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Monday, January 9, 2012

County may seek opinions in survey

Would Wayne County residents rather pay for a new school or jail with sales tax money or with property tax money? Is the county meeting the transportation needs of its citizens? And are residents familiar with the public health care...

2012's list: general comments

Revenues are actually projected to be up in the city this fiscal year compared to the last few years, thanks to property revaluation in the city that increased the value of the city's taxable property and the Goldsboro City...

2012's list: City leaders give their opinions

MAYOR AL KING: Our revenue. We need to make sure that we do whatever we can to increase revenue. Without revenue, you can't do anything. The number one goal or requirement is to make sure of the revenue flow...

Jobless rate in Wayne drops

Wayne County's unemployment rate decreased again from October to November, according to the latest data from the state's Employment Security Commission. Wayne joined 73 other counties across the state that saw decreases in their unemployment rates, showing a decrease...

Speaker chosen for Wayne Community College MLK celebration

A LaGrange native and civil rights veteran will be the featured speaker at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at Wayne Community College, sponsored by the school's Cultural Diversity/Global Education Task Force. Irving Joyner, a professor of law...

City manager: Good times are ahead

Citing predictions from the economic sector that 2012 will be a better year than last, Goldsboro City Manager Scott Stevens says he thinks the year will see citizens' fortunes improve as the city around them grows even more to...

Employer Support Freedom Award nominations being taken

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Defense Department agency, is looking for National Guard and military Reserve members to nominate their supportive employers for the 2012 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award before the Jan. 16...