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Thursday, September 3, 2009

School set with new unit after July fire

Two months after a fire claimed the preschool building at Wayne Country Day School, a modular unit is being readied for occupancy by as early as next week. Students from four classrooms were displaced by the July 3 fire, which...

Residents not happy with higher water rate

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive town officials Wednesday evening were told that failure to abide by terms of a 1999 resolution with former West Mount Olive Water System customers could end in a lawsuit. More than 70 people from...

County's code of ethics will wait

Wayne County commissioners agreed Tuesday morning with fellow board member Steve Keen about adopting a code of ethics for the board -- just not with his timing. Keen's motion for county attorney Borden Parker to prepare a draft code...

Travelers will pack up for Labor Day weekend trips

Jay Dunn and a couple of his friends are using Labor Day weekend as one last chance to get out of town. "I didn't go on vacation all summer, so this is basically my last chance to head to the...

Military families can stay connected at local library

Members of the Wayne County Public Library staff know how it feels to be left behind when a loved one deploys. Several of them have spouses and children in the military. So as hundreds of airmen from Seymour Johnson Air...

Ride will help domestic violence victims

A motorcycle ride to raise awareness and funds for domestic violence programs in Wayne County will be held on Saturday. This is the second year for Ride Without Fear in Goldsboro, the fourth year in the state, said organizer...

Public record

Man stabbed Terrille Pegram of South Kornegay Street reported that he was stabbed from behind with a knife while walking home on the 400 block of East Walnut Street. Pegram suffered a severe cut and was transported to Wayne Memorial...

Days of Caring attracts very few workers

The United Way of Wayne County's annual Days of Caring event brought about lackluster results. Only five of the 22 possible service projects were attended during the weeklong event. "This year, the turnout was not as great as we had...