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Wednesday, April 6, 2011

City sets sights on cleaning up route

Goldsboro's Inspections Department has approved the demolishing of a condemned building on Slocumb Street -- partly in preparation for the Wings Over Wayne Air Show. The dilapidated house, listed as 506 A and B Slocumb, was inspected in February...

County rejects federal stimulus grant to redo controls

The county has rejected a $200,000 federal stimulus grant for building improvements because it is ensnared in red tape and not cost-effective. County Manager Lee Smith told commissioners during their Tuesday meeting that even while he was explaining to federal...

Hospital takes on laundry, and adds staff, efficiency

Wayne Memorial Hospital is taking in laundry. In addition to providing the service in-house, it has recently added Carteret General Hospital and Wilson Medical Center as well as two nursing care facilities from those areas. The move has not only...

County hosts state sheriff's chaplain meeting

Nearly 40 chaplains from sheriff's offices across the state were in Goldsboro on Monday and Tuesday to continue their training through the North Carolina Sheriffs' Chaplains Association. Sessions during the semi-annual meeting included topics ranging from ethics to gangs to...

Public record

Alleged Pa. murderer found in Wayne County Randy John Suber Jr., 30, of Cadel Lane, was taken into custody by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office on a charge of fugitive warrant first-degree murder. Officials with the Wayne County Sheriff's Office...

Pastor receives presidential honor

When he was 11, Apostle Lawrence Bogier Jr. says he heard God tell him that He had a special job for him later in life. But when God came calling again while he was in early 30s, Bogier said...

Firefighter training

Goldsboro firefighters, Capt. Bernard Patterson, left, engineer Gigi Eason, Capt. Joe Johnson and firefighter Alton Lewis, operate an attack line during a recent training session. The session was held for those firefighters who want to learn to drive the...

Stoney Creek Church journeying to the cross

Stoney Creek Church will perform an outdoor drama, "Journey to the Cross," on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 8-10 and April 15-17, with performances starting nightly at 7:30 at the church. The drama, which will include 20 different sets,...

County switches on new communications system

Wayne County emergency officials say they are nearly 95 percent through the process of converting the emergency communication system from analog to digital. Wayne County Fire Marshal Bryan Taylor said the only agencies left to make the switch are...