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Monday, June 20, 2011

Subdivision residents ask for help with pothole problem on key street

For months now, Bill Edmundson said not a week has gone by without him finding a muffler or a hubcap in his yard. That's because, he said, the paved road in front of his home on East April Lane...

Special Olympics athlete heading to Greece for Games

Donna Countryman's mailbox has been flooded with correspondence all week from Special Olympics, offering last-minute instructions about the upcoming World Games in Greece, where her daughter, Heather Pardue, will be participating in events. Among items included was a list of...

Elections will move forward

Plans by the city of Goldsboro and the towns of Mount Olive and Fremont to delay their respective 2011 municipal elections until next year because of redistricting will not affect other upcoming municipal and sanitary district elections in the county....

Cleanup costs concern county

State and federal agencies cut off funding for cleaning up methamphetamine manufacturing and dump sites earlier this year, pushing the cost down to local officials. With the average cost of cleaning up such sites about $3,000, and Wayne County...

County to weigh options for new districts

Wayne County commissioners are expected to approve criteria for the redrawing of voting district lines for the commission and the school board at their meeting Tuesday. Demographer Bobby Bowers, who is handling the redistricting for the county, first outlined the...

Public record

Breaking and entering *David Warren, of Warren's Small Engine Repair on U.S. 70 West, reported to Goldsboro police a breaking and entering at the business, and produced a surveillance tape that contained footage of a subject walking around the premises...

Council will weigh building buy, road opening

Budgets and the opening of Park Avenue are slated to headline today's City Council meeting, which will begin at 3:30 p.m. due to an extended work session to allow for more discussion on the city budget. Council will hear...