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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Chiefs: City's budget will allow both departments just to get by

The chiefs of both the Goldsboro Fire Department and city Police Department say the proposed budget for 2011-2012 will leave their departments financially strapped, but both Fire Chief Gary Whaley and Interim Police Chief Jeff Stewart said they plan...

Thieves taking air conditioners

The recent spate of hot weather has apparently led some thieves to steal air-conditioning units across Wayne County. Several thefts of air-conditioning units have been reported to authorities in recent days. * A $2,000 air conditioning unit was reported...

Public record

Break-in Eastern A/C Service, located in the 2500 block of U.S. 70 West, was broken into between late Thursday or early Friday. About $4,500 of goods were stolen, including a $1,000 of copper pipe. The owner told police that...

County targets revenue-neutral

More than five hours spent Monday by Wayne County commissioners trimming their way through the county's $158 million budget proposal fell short by about $400,000 of the board's goal of cutting enough to prevent a tax increase. However, County Manager...

Discolored water concerns residents

Wayne Water District customers living south of U.S. 70 along N.C. 111 may be turning their faucets on to find brown-tinted water early this week due to to two incidents over the weekend that led to tea-colored tap water....

Farmers' market opens at mall

As a security officer at Berkeley Mall and a farmer, it wasn't too far of a stretch for Tom Woods to see how his two occupations could work together to benefit the community. After discussions with Jan Luttrell, the...