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Sunday, April 20, 2008

Wayne Republicans oppose sales tax addition

The Wayne County Republican Party is coming out today against the quarter-cent sales tax increase that residents will have the opportunity to vote on during the May 6 primary. Planning an all-out media blitz with newspaper and radio advertisements...

School decision on Memorial Day draws ire

Memorial Day, a federal holiday commemorating the lives of men and women who have died in military service, will be a regular day of classes this year for Wayne County Public Schools. And the decision has military parents and veterans...

Wayne Democrats gather to firm election battle plan

The Wayne County Democratic Party's annual convention Saturday turned into a candidates' forum, with 18 candidates running for everything from state Senate to county register of deeds taking the podium. Five of the six Democrats seeking the seat held by...

Beny is back home again

Within a few hours of word getting out about a missing airman named Beny, 4th Fighter Wing Staff Sgt. Jamie Emerson was in tears. She got a call Friday afternoon from a woman who claimed to have found her...

Fremont must get Goldsboro approval to add sewer users

Goldsboro might have more of a hand in economic development in the northern part of the county than some might have thought with the city in control of sewer lines that go to and from Fremont. A home interior business...

Duplin schools seek $13.2 million from county

After having $5 million chopped from their budget proposal last year by the county commissioners, Duplin County Public School officials are trying again this year, increasing their requested local funding by nearly $1 million. Their request this year for...

Churches travel county helping residents

Volunteers from at least 10 churches were working all over Wayne County Saturday in an effort called Operation InAsMuch. The project is based on the Scripture from the book of Matthew: "... inasmuch as you did it to one of...

Rescuers get help from first responders

Even with a paid, paramedic-level county emergency medical service, Wayne County Emergency Services Director Joe Gurley knows the county still depends on a large first responder force to help out in emergencies. He explained that oftentimes, the first responders...

City Council meets Monday night

Goldsboro City Council members will have a lot on their plates and in their glasses Monday night as they are expected to discuss several food and beverage topics. A public hearing will be held for a proposal for a downtown...

Wayne Republicans oppose sales tax addition

The Wayne County Republican Party is coming out today against the quarter-cent sales tax increase that residents will have the opportunity to vote on during the May 6 primary. Planning an all-out media blitz with newspaper and radio advertisements...

School decision on Memorial Day draws ire

Memorial Day, a federal holiday commemorating the lives of men and women who have died in military service, will be a regular day of classes this year for Wayne County Public Schools. And the decision has military parents and veterans...

Wayne Democrats gather to firm election battle plan

The Wayne County Democratic Party's annual convention Saturday turned into a candidates' forum, with 18 candidates running for everything from state Senate to county register of deeds taking the podium. Five of the six Democrats seeking the seat held by...

Beny is back home again

Within a few hours of word getting out about a missing airman named Beny, 4th Fighter Wing Staff Sgt. Jamie Emerson was in tears. She got a call Friday afternoon from a woman who claimed to have found her...

Fremont must get Goldsboro approval to add sewer users

Goldsboro might have more of a hand in economic development in the northern part of the county than some might have thought with the city in control of sewer lines that go to and from Fremont. A home interior business...

Duplin schools seek $13.2 million from county

After having $5 million chopped from their budget proposal last year by the county commissioners, Duplin County Public School officials are trying again this year, increasing their requested local funding by nearly $1 million. Their request this year for...

Churches travel county helping residents

Volunteers from at least 10 churches were working all over Wayne County Saturday in an effort called Operation InAsMuch. The project is based on the Scripture from the book of Matthew: "... inasmuch as you did it to one of...

Rescuers get help from first responders

Even with a paid, paramedic-level county emergency medical service, Wayne County Emergency Services Director Joe Gurley knows the county still depends on a large first responder force to help out in emergencies. He explained that oftentimes, the first responders...

City Council meets Monday night

Goldsboro City Council members will have a lot on their plates and in their glasses Monday night as they are expected to discuss several food and beverage topics. A public hearing will be held for a proposal for a downtown...