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Friday, July 1, 2011

Ash Street Pizza Inn closes

Pizza Inn on East Ash Street closed its doors earlier this week after doing business for 27 years. A phone call to the Ash Street restaurant resulted in a recorded message thanking customers for their years of patronage and...

Museum idea returns

When the Arts Council of Wayne County bought its current building at 2406 E. Ash St. from Centura Bank in 2001, it was a location that then-Executive Director Alice Strickland hoped to grow into. What she didn't anticipate, however,...

Walnut Creek budget approved; no tax hike

The Walnut Creek Village Council approved its 2011-12 budget Wednesday with no tax rate increases and only a few changes in overall spending from last year. Although the tax rate will remain at 38 cents per $100 of property...

Public record

Shots fired According to a Goldsboro police report, a 22-year-old man was shot in the leg while stopped at a stop sign at Carver Drive and Olivia Lane around 10 p.m. Wednesday. According to a separate police report, a...

Pikeville approves 2011-12 budget

PIKEVILLE -- The Pikeville Board of Commissioners on Tuesday adopted a budget for the fiscal year starting today. The town is set to operate with a $2,251,400 budget over the next 12 months. Mayor Johnny Weaver said the budget...

Worleys continue helping others

For more than 30 years inside a modest flower shop, a simple philosophy has been exemplified -- one that the Goldsboro and Wayne County communities have come to associate with the business' proprietor and those who work alongside him....

School board votes on driver ed contract

A seemingly routine decision for the Wayne County Board of Education -- approving a renewal contract for driver education companies -- moved from a finance committee discussion Wednesday to a full called meeting of the school board Thursday, at which...