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Thursday, March 31, 2011

County schools are offering buses for air show shuttles

Wayne County Public Schools is doing its part to assist Seymour Johnson Air Force Base and the city in managing the parking situation for the Wings Over Wayne Air Show scheduled for April 16 and 17. The buses shuttling...

County ranks below average in health scores

A new report that measures such health factors as life span, exercise habits, obesity rates and access to fresh foods and medical services has Wayne County ranked 53rd of the state's 100 counties. Wake and Orange counties lead the state,...

MPO officials say community does not attend meetings

The Goldsboro Metropolitan Planning Organization's Monday morning retreat was intended to provide MPO members with a nuts-and-bolts look at the organization's duties. However, the meeting, which was open to the public, was still a reminder to MPO members of the...

Chamber of Commerce building getting face-lift

The Wayne County Chamber of Commerce is undergoing renovations to its century-old home on North William Street. The building, which was originally William Street School, was built in 1904 and is in desperate need of a face-lift, Chamber president...

Cinderella tea party to be held Saturday

In conjunction with its performance of "Cinderella," Center Stage Theatre will have a tea party at Waynesborough Historical Village Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. "We can't go to Disneyland, so we're kind of bringing Disneyland to Goldsboro,"...

Police warn of elderly scam

A nationwide scam targeting the elderly has recently reached area residents, and Goldsboro police are asking the public to be on guard. The scam involves telephone calls made to the homes of elderly people, and the caller pretends to...

Students collecting blood

Students at Meadow Lane Elementary, Tommy's Road Elementary, Carver Elementary and Brogden Middle schools may not be old enough to donate blood, but they are discovering that blood donors are life-saving heroes. And they are helping the adults in...

Public record

School's equipment building robbed Over $4,000 in sporting equipment was stolen from Faith Christian Academy between Saturday and Tuesday. The suspect opened a combination lock to get access into the building, according to the report. The following goods were listed...

Worker charged in case at Skill Creations

A Goldsboro woman is facing a misdemeanor child abuse charge despite the fact that state social services investigators found she was not at fault. Mable Lee Williams, 58, of Goldsboro, was charged by Goldsboro police after she lost control of...

Local blood sponsors recognized nationally

The Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross, Sam's Club, the State Employees Credit Union, Wayne Memorial Hospital and First Pentecostal Holiness Church were five of the hundreds of blood drive sponsors recognized in the March 17 edition of...

April Bloodmobile schedule

April 1: Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, 4534 Hangar Row, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 3: Oakland Community Church in Princeton from noon to 4:30 p.m. April 7: Tommy's Road Elementary School from 2 to 6:30 p.m....