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Monday, June 18, 2007

Officials warn of rabies concern

Pet owners need to stay educated and up-to-date on vaccinating their animals, say health officials concerned about the rise in rabies cases. Rabies, a fatal virus that attacks the brain and nervous system, can be transmitted from one animal to...

Sheriff eyes bill pending in Raleigh

As state legislators continue to work their way through a number of bills, Wayne County's commissioners aren't the only officials watching the General Assembly with interest this year. Sheriff Carey Winders also is keeping a close eye on the developments...

County to talk taxes at meeting Tuesday

On Tuesday, Wayne County residents will have the opportunity to tell the Board of Commissioners what they think about the proposed 2007-08 budget, and if the discussions around Goldsboro and other communities are any indication, most people are not looking...

Health Department will test mass medication response

An exercise in emergency preparedness is planned for later this month, geared toward the mass dispensing of medication, according to local health officials. Wayne County Health Department scheduled the drill for June 28 at Southern Wayne High School in Dudley....

Goldsboro appoints new city clerk

Goldsboro has a new city clerk -- but residents can expect to see a familiar face recording minutes at Goldsboro City Council meetings. Former deputy clerk Melissa Brewer, a Princeton native, was sworn into the post after Michelle Daw's resignation...

Public record

Arson Someone set fire to a Chevrolet and left it in the woods in the 800 block of Greenfield Cemetery Road. Thefts *Eloise Edwards reported someone knocked on her door in the 2100 block of William Street and asked to...

Bicycle club finishes annual ride Saturday

The Seyboro Cyclist Bicycle Club completed its fifth annual Double Century Saturday. The local club was joined by a group of cyclists from out-of-town as they headed out at 6 a.m. During the course of the day, the riders traveled...