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Friday, May 15, 2009

Schools comply with 0.5 decrease

Officials in Wayne County Public Schools are again responding to a request to help balance the state's budget -- this time by withholding money from teachers' checks. Gov. Beverly Perdue last month signed Executive Order 11, implementing a "flexible furlough...

Jamming on Center Street

Jeanette Leonard, right, and Norman Percise dance together at the first Center Street Jam of the year Thursday evening in the Waynesborough House parking lot off Center Street. The concert featured Jim Quick and Coastline Band. The next show will...

No shows for MPO meeting after critiques about access

Last Thursday night, the Goldsboro Municipal Planning Organization and, to a lesser extent, the Wayne County Transportation Committee were in the cross hairs of nearly 200 people, many of whom were upset at what they perceived as an end...

Local dealerships confident they will not be on GM's list

General Motors dealers in the Wayne County area were anxiously awaiting word this morning on whether the auto giant would keep them or cut them loose. GM had announced it would notify dealers today. Chevrolet-Cadillac of Goldsboro manager Gregg...

GATEWAY considers using former W.P. Rose location for maintenance

Talks are under way between the Goldsboro-Wayne Transportation Authority and the owners of the old W.P. Rose site north of downtown for possible use as a maintenance facility for the authority's GATEWAY vehicles. The site was discussed first during...

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. today and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday and May 23. CPR/adult AED...

Public record

Armed robbery Douglas Oaten of Force Road reported he was robbed at gunpoint of a gun and $1,500 cash late Wednesday night in the Comco parking lot at 301 W. Grantham St., according to a police report. The suspect fled...