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Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Duplin is looking at budget balancing

KENANSVILLE -- A risk management/wellness program for county employees, continuing efforts to collect delinquent property taxes and an appeal to state legislators for authority to garnishee wages to collect unpaid fees top the list of ways Duplin County Manager Mike...

Pecan Road bridge work to start soon

From staff reports State officials awarded a $1.1 million contract to replace a bridge on Pecan Road as part of the road improvement projects approved by the state De-partment of Transportation. Projects in Wayne, Duplin and Sampson counties were among...

Jaycees honor several community members for service

Tasha Logan thought she was walking into the First Baptist Church Monday night as a supporter. She believed Paramount Director Sherry Archibald would be recognized at the Goldsboro Jaycees 68th annual Distinguished Service Awards Banquet and that Downtown Goldsboro Development...

Acrylic painting wins in Wayne art show

An acrylic that brings a new interpretation to cubism won Best in Show honors at the Arts Council of Wayne County's 29th annual Juried Fine Arts Exhibition, while a photograph that told a story through contrasts was awarded Best in...

Public record

Fire investigation Goldsboro police are investigating a Saturday afternoon fire at 402 Birch Drive, according to a patrolman's report. An officer noticed both a car and that residence, owned by Gloria Johnson, on fire. The officer reported there were visible...

Wayne Services on Aging reverse mortgage program

Any Wayne County resident owning his or her own home but having trouble paying bills is invited to attend a presentation on reverse mortgages at the Wayne County Services on Aging office at 100 S. John St. This free program...

New community branding survey available online

Goldsboro Wayne Travel and Tourism and the City of Goldsboro are asking for the community's help as they collaborate on a research project to help develop a stronger identity for promoting tourism and economic development in Wayne County. As part...

WCDS senior presents Girl Scout 'Gold' project

Emily Best, a senior at Wayne Country Day School, is working toward her Girl Scout Gold Award project, the highest award in Girl Scouts. The Gold Award is the equivalent of the Eagle Award in Boy Scouts and has a...

Lunch menus Wed May 14

Monday -- breakfast: apple muffin; lunch: pepperoni pizza, chicken salad with two packs of crackers, turnip greens, corn on the cob, diced pears, red Delicious apple. Tuesday -- breakfast: egg and cheese, omelet with toast; lunch: baked chicken nuggets, meatloaf,...