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Thursday, September 20, 2007

Not sure about Goldsboro rules for water conservation?

The continued drought forced the Goldsboro City Council to impose mandatory water restrictions this week. Despite several inches of rain over the weekend, water supplies remain at a critical low. Public Utilities Director Karen Brashear said the current drought is...

Library board asks commissioners to consider expanding Wayne system

The Wayne County Public Library Board wants bigger libraries and the money needed to run them. Library Trustees Board Chairman Cathy Moran presented a long-range plan to county commissioners on Tuesday, with hopes that they will find a way to...

Marshals capture murder suspect

Federal marshals took custody of a Goldsboro murder suspect in Louisville, Ky., Wednesday morning after an investigator here tipped them off, authorities said. The U.S. Marshals Service arrested Dennis "Crazy Jeff" Cleveland Young, 25, without incident, most likely at the...

Victim, 45, identified; teen dies in crash

Investigators released the name of a man killed in a motorcycle accident Wednesday morning on U.S. 13 South. Thomas Lester Brantley, 45, of Fayetteville died instantly when his motorcycle was struck by a van trying to pass a 10-wheel tractor-trailer,...

ECU professor talks about Hispanic immigration to Goldsboro Rotary Club

Immigration expert and East Carolina University anthropology professor David Griffith doesn't think the flow of immigrants into the United States, and into southeastern North Carolina in particular, is going to slow anytime soon. Between the 1990 and the 2000 censuses,...

Health Department to increase two fees for vaccines

The Board of Health approved slight fee increases for two vaccine services Wednesday, and learned about plans to update the Health Department's computer system in the coming year. Health Director James Roosen also announced the receipt of three grants and...

Public record

Armed robbery Bobby Herron, who works for Floorpro of Louisville, Ky., reported that a black man, about 6-feet tall and 180 pounds, knocked on his door around 6 a.m. on Tuesday at motel at 801 East U.S. 70 bypass. Herron...

Teacher mini-grant deadline is October 1

The deadline for teachers to submit mini-grant applications to the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce Education Committee is Monday, Oct. 1. The maximum amount for each mini-grant is $500. Grant applications are available on-line at www.waynecountypublicschools.org or at www.waynecountychamber.com. All...

Junior Leadership application deadline Monday

Monday is the deadline for applying for the Junior Leadership Wayne County program. The program is open to high school juniors who have demonstrated leadership potential and want to learn more about Wayne County. Applications are available at all high...