Log in

Sign up

May 12, 2009 archives

View Archive

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Three students earn four-year scholarships

Goldsboro High School seniors Stephen Johnson and Masika Whitfield and senior Shiquita Ingram of Southern Wayne High will receive full-ride scholarships to the colleges of their choice. Johnson and Miss Whitfield chose N.C. A&T in Greensboro, and Miss Ingram...

School transfer policy subject of final Kitchen Table discussion

The transfer policy in Wayne County Public Schools is probably as fair as it can be, although it could always be updated, several people said at Monday night's fourth -- and final for the year -- Kitchen Table Conversation. The...

Man pleads guilty to second-degree murder

A man accused of shooting a young woman to death at her boyfriend's funeral pleaded guilty to second-degree murder Monday. Kelvin Buffalo Jr., 20, stood accused of hiding a handgun under a funeral program, then walking slowly to a vehicle...

Highway committees to meet this week

The county has, at least for the time being, decided to hold off on scheduling a public meeting devoted to explaining the ins and outs of the Goldsboro Metropolitan Planning Organization. County Manager Lee Smith Monday said that any...

City might increase utility rates

City residential utility bills might be going up by nearly $10 per month this year, with another increase planned for 2010, and the pay system for city employees will likely change to reflect performance, members of the Goldsboro City Council...

WAGES holding clothing giveaway

The WAGES Community Services Self-Sufficiency Project will hold a clothing giveaway in the WAGES multipurpose room at 601 E. Royall Ave., from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Friday. The clothing giveaway is designed to provide gently used clothing, shoes and...

Red Cross classes offered

The Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross will offer the following classes during May: Lay responder First Aid/CPR/AED instructor course from 6 to 10 p.m. May 15 and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 17 and 23. CPR/adult...

Public record

Armed robberies *The Holiday Inn Express was reportedly robbed at gunpoint on Sunday night, when a black male entered the hotel using the security keypad combination, Goldsboro police said. The male, who was not described further in the report, ran...