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Monday, May 16, 2011

Confederate Memorial Day

Dr. John Booker and Stacey Jones place three wreaths -- one for the Dr. B.T. Person Camp, one for the Goldsboro Rifle Camp and one for the Smithfield Light Infantry -- in front of the Civil War Confederate Monument in...

Butterflies fly at Kitty Askins chapel

As prayers and butterflies both floated toward the heavens Sunday afternoon, a group of nearly 50 people gathered to dedicate the new Mount Olive Area Chapel at Kitty Askins. The chapel, which was built as part of the hospice...

County: Voting changes will save money

Wayne County elections director Vicki Reed says reducing the number of days that polls are open for one-stop voting would save her department nearly $60,000 an election, but that the decision was not likely to be popular with voters....

Memorial set for former GHS music teacher

George Trautwein cruised into town in his cream Jaguar in the late 1950s, taking a teaching job at Goldsboro High School to help pay for his new car, and wound up being a beloved music teacher to some "pony-tailed, loafered...

City budget cuts funds for GHS grad coach, plus non-profits

The city's first proposed budget contained no appropriations for the American Red Cross, Project Uplift, WATCH or the Boys and Girls Club and would effectively end Communities in Schools' graduation coach at Goldsboro High School. City Manager Tasha Logan...

Public record

DVDs stolen from library An unidentified black male reportedly made away with $180 worth of DVDs from Wayne County Public Library on Thursday afternoon, according to Goldsboro police. Matt Bolen of the library alleged that the man removed discs from...

City Council will hear redistricting comments

The public will have its first opportunity to sound off on the city's proposed 2011-12 budget plan at tonight's City Council meeting at City Hall at 7 p.m. The council's work session will begin at 5 p.m. The budget,...