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Sunday, June 17, 2007

Wayne Community College celebrates 50th anniversary

From its days known as "Bypass U" or "Trailer City" to becoming a leading educational institution, Wayne Community College leaders past and present lauded its rich 50-year history Friday during rededication ceremonies. Portraits of the college's four presidents were also...

Baby hurt in fire

A 2-month-old baby boy was burned in a fire that broke out around noon Friday at Casey's Trailer Park on U.S. 70 East. Guadalupe Garnica, 18, and her infant son, Jose Hernandez Jr., were inside of their mobile home at...

Chamber group honors Seymour Johnson airmen, families

Jacob White had never really jousted before. The 4-year-old could barely keep his balance on the inflatable ring set up on the Debden Park green. But none of that seemed to matter when he saw his 6-year-old brother, Joshua, standing...

Wayne Transportation Committee sets priorities

With traffic beginning to pick up on the new U.S. 117 bypass and improvements continuing up and down the U.S. 70 corridor, officials from Wayne County, Goldsboro, Mount Olive and other county municipalities turned an eye toward future transportation...

Duplin will eye budget Monday

The Duplin County Board of Commissioners is expected to approve its $47.5 million 2007-08 budget Monday night. Meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the Duplin Commons Auditorium, the commissioners will likely bring to a close a debate that has been...

Budget on City Council agenda for Monday night

Eight public hearings and potential approval of the recommended 2007-2008 fiscal year budget are on the docket for Monday's meeting of the Goldsboro City Council. The hearings cover a variety of issues, from zoning to conditional land use requests. The...

Wayne County Court records; public record

Wayne County Superior Court These cases have been heard in Wayne County Superior Court: *Tishan Devon Geiger, 22, Maple Street, possession of stolen firearm, eight to 10 months to serve. *Mario Young, 21, Bright Street, possession with intent to sell...