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Friday, March 13, 2009

More officers getting trained to ride Segway

Steven Powers isn't the only Goldsboro police officer riding a Segway anymore. The department still has only one of the two-wheeled vehicles, but police officials say they might seek another in the future because they believe the unit has good...

Patient death at O'Berry labeled 'unexpected'

Four employees at O'Berry Neuro-Medical Treatment Center are on paid investigatory leave following the death of a female facility resident Wednesday evening. But, while a state report classifies the death as "unexpected," and officials are calling it "unusual," they...

Duplin schools asking state for lottery money

KENANSVILLE -- Duplin County school officials say they will soon make some badly needed school repairs, provided their $2.5 million share of the state's lottery funds has not been reclaimed by Gov. Beverly Perdue in her attempt to make...

Legislators propose bill to undo city annexation

Two Wayne County legislators introduced bills Thursday to deannex the Buck Swamp and Falling Brook areas that were recently brought into Goldsboro's city limits. In the N.C. House, Rep. Efton Sager, R-Wayne, said he put the bill forward at...

Last chance to sign up for Neuse Senior Games is approaching

The early deadline to sign up for the Neuse River Senior Games and Silver Arts competition is today. Already 75 participants have registered. For anyone registering after today, the fee is $15. All participants must be registered by March...

County schools planning teacher job fair April 4

Wayne County Public Schools will hold its annual teacher job fair on Saturday, April 4, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the gymnasium at Goldsboro High School. Prospective teachers can visit and learn about the programs and job...