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Thursday, June 16, 2011

Center Street Jam canceled

Downtown Goldsboro's Center Street Jam is canceled this evening, due to the chance of rain and thunderstorms this evening. The Band of Oz was scheduled to perform at the event, which this week, was sponsored by Frema Motors. Follow...

Schools to operate on four-day workweek

With school officially dismissed for the summer, Wayne County Public Schools began its annual summer flex schedule this week. The district will operate on a 10-hour-day/four-day work week through Aug. 12. The central office on Royall Avenue will be closed...

Wayne, surrounding counties take part in search-and-rescue exercise

Rescue units from 14 agencies from Wayne and surrounding counties took part Wednesday in a training workshop and exercise at the Lane Tree Golf Club. The purpose of the exercise was to allow the various teams to interact with...

Public record

Home stolen On Tuesday, a 14-feet by 80-feet single wide mobile home was reported being stolen sometime between Jan. 4 and May 9. The home was stolen from the 100 block of BJ Drive. The value of the mobile unit...

Broken Saulston line causes brown water

After the second main break in three days in the Wayne Water District, officials received complaints from residents in the Saulston area whose water was coming out brown. A six-inch main broke near the intersection of Saulston Road and...

Senate to eye new bill to allow area to de-annex

Goldsboro's Phase 11 area will, essentially, be grandfathered into a bill in the General Assembly that outlines the process by which residents in an area to be annexed by a municipality can petition against the annexation. House Bill 196,...

Reading program begins

Kenya Copeland, 4, visits the Goldsboro Public Library Wednesday for the Summer Reading Program. The theme this year, "One World, Many Stories," explores stories from around the world....

School board can appoint for itself

The Wayne County Board of Education, for the first time in 20 years, has the authority to fill its own board vacancies -- a power it had surrendered to county commissioners in the 1991 agreement that merged the former county...

County Planning Board approves three plats

The Wayne County Planning Board Tuesday night approved three final plats and delayed action on a preliminary one. The final plats are: *Emily Britt, owner/developer William Britt one lot on Manley Grove Church Road, Grantham Township *Beaman Family Estate,...