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Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Commission wants to decide on tax

With their expenses looking to increase dramatically over the coming years -- about $8.3 million in Medicaid expenses in 2007-08 and school construction costs on the horizon -- Wayne County officials have asked the state General Assembly for permission to...

Goldsboro asks county for money for projects

PIKEVILLE -- With construction on the new Paramount Theater under way and the new Community Building looming, the City of Goldsboro is asking the Wayne County Board of Commissioners for $300,000 for each of the next 10 years. The request...

In loving memory of Cavion

Danielle Holloway remembers when her 5-year-old son, Cavion, told her not to cry -- that he would be OK. She thinks about the day that started out with a bloody nose and ended with a shocking diagnosis. She longs for...

Seymour Johnson AFB officials prepared for safe air show

It could have happened anytime, anywhere -- even during the Wings Over Wayne Airshow. So when the Blue Angels Navy Flight Demonstration Team's No. 6 jet crashed during a performance over Beaufort, S.C., it came as no surprise that potential...

Pikeville robbery suspect nabbed

Pikeville police arrested a Goldsboro teen who allegedly robbed Howell Brothers grocery store at gunpoint last week. Kenneth Ray Spruill Jr., 17, of West Lockhaven Drive, was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon in connection with the incident, Pikeville...

Pate receives local BSA honor

Mike Pate of the Pate-Dawson Co. was named the recipient of the 2007 Wayne County Distinguished Citizen Award Monday night at the Torhunta Boy Scout District's annual banquet. Organizers say it was the most well-attended banquet they remember, with 240...

Mount Olive College art show opens Wednesday

MOUNT OLIVE -- The Mount Olive College Department of Art and Visual Communications will present its annual student show on Wednesday. An opening reception will be held from 4-7 p.m. in the Student Art Gallery in Laughinghouse Hall. This exhibit...

All-County Band concert Thursday night at Dillard

More than 100 of Wayne County Public Schools' top band students will participate in the 2007 All-County Band Festival on Thursday evening at Dillard Middle School. Accomplished professionals will direct the talented group of middle and high school students. The...

Wayne County Public Schools lunch menu for the week of April 30

Monday -- Breakfast: ham biscuit; Lunch: sausage pizza, burrito w/salsa, corn niblets, pinto beans, chilled pear halves, red delicious apple, garden salad. Tuesday -- Breakfast: cinnamon bun; Lunch: beef-a-roni w/bread stick, turkey salad on lettuce w/crackers, steamed broccoli, corn on...