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April 26, 2007 archives

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Thursday, April 26, 2007

New year, same plan for school facilities

After nearly two years of bantering and bickering between the school board and county commission, the Board of Education approved a facilities plan during work session Wednesday -- the same list of construction needs first proposed in 2005. The only...

Repairs at former city hall progress

Less than one month after Daniels and Daniels Construction Co. was awarded the project, crews have begun work on Goldsboro's original City Hall and officials said they expect the renovation and restoration work to be completed early next year. Project...

Bids should be out next week for new animal shelter

Wayne County officials are making the final refinements to the proposed design for a new animal shelter before the project goes out for bid sometime during the next week. After the bid process, which usually takes anywhere from 30 to...

Funeral home customers enoounter insurance scam

Grieving relatives who have recently lost a loved one -- beware. Criminals are working to bilk those who have experienced a recent death in the family out of money through an insurance scam, local officials say. Funeral homes in Hendersonville...

Hospital recognizes volunteers

Volunteers at Wayne Memorial Hospital do more than lighten the workload for others. They serve as ambassadors and make a difference in customer service, officials said recently during the annual volunteers' recognition luncheon. Awards were presented to those with outstanding...

Resurgent Grange working to boost community, not just agriculture interests

A fraternal organization formed more than a century ago to promote agriculture and the American rural community is making a resurgence in Wayne County. April is National Grange Month and Grange officials in the county say they believe the dramatic...

MOC Singers concert Friday

MOUNT OLIVE - The Mount Olive College Singers' Spring Fling Concert is scheduled for Fridayat 7:30 p.m. in the Southern Bank Auditorium of W. Burkette and Rose M. Raper Hall. The event is free and the public is invited. The...

Public record

Armed robbery Zelma Winslow told Goldsboro police Wednesday that an unknown man approached her while she was sitting in her vehicle in the 1200 block of Ash Street and asked for a light for his cigarette. The suspect pulled out...

Air base education fair May 8

Military personnel and their families are invited to an education fair sponsored by the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Education Office on May 8 from 4-7 p.m. at the Officer's Club ballroom. The event is intended for all military personnel,...