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Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Dog days start with Pet Parade

It's months before the dog days of summer arrive, but the dogs are already here, taking over Center Street Tuesday afternoon as Goldsboro residents gathered for the annual Pet Parade and Ice Cream Social. And while most of the...

Council reviews plan for museum

The City Council had its first look at plans for the proposed Air Force museum Monday night as 4th Fighter Wing historian Doc Heidicker presented a schematic showing initial ideas for a chronological walking tour through the museum that...

Public record

Copper theft More than $6,000 in copper pipe and tubing was listed as stolen from a building at 810 Pou St. According to the report, suspects removed all copper tubing and pipe from under the building and from the air...

Mount Olive forced to delay 2011 election

MOUNT OLIVE -- The Mount Olive Town election scheduled for November will be delayed until next summer or possibly until the 2012 presidential election to allow time to redraw voting district lines. It will be the first time in 20...

County's top scholars get set for graduation

By next week, Wayne County Public Schools will have graduated 1,206 seniors from the Class of 2011 -- 1,113 from the six traditional schools and 93 from the newest, non-traditional high schools. Thirty-seven students already participated in commencement ceremonies as...

Teens save driver

A single-car accident near the Wayne-Johnston county line Tuesday afternoon sent four people to the hospital. But emergency officials said the result could have been much worse if it had not been for the quick actions of six teenagers...

County eyes 2011 budget, hears tax hike protests

The $1.3 million that would be generated by a proposed 2.35-cent increase in the Wayne County tax rate would quickly be gobbled up by reduced state funding for the Department of Social Services and Health Department and a state-mandated increase...