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Thursday, June 9, 2011

Eighteen ask for hikes in fire district tax rates

More than half of the 30 volunteer fire departments that serve Wayne County have asked for increases in their fire district tax rates. The increases would generate anywhere from $124.84 to $15,865.96 in additional revenues for the departments. The rates...

Fundraiser Saturday for wounded Marine

A fundraiser for a Clayton Marine who was severely wounded last week in Afghanistan will be held Saturday in Kenly. Marine Corps Sgt. Mark Andrew Bradley was injured by an explosive device Friday. He is currently receiving treatment at...

Students share experiences from school year in Wayne

Most students in Wayne County Public Schools are spending the last week of school finishing up assignments, taking exams and cleaning out their lockers. But for four foreign exchange students who have spent the past year at area high schools,...

Police catch suspect in hit-and-run

A Goldsboro man has been charged in the Memorial Day hit-and-run that sent a teenage girl and a 10-month-old child to the hospital. Cedric Jones, 28, of North Kornegay Street, was arrested this week at the Wayne County Magistrate's...

And the heat goes on ...

Although summer does not officially begin for another two weeks, the weather report says otherwise. A heat wave has left Wayne County residents, along with those across much of the state and nation, sweltering under temperatures that have reached...

Last day of school

Third-grade students in Melanie Batts' class at School Street Elementary School play a game of Monopoly this morning before an awards ceremony. Today marks the end of Ms. Batts' first year of teaching, as well as the last day...