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Monday, May 2, 2011

Travel warning issued for Americans abroad

Most Wayne County students traveling abroad over spring break have returned home, Wayne County Schools officials said this morning. U.S. travelers are being warned by the Homeland Security Department that the death of Osama bin Laden could inspire retaliatory...

Wayne County legislators OK with budget

Wayne County legislators are, by and large, pleased with the budget the state House is expected to vote on this week, saying that it does what is necessary to fill a $2.3 billion shortfall while also eliminating two temporary...

Tornado help

A group of men from the Hunter's Creek subdivision collected food for Greene County tornado victims Saturday. The men, with the help of the Wayne County Sheriff's Office, were taking the food to a distribution site near Snow Hill...

'Cop on Top'

The Goldsboro Police Department held its "Cop On Top" fundraiser for the Special Olympics over the weekend, with officers spending time atop the Krispy Kreme doughnut shop on Ash Street from 6 a.m. Friday until 10 a.m. Sunday morning....

At home: Bin Laden news good for world

Billy Lane was torn. It was nearly midnight. His wife and 7-year-old son had long since gone to sleep. But news this big only happens "once in a lifetime," he said. "CNN was reporting that the president was gonna say...

Senior Art follies May 10

The city of Goldsboro Park's and Recreation Department will be hosting the Silver Art Follies Annual Talent Showcase at the Paramount Theatre as Goldsboro's gifted group of seniors take the stage. The event is Tuesday, May 10, starting at 6...

Day of Caring to be held May 13

United Way of Wayne County will hold its annual Day of Caring on Friday, May 13. The one-day volunteer event connects local businesses, individuals, church groups and civic clubs with our community through volunteering for a service project at a...

Public record

Vehicle vandalized *Someone did $4,000 in damages to the vehicle of Kevin James Bryne, 24, Lockhaven Drive, by jumping up and down on it. Thefts The Goldsboro Police Department is investigating these thefts: *Glenn Robinson, 54, Elm Street, reported the...

Commissoners to consider hearings on budget, road closure

Wayne County commissioners Tuesday morning will consider establishing two public hearings -- one on the county' 2011-12 budget proposal and the second on the state's plans to close a section of Zion Church Road just east of Mount Olive. The...