens 2 p.m. - Demolition Derby 2 p.m. - "The Almost Amazing Rex" 2-8 p.m. - Kid's Club "Discover Agriculture" Contest 9:30 p.m. - Gates close Monday, Oct....

Don Best honored by Red Cross

Don Best was named the Red Cross Volunteer of the Year at an awards luncheon Friday at Herman Park Center. This is the fifth year that the Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross has presented the award to...

Public record

Investigations The Goldsboro Police Department is investigating these reports: *Ronrico Montrell Ayers told police someone stole his 2000 Nissan Altima valued at $7,000 fromhis home on Hopkins Street. *Community Federal Credit Union at 2401 E. Ash., St., reported Friday that...

Shoe store to reopen next week after crash

An Atlanta man plowed into the Payless shoe store in the Wal-Mart shopping center Thursday evening prompting three young children and seven other customers to dive out of the vehicle's path. David Harrell Mathis, 46, of Chamblee-Tucker Road, was...

Operation Christmas Child drive begins

Adamsville Baptist Church is beginning its annual Operation Christmas Child drive to collect boxes of gifts for needy children around the world. The program is a project of Samaritan's Purse International Relief, led by the Rev. Franklin Graham, the son...