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Sunday, January 28, 2007

Now Advocating for performance

No citizen in the low-wealth community would oppose building new schools "if they are needed," says one local advocacy group, touting the urgency to first focus on raising student achievement levels. Advocates of Goldsboro and Wayne County was organized in...

Consultant tells commissioners tax hike a must

A property tax rate increase of at least 5.5 cents would be needed over the next two years to pay for the capital improvement projects facing Wayne County, a consultant told the county commissioners Friday during a day-long annual planning...

National Guard units waiting for deployment

Three years ago, members of the National Guard's 230th Brigade Support Battalion were in Iraq assisting the 1st Infantry Division, the U.S. Army's oldest continuously serving group. Since their return, things at the guard's Goldsboro-housed armory have been relatively quiet....

Task force takes aim at gangs in county

Wayne County Sheriff Carey Winders knows that the two chief money makers for gangs are drug pushing and the illegal sale of weapons. To stop the flow of drugs and weapons in the community, Winders tapped 1st Sgt. Max Staps,...

Chaplain will soon serve new flock on battlefields of Iraq

In a few months, perhaps sooner, Lt. Cmdr. Freddie Barnes, a chaplain in the U.S. Navy Reserves, will be headed to Iraq. Today he is delivering his last sermon at New Spirit Church Ministries, the William Street church he helped...

Public record

Wayne County Superior Court *Cynthia Lee, 40, of Courtyard Circle, possession of cocaine, sentenced 10 to 12 months Department of Corrections. *Allen Pride, 27, of Courtyard Circle, misdemeanor possession of marijuana, sentenced 15 days Wayne County Jail, 12 months supervised...