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Thursday, July 14, 2011

'Build a Backpack' to provide school supplies for students

Communities in Schools of Wayne County will be part of a statewide effort to collect school supplies for economically-disadvantaged students, its director said. Sudie Davis, executive director of the agency that has had a local presence since 1994, has spearheaded...

GATEWAY receives state DOT grant

The Goldsboro-Wayne Transportation Authority has received $62,182 in state funding through the N.C. Department of Transportation Public Transportation Division's Urban/Regional Bus and Facility Program. The program assists in providing the required match to direct recipients of federally funded grants...

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Dudley home burglarized A home in the 500 block of Rollingwood Drive in Dudley was burglarized between March and July while the homeowner was working out of town, according to a report made with the Wayne County Sheriff's Office. The...

Ditch to be filled near 14th hole on golf course

Golfers with a tendency to draw the ball to the left in their drives will have an easier walk on Hole 14 at the Goldsboro Municipal Golf Course now that the City Council has approved the filling of a...

Pools stay busy as local families try to manage yet another scorcher

With Goldsboro broiling under a fierce summer sun for the past few days, residents and outside workers were looking for some much-needed relief. They got it late Wednesday, when a line of thunderstorms swept across the region, bringing much-needed...

Man will face charges in two shootings

FREMONT -- A Goldsboro man was charged Wednesday in the murder of his sister and attempted murder of his father. Rico Antonio Mitchell, 22, has been arrested by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office for his alleged involvement in the...

Salvation Army welcomes chiefs

As a new Salvation Army commander in Rock Hill, S.C., Lt. Julie Igleheart had a young woman, a former drug user, come to her one day wanting to turn her life around -- and get her 9-month-old son back. Mrs....

It's final: Park to get gates

The path toward opening Herman Park's portion of Park Avenue has finally materialized, as the Recreation and Parks Advisory Commission created a final recommendation for the City Council on safety measures to keep children and pedestrians in the park...