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Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Duplin ponders tax hike

KENANSVILLE -- With a $3.4 million budget deficit for the coming year, Duplin County officials said their only options are to raise taxes or reach into the county's shrinking savings account. After reviewing a budget proposal for 2011-12 at...

Officials: Pink water safe to drink

Southern Wayne Sanitary District water customers whose water appeared pink in color have nothing to be concerned about according to water superintendent Mike Garris. Garris said the discoloration was due to a slightly higher concentration of potassium permanganate in...

Memorial Day closings announced

Local, state and federal government offices, along with most banks, will be closed Monday in observance of the Memorial Day holiday, including the following: * Wayne County Public Schools * Wayne County government offices * The city of Goldsboro (All...

WCC trustees discuss impact of state budget

Wayne Community College officials discussed the state budget and its possible impact on the school Tuesday night at a meeting of the school's Board of Trustees. Word came out earlier in the day that the state Senate budget was being...

Public record

Two charged in Mar Mac assault and robbery The Wayne County Sheriff's Office arrested a man and woman May 19 on charges of assault and robbery. Alec Christopher Grant, 27, of Sandhill Drive, and Adeline Marie Reeves, 25, of Ridge...