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Monday, February 9, 2009

County leaders: No new mandates without funding

Wayne County commissioners' laundry list for state legislators can be boiled down to just five words -- "do not mandate without appropriating." That is, in layman's terms, "don't send us orders without the money to carry them out." County...

Helping neighbors - Charities deal with economy

The sluggish economy has not only hit most Americans' pocketbooks, it also has hurt the charities that many turn to in times of need. Several of Wayne County's charitable organizations -- the Community Soup Kitchen, the Red Cross, the Salvation...

City will wait on state for ruling on annexing

Goldsboro Mayor Al King and Mayor Pro-tem Chuck Allen say they will hold off on any involuntary annexation until the state legislature decides its next move on the subject. Currently, the legislature is looking at allowing citizens to vote on...

3rd Kitchen Table Conversation set

Parents and community members are again being invited to weigh in on the local schools, as Wayne County Public Schools plans its third Kitchen Table Conversation later this month. The format was introduced earlier in the school year, following the...

February bloodmobile schedule

Tuesday: Spring Creek High School 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the Red Cross house, 600 N. George St. 1:30 to 6 p.m. Friday: Wayne Memorial Hospital 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 18: Wayne Community College 9 a.m. to...

Public record

Vandals strike Goldsboro police investigated the vandalism Saturday of an empty house on Wilmington Avenue, the former home of the owner, Myra Brewington, who now lives in Evless, Texas. A witness said the vandalism occurred in May. The report said...