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Friday, May 1, 2009

City not breaking even on water rate

Although city water usage rates could go up by 10 percent, pending approval of the proposed 2009-2010 city budget, Goldsboro citizens would still have one of the lowest water bills of any Wayne County municipality. Even if rates increase by...

Realtor of the Year chosen

Jay Kinsey, right, accepts the Realtor of the Year Award from the 2008 winner, Lyn Williford, during the 43rd annual banquet held Thursday at the Walnut Creek Country Club by the Goldsboro-Wayne County Association of Realtors and sponsored by The...

Stimulus funding request missed deadline

MOUNT OLIVE -- The town of Mount Olive's sewer system rehabilitation project might have been as shovel ready as the town could make it, but those efforts still fell short of meeting requirements for inclusion in the first round...

MOC Mexico trip being handled well, local college, health officials report

The Mount Olive College student trip to Mexico this week has been managed well, say college and local health officials. Health Director James Roosen said this morning he has closely monitored the situation since learning about the group's travel amid...

Donkey kisses net $800 for Relay for Life team from county employees

Some people will do just about anything for money, including kissing a donkey. But in this case, county employees were willing to pucker up for a good cause, the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. County employees Thursday during...

Vintage farm equipment show Saturday

The Eastern Carolina Vintage Farm Equipment Club will hold its eighth annual Antique Farm Equipment Days on Saturday at the Wayne County Fairgrounds. Gates will be open for the free event from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., with an opening...

Public record

Man robbed outside home Willie Grace of Ball Street told Goldsboro police he came home to a man waiting with a gun on a concrete porch at his home just after midnight Thursday, according to a report. Grace was reportedly...

Library services to be cut back on Saturday morning

Wayne County officials will be performing maintenance and upgrades to its telecommunications and computer network on Saturday. As a result, the Internet, phone system, and library catalog at the main branch of the Wayne County Public Library on Ash Street...