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Thursday, February 16, 2012

Students present play with message

Kristie Johnson is very much at home on the stage. From playing the lead in "Anne of Green Gables" at Wayne Community College to a lesser role in "Snow White" for Missoula Children's Theater, the 16-year-old has enjoyed any opportunity...

Looking at cost vs. gain for land

Residential development might be attractive because of the money it pumps into the county, but a recent study found that for each $1 of revenue generated, it costs Wayne County $1.24 to provide community services to development uses, while each...

County exhausts heating aid funds

It has taken less than a week for Wayne County to go through the additional $72,893 it had received for the federally funded Low Income Energy Assistance Program. Applications for funds to help the needy with heating bills opened last...

Mayor will run for his third term

Goldsboro Mayor Al King announced Wednesday he will run for re-election. King made the announcement during the Goldsboro City Council retreat at the Paramount Theatre, following a presentation by a representative from the N.C. League of Municipalities. King notified...

School building rising

Construction at Eastern Wayne Middle School is on schedule, officials say, partly because of the warm, dry weather in recent weeks. Steel beams are being erected and welded together, and the structure received its first floor of cement this...

Local men in Shriner leadership roles

Two Goldsboro men are serving leadership roles with the Sudan Shriners. B.F. Smith Jr. was re-elected in January to his 14th term as the recorder of Sudan Shriners and George L. Raecher was appointed by Potentate Steve Norris as...

City eyes course, W.A. Foster

The Goldsboro City Council's two-day retreat at the Paramount Theatre this week wrapped up Wednesday, and although there were few binding decisions made, the city's elected officials gave direction to department heads that will factor heavily into the city's...

Public record

Man stabbed in car Mario Farmer reported that a woman stabbed him in the his hand while the two were in his vehicle Tuesday about 8:30 p.m. in the 1200 block of South Slocumb Street. Farmer refused medical treatment...