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Friday, September 7, 2007

Chamber is offering tours of SJAFB

New to town? Always wanted to see what's actually behind the gates at the end of Berkeley Boulevard and Slocumb Street? Now is the time, as the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce prepares to begin offering free tours of Seymour...

Eureka and Fremont working to solve sewer woes

Mary Dubberly fondly recalls cheaper sewer bills for Geddy's Cafe when she opened on Main Street in Eureka about five years ago. That was before sewer crises beset both Eureka and her nearby hometown of Fremont in northern Wayne County....

Should small towns be in the sewer business at all?

Multi-million dollar projects to patch sewers in Fremont and Eureka are nearing completion, financed mostly by grant money. Eureka's project -- which cost about $1.3 million -- got funding from the Clean Water Management Trust Fund and the state's Rural...

Schools again chief topic at meeting

The ever-present issues of education and school funding were once again front and center Thursday night as the Wayne County Board of Commissioners hosted its fifth town hall meeting, this time at Spring Creek High School. With the crowd slacking...

School supplies being sought

SunCom Wireless has joined with Wayne County Public Schools to supply needed learning materials for students and teachers. A supply drive will be held through the month of September at the business on North Berkeley Boulevard. The public is asked...

Officer, EMS worker resign

A Goldsboro police officer resigned from the department Thursday after being accused of assault in Lenoir County, the police chief said. Officer Rusty Ray Herring had been a police officer with Goldsboro police for 31/2 years, Chief Tim Bell said....

Public record

Thefts *Officials at Deacon Jones Nissan on West Grantham Street reported two vehicles stolen from the car lot. A Nissan Sentra and Pathfinder, both 2007 models, were reported missing. The estimated value of the two vehicles was set at $41,233....