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Monday, September 19, 2011

Hospital acquiring orthopedic practice

Wayne Memorial Hospital is in the process of acquiring a new practice of physicians, effective January 2012. The board of directors voted this month to sign a letter of intent to have Goldsboro Orthopaedic Associates become part of Wayne Health...

Waiting for more help

The future home for Services for the Aging on Ash Street was a staging ground early today for the distribution of vouchers for people who lost food during Hurricane Irene. Wayne County Sheriff's Deputy Edward Miller watches as the...

Shooting victim found at apartment

A 21-year-old man was fatally wounded by gunfire late Saturday night in a Goldsboro apartment complex. Laquan Devon Pearsall, 21, was shot in the area of the Jefferson Court Apartments in the 1100 block of North Jefferson Street, according...

Churches collect food, supplies for struggling coastal families

When disaster strikes, the American Red Cross sends aid in many forms to those affected, from providing food and shelter to hosting a kitchen to give hot meals to those still without power. But what happens when the Red...

ESL enrollment on the rise

The number of immigrant students in Wayne County Public Schools is climbing, and officials say they expect the trend to continue. "Students born outside the U.S. and have lived in the U.S. three years or less, last year we had...

Commissioners to discuss county Hazard Mitigation Plan

Wayne County commissioners Tuesday morning will hold public hearings on the county Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan as well as a proposed application for $206,220 in funding through the Rural Operating Assistance Program (ROAP). The hearings will start at 9:15 a.m....

Taste of Wayne tickets on sale

The United Way of Wayne County will sponsor the annual Taste of Wayne food festival on Thursday, Oct. 13, from 5-8 p.m. at Wayne Community College. About 30 restaurants are expected to participate in what has become one of...

Public record

Goldsboro police are investigating these reports: *Yaminika Boyette, 30, of North John Street, reported a black man struck her in the face during an argument at her home and also pushed her 14-year-old daughter. *Donald Wardell Ballard, 35, of Holly...

Historical association, museum photo contests

The Wayne County Historical Association is accepting entries for its photography contests. Entries should be photos of subjects at least 50 years of age. Participants may take photos of historic buildings or artifacts. This includes but is not limited to...