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Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Mobile home parks exempted from fee

Wayne County mobile home park owners have been exempted, at least for this year, from paying the county's $45 convenience (recycling) site fee -- a move that will create a $150,000 dent in the county budget. The vote Tuesday by...

WCC aviation program open house Friday

The aviation systems technology program at Wayne Community College will celebrate its facilities renovation with an open house Friday at the Wayne Executive Jetport north of Goldsboro. The event, from 10 a.m. until noon, will include tours and demonstrations...

Spaghetti for Kennedy

A spaghetti supper is being planned Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Northeast Elementary School cafeteria to raise funds for the Deans' medical expenses. The event will include a raffle and live auction. Tickets are $7, with...

King elected as board officer for League of Municipalities

Goldsboro Mayor Al King was elected second vice president of the N.C. League of Municipalities Board of Directors during its annual conference held Oct. 22-25 at the Raleigh Convention Center. He will serve a one-year term. Nearly 1,200 municipal...

Cheering for Kennedy

One minute 7-year-old Kennedy Dean was playing on the playground at Northeast Elementary with other second-graders at her school. Seconds later, she was suffering from what would later be diagnosed as a brain hemorrhage. Virtually each day since that...

County approves grant match

It will take Wayne County less than two years to recoup the $157,400 it will provide as a local match for Cooper Standard Automotive to receive a $157,400 One North Carolina Fund grant and the benefits after that "will be...

Boy Scouts focus on breast cancer awareness

Boy Scout Troop 8, sponsored by New Hope United Methodist Church, conducted a breast cancer awareness event on Oct. 25 for the troop's "scouting family." The event was in collaboration with the American Cancer Society and a breast cancer...

Public record

Man shot in leg A 44-year-old Goldsboro man was shot multiple times in his upper leg around 1 a.m. this morning. Goldsboro police responded to the shooting of Tyrone Lee Hicklin in the 400 block of North Kornegay Street, where...

Building, not just selling

Members of the Goldsboro Wayne County Association of Realtors were helping put the finishing touches on a Habitat home on Ben Brewington Court that will be dedicated Saturday. On Thursday, they are scheduled to help work on a home...