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Monday, July 14, 2008

County's animal shelter set for August opening

When Wayne County's new Animal Adoption and Education Center opens in just a few weeks, it will be a larger, brighter, state-of-the-art facility. But Animal Control Officer Justin Scally doesn't want the public just to be impressed with a...

Police snag counterfeit $100 bills

MOUNT OLIVE -- Counterfeit money reports are common, but these have a twist -- someone is using faded $5 bills to print up phony $100s, police said. The bills showed up in Mount Olive at various vendors, at banks...

Commission member helped take care of MLK's dream in N.C.

Earnest Waters has been a long-time admirer of Martin Luther King Jr., even once having the opportunity to hear the minister in person. And after 12 years of serving the state's Martin Luther King Jr. Commission, he is looking...

Public record

Hotel ripped off Goldsboro police have charged Jaquion Holliday, 21, of Las Vegas, Nev., with defrauding an innkeeper after he reportedly stayed at the Comfort Suites, 2613 North Park Drive, for five days without paying. Holliday was placed under...

Services on Aging to hold summer dance

The Goldsboro Parks and Recreation Department, the Family Y and Wayne County Services on Aging are teaming up to host a Senior Citizen Summer Dance. The theme this year will be "Life is a Kaleidoscope." The dance, which is...

Schools' media centers earn awards

Seven media centers in Wayne County Public Schools have earned"Pictures of America" awards, designed to help students learn about our nation's heritage through posters portraying artwork and art treasures dating back to North America's earliest settlers. Recipients imclude Brogden Primary,...