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Monday, October 26, 2009

It's not just the gavel ...

The Job: Mayor of Goldsboro The Company: City of Goldsboro The Location: City Hall I am officially only responding to "Mayor Collins" from here on out. Going into this gig of being mayor for the day alongside Mayor Al King,...

Pikeville will choose two board members

Six candidates from the town of Pikeville are vying for two town commissioner seats. Incumbents Lyman Galloway and Edith McClenny join Ward Kellum, Charles Lee McGrady, Regina Wassenhove and write-in candidate Ronald Potts in the running for the open seats....

County might front money to relocate phone lines

Wayne County Manager Lee Smith is willing to front the state money to relocate phone lines at the county courthouse annex, but only with a signed agreement it will be repaid. For the past several weeks, the county has...

Sending help to those caught in the fighting

Grace Doherty has never been to Afghanistan. She is only 12 years old. But her father, Patrick, is the vice commander of a fighter wing that has seen the country from the cockpits of F-15E Strike Eagles. So that little...

Wayne health officials are fighting seasonal flu

More than 300 people showed up for Friday's seasonal flu clinic at the Health Department, while officials continue to wait for H1N1 vaccines to distribute to health care providers. Wayne County Health Director James Roosen said a limited supply of...

Two more charged in Fremont robbery

Two more men have been arrested in connection with armed robberies in Fremont. Julious Bryant, 21, of Dudley, and DeQuan Braswell, 18, of Goldsboro, were arrested over the weekend and both charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon. Daniel...

Making a difference

As its Make A Difference Day project, SaySo (Strong Able Youth Speaking Out) collected 200 pieces of luggage and several boxes of personal hygiene items, including toothpaste, lotion, hairbrush and deodorant, for children who go into foster care in Wayne...

Duplin targeting new rules on ethics

KENANSVILLE -- Duplin County officials sought input recently on how to comply with a new state law requiring local politicians to brush up on their ethics. House Bill 1452 passed the North Carolina General Assembly and was signed into law...