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Thursday, May 21, 2009

HS seniors set to turn their tassels

Three private schools and an early college high school will say goodbye to the Class of 2009 this week. Wayne Country Day School kicks off the commencement season, with ceremonies Friday at 11 a.m. in the school gymnasium. The school...

County close to Jeffreys move-in

An $853,000 facelift of the county-owned Jeffreys Building (the old Federal Building) is nearing completion, and the move into the renovated offices could begin by mid-June and be completed by the end of the month. The first to move...

Officials still eye reports about flu

Debate about H1N1 might be waning, but health officials are still keeping tabs on its status. Health Director James Roosen gave a brief update on the formerly known "swine flu" to the Board of Health on Wednesday. He said some...

Central/EW alumni set weekend gatherings

Central/Eastern Wayne Alumni and Friends will observe its 37th annual homecoming this weekend, with events scheduled Friday through Sunday. The classes of 1939, 1949, 1959, 1969, 1979, 1989, 1999 and 2009 will be honored. The alumni banquet will be...

Children taken to hospital for checkup after bus accident

An accident involving a school bus and two other vehicles this morning injured two motorists, but the two dozen schoolchildren involved were not hurt, Goldsboro police said. Police Capt. Al King said the Dillard Academy bus was traveling west...

County residents can dispose of hazardous household chemicals

Wayne County residents will have the opportunity later this month to clean their cabinets' household hazardous wastes. Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day on will be May 30 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the county landfill. Residents may...

City, county, state, federal offices closed Monday

The city of Goldsboro will observe the Memorial Day holiday on Monday. All sanitation services scheduled for Monday will be serviced on Wednesday. The Goldsboro/Wayne Transportation Authority will be operating on a holiday schedule on Memorial Day. The bus...

Railroad executive, Goldsboro native dies

Norfolk Southern Railroad's second chairman, Arnold B. McKinnon, a native of Goldsboro, died Tuesday in Washington D.C. A resident of Norfolk, Va. He was 81. McKinnon served as the railroad's chief executive officer from 1987 to 1992. For three...

Mrs. Easley won't resign

RALEIGH — An attorney for Mary Easley defended her at a press conference today, saying there is “indisputable evidence,” that she was hired by North Carolina State University “on her own merits.” Marvin Schiller spoke from the offices of...