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Friday, April 20, 2007

Building on former WCC campus slated for demolition this month

The old Wayne Community College administration building on U.S. 70 bypass is coming down. The property is owned by the state Eastern Region Vocational Rehabilitation Facility, which bought it in 1999. Demolition of the building started this month and is...

County rejects request for tower

Crown Castle International will not be building a new cellular telephone tower at its proposed location a mile-and-a-half south of Seymour Johnson Air Force Base after the Wayne County Board of Commissioners allowed the company's rezoning request to die when...

Warsaw preacher will answer sex charges

A 57-year-old pastor accused of fathering a child with a 12-year-old girl could spend a maximum of 32 years in prison for his alleged involvement with the youth, a Duplin County judge decided this week. Thomas Lindal Robinson of Clinton...

School district starts looking to fill teacher vacancies

Faced with baby boomers close to retirement, Wayne County Public Schools is working to replenish its teaching pool, hosting the annual job fair Saturday at Goldsboro High School. Marvin McCoy, assistant superintendent for human resources, said he is trying to...

County's volunteers honored

Red Cross volunteer Joanne Peterson received the President's Lifetime Call to Service Award Wednesday during a luncheon held to honor Wayne County residents who give their time to help their community. Ms. Peterson, who has been traveling nine years with...

Town sets date for trash cleanup

By Sunday, town officials are hoping Mount Olive will be looking a little fresher and a little cleaner. Hosting a town-wide litter sweep on Saturday, with sunny weather and temperatures in the upper-60s to lower-70s predicted, Town Manager Charlie Brown...

Public record

Shooting Goldsboro police are investigating a shooting that left a Goldsboro man injured Wednesday night. Antonio Kelvin McLean, 22, of Central Heights Road, was reportedly hanging out in the 600 block of East Elm Street at 8 p.m. when someone...