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Monday, June 15, 2009

Commission to hear from public on budget

Wayne County residents will have a chance Tuesday to express their opinions of or to ask questions about the county's proposed $157.6 million budget for 2009-2010. The budget does not contain an increase in the current tax rate of...

Cuts hurt Guardian ad Litem program

State budget cuts that have eliminated mileage reimbursement for volunteers in the Guardian ad Litem program has led to four quitting and others taking on fewer cases. The program helps young people who have become entangled in the court system,...

Council to consider new fire station

Goldsboro could be getting a new fire station, if the city is able to obtain an American Recovery and Reinvestment Stimulus Act grant to build a replacement for the small and aging Station 3 on Patetown Road. Interim Fire Chief...

Truck driving wrong way hits oncoming vehicle

An allegedly intoxicated driver hit two other cars with his vehicle this morning, reportedly sending two drivers to Wayne Memorial Hospital for evaluation, authorities said. Goldsboro police Capt. Grayham Keesler said a report identifying the drivers of the vehicles...

Suspect hits Princeton police officer with car

Early Sunday morning, a Princeton police officer was struck by a small Honda vehicle as he attempted to make a traffic stop. According to a news release from the Princeton Police Department, at approximately 3:15 a.m., Officer C.A. Jones...

Humane Society reaches goal

The riotous barking and meowing of abandoned and stray animals echoes throughout the Wayne County Animal Adoption and Education Center -- it is a sound that members of the Goldsboro-Wayne County Humane Society still find painful, but one that...