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Sunday, November 21, 2010

County officially OKs schedule of values

Wayne County commissioners took a second vote on the county's proposed schedules of real property values this week while urging tax officials to once again explain to the public what the schedules represent. The decision was unanimous in favor...

Volunteers renovating hero's home

EDITOR'SNOTE: The full names of the Marine and his family are being withheld at his request. BEULAVILLE -- Warren couldn't help but smile when his daughter, Faith, wrapped her arms around his leg -- pulling herself in for a long...

County's capital project list close to $289.9M

The clock is ticking and Wayne County commissioners will need to act by early January to position the county to seek $15 million in federal funding to pay for major renovation projects at Norwayne and Eastern Wayne middle schools....

County, city closings set for Thanksgiving

Local, state and federal offices, banks and the U.S. Postal Service will be closed Thursday for the Thanksgiving holiday. Some also will be closed Friday. The city of Goldsboro will observe the Thanksgiving holidays on Thursday, Nov. 25, and...

Goldsboro police chief will retire this March

The city of Goldsboro will begin looking soon for a new chief for its police department. After nearly 30 years at the department, Chief Tim Bell has announced plans to retire early next year. Bell has served as the...

County is looking for land for grant-funded cleanup

Nine of the 15 people at a Wednesday night meeting to explain and seek public comment on Wayne County's federal brownfields grant were either directly related to the program or associated with the county or Goldsboro city governments. Sue Farmer,...

Final week of county collections for Operation Christmas Child scheduled

Collections for the annual Operation Christmas Child campaign end Monday and Wayne County residents who have not yet filled a shoebox with gifts and personal hygiene items for needy children overseas are encouraged to do so now. Adamsville Baptist...

Apartment fire starts in kitchen

The Goldsboro Fire Department responded to an apartment fire at 602 E. Holly St., Apt. B, Saturday just before 4 p.m. Resident Patrick Hocutt said he was returning from the store to his apartment where his two sons, ages...