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Friday, May 22, 2009

Planning board, lot questions raised

It is time to re-examine the 40-some-year-old guidelines that govern the county Planning Board -- including whether a commissioner should be allowed to serve, county Commission Chairman Bud Gray said. It is, he said, an issue that "we have...

Comrades in arms, forever

Thomas Marlow hasn't stepped into his military uniform in decades. Bill Carr no longer carries a government-issued weapon. And it has been years since the last time Theodore Ivey fixed the radar on a fighter jet. But within places like...

Flames destroy home; no one injured in blaze

PATETOWN -- Fire completely destroyed a home off Mount Carmel Church Road Thursday afternoon. Homeowner Glenn Williams and his wife, Jeanice, were not home when the fire started, and no injuries were reported. The modular home, about five years old,...

Alumni organization crowns top fundraiser as '09 reunion begins

More than $91,000 in scholarships were awarded to Goldsboro High School students Thursday night during the Dillard/Goldsboro Alumni and Friends, Inc. scholarship and awards program. A queen was also crowned, but it was a former queen who commanded the most...

Career and technical students recognized

Wayne County Public Schools recently recognized outstanding students and teachers from its career and technical education programs who have earned honors in state and national competitions this year. The district's Career and Technical Education Department promotes several national and...

WCC student wins Coca-Cola scholarship

Wayne Community College student Hannah Skelton of Goldsboro has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship from Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation. She is one of 400 students to receive a scholarship from the Coca-Cola Two-Year Colleges Scholarship Program. Recipients must have demonstrated...

Kittty Askins volunteer recognized

A Kitty Askins Hospice Center volunteer has been recognized for his efforts to create a more special atmosphere for patients and their families. Paul Anderson of Goldsboro retired from Bell South after 32 years of service. He has made such...