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Friday, April 17, 2009

Walnut Creek looking at tax, fee hikes

WALNUT CREEK -- Village residents could see higher water and sewer bills and property tax in months to come, but the size of the possible increases are still to be determined. Village Council members met Wednesday to discuss the 2009-10...

City building department will assist with fire inspections backlog

The Goldsboro Fire Department and city Inspections Department will start working together to reduce a backlog of fire inspections, which are running more than a year behind, interim Fire Chief Gary Whaley said. It isn't uncommon for a city of...

Mount Olive College names its fourth president

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive College has named a new president. Dr. Philip Paul Kerstetter, president and chief executive officer of Kansas Wesleyan University in Salina, Kan., has been selected as the fourth president by the board of trustees....

Ready for fire inspection

Interim Goldsboro Fire Chief Gary Whaley provided this list of common violations found in Goldsboro's 3,500-some businesses during fire inspections: * Inspected those extinguishers lately? State laws require an annual inspection of fire extinguishers by a qualified extinguisher company...

4-H members offer their livestock to top bidders at show, sale

The best part about the Wayne County Junior Livestock Show for 18-year-old Rex Price is the sale. After all, he said, that's the point in raising livestock. Thursday night's sale concluded the two-day, 61st annual event sponsored by the Wayne...

Special Olympics gives awards

Special Olympics Wayne County recently held its annual awards ceremony for 2009-2010. Local winners include the following: *Outstanding Teacher of the Year: Shelton Daye, Carver Elementary School *Outstanding Organization: Knights of Columbus *Outstanding Corporation: A Small Miracle, Inc. *Outstanding...

Let the sunshine in

If you are looking for a way to spend more time in the sun but don't want to hassle with bugs or even some of the heat this summer, you might want to consider adding a sun porch or a...