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Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Sheriff: It's time to fix jail

A visibly upset Wayne County Sheriff Carey Winders Tuesday placed the onus squarely on county commissioners for any fallout resulting from their continued delay to make repairs to the county jail. "I am going to tell you what, we...

Council candidate gets approval to run

A candidate for the Goldsboro City Council whose right to run had been challenged was cleared by the Wayne County Board of Elections on Tuesday. Kyle Pritchard will be able to go forward with his campaign for the District...

District OKs new calendar

The Board of Education approved school calendars for 2012-13 Monday night, in compliance with recent state legislation requiring districts to develop a 185-day calendar. Members would have preferred, though, for the state to say the school year could start earlier....

Public record

Copper ripped from home Kevin Korth reported to Goldsboro police the larceny of copper downspouts from his home in the 300 block of South Pineview Avenue that occurred between March 27 and April 2. The two downspouts, which were...

For the children

Mayor Al King has proclaimed April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. WAGES and the Wayne County For Children Council organized the event at which Green gave the keynote speech on the steps to City Hall. More than 129,000 children...

Fifty years of flight

B.E. Dean, left, shakes hands with Harold Berk Tuesday evening at the Wayne County Executive Jetport. Berk and other members of the Goldsboro-Wayne Aviation Association gathered to present Dean with the organization's Lifetime Aviation Award -- an honor that commemorates...

Etheridge brings his bid for governer to Wilber's

A former U.S. congressman was in town Tuesday afternoon as part of his bid to be the Democratic nominee in the state's gubernatorial election this fall. Rep. Bob Etheridge, who represented North Carolina's second congressional district before losing his...

Council defers North Berkeley rezoning decision

It look less than a quarter of an hour for the Goldsboro City Council to address the city's business Monday night as Mayor Al King adjourned the meeting at just past 7:10 p.m. after making quick work of the...