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Monday, August 15, 2011

Man killed in U.S. 117 crash

A Faison man was killed early Sunday morning after the pickup he was driving struck a utility pole on U.S. 117 Bypass at nearly 100 mph. Alejandro Mendez Castanedo, 26, of Suttontown Road, died at the scene of the...

Council to hold rezoning hearings

Scott Stevens will attend his first City Council meeting in his official capacity as city manager tonight at City Hall, where public hearings will be held on three different rezoning requests. Requests have been filed to rezone the east...

License offices closed Aug. 25

Nineteen Division of Motor Vehicles driver license offices located in eastern North Carolina will be closed for one-day training either on Thursday, Aug. 25, or on Friday, Aug. 26. The closures will be for one day only; all offices...

Rain doesn't stop show

Rain moved Saturday's final Concert in the Park featuring Nowhere But Up and Freeport inside the Herman Center, and those in attendance like Davie Shoetes kept moving to the music. The free concert series normally held in front of...

Hearing on school bonds to be set

Wayne County commissioners Tuesday morning are expected to schedule a public hearing for Sept. 6 at 9 a.m. on plans to sell federal Qualified School Construction Bonds to finance $15 million in construction and renovations at Norwayne and Eastern...

Public record

Booze it and Lose it Seventy-seven violations were cited Aug. 12 when law enforcement officers from the Goldsboro and Fremont police departments, Wayne County Sheriff's Department and Wayne County's Probation/Parole department conducted a "Booze It and Lose It" checkpoint at...

Alzheimer's caregivers conference to be held Aug. 23

In some ways, having dementia can be like navigating a carnival funhouse, where the person becomes disoriented and the brain won't cooperate. Except that for those diagnosed with Alzheimer's, or the caregivers and family members on the sidelines, it isn't...