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Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Rep. Jones meets with veterans

Congressman Walter Jones unveiled a plan he said would save the country billions of dollars -- a simple strategy that could very well end the debt crisis and set the nation back on the right course. But his message...

Work to start on VA clinic

Construction of a new Veterans Affairs clinic in Goldsboro is expected to begin this fall after a bid to build the 10,000-square-foot clinic was awarded to Construction Managers of Goldsboro. Veterans living in Wayne and surrounding counties are expected...

Schools' open houses to begin Thursday night

With the first day of school arriving next week for Wayne County Public Schools, officials have announced open house dates and times. Students and parents are encouraged to attend the events, which allow staff and teachers to welcome new...

Relay for Life moving to county fairgrounds

After a lengthy and coveted partnership, Wayne Community College and one of the county's most popular events are parting ways. Relay for Life is changing venues. But despite the fact that one of the county's most popular events will...

For 'Coach Les'

They didn't need to put black stickers on their helmets to remember all the values their fallen coach instilled in them. The banner featuring his likeness isn't the only place they see his face. They don't have to recite...

Council takes care of routine business

"He's been here a week and we haven't run him off yet," Mayor King joked in the opening moments of Monday night's City Council meeting, City Manager Scott Stevens' first in his official capacity. "Scott is tough." A light...

Public record

Suspect identity sought Goldsboro police are asking the assistance of the public in identifying a suspect in the June 16-17 break-in at Warren's Small Engine Repair located at 4209 U.S. 70 E. Surveillance video captured images during the break-in...