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Monday, May 14, 2012

Guns taken from shop

An early morning break-in today at WT's Guns has resulted in the theft of 12 firearms. Wayne County sheriff's deputies said an alarm was triggered at the store, which is located at 115 Centura Drive off U.S. 70 West,...

Police: Stabbing was not accident

The man arrested and taken into custody for the stabbing death of his brother early Saturday morning is scheduled for his first court appearance today. Alonza Ervin Barnes, 31, was arrested without incident after officers responded to a call...

Streetscape work begins

Work on the Center Street Streetscape project began this morning and will result in the 200 north block of the street being blocked off at its intersections with Mulberry Street and Ash Street at the traffic circle. Parking for...

Dillard Academy adds new classrooms

Dillard Academy, the county's sole charter school, has spent nearly a decade campaigning and fundraising for additional classroom space. On Friday, school personnel, supporters and students dedicated the new annex building in the name of the superintendent and founder...

County will eye EMS system

Wayne County commissioners will follow up on discussions from an earlier planning retreat about plans for the county's emergency services system and a new senior center at their meeting Tuesday. The meeting will start with an agenda briefing at 8...

New extension agent takes on Wayne County field crops job

John Sanderson, 55, a native of the Four Oaks community in Johnston County, has been hired as the new field crop agent for the Wayne County Cooperative Extension Service. It is the first time that slot has been filled since...

Museum survey continuing today

A community input specialist with Verner Johnson will be in town through Wednesday soliciting opinions and ideas from citizens on Goldsboro's proposed Air Force museum. Kathleen Tinworth was at the Goldsboro Family YMCA this morning and is scheduled to...

DOT holding contract meetings with minority businesses for U.S. 70

Contracts for the section of the U.S. 70 Goldsboro Bypass from west of N.C. 581 to I-795 are on target to be awarded next month with construction beginning later this summer. Businesses classified by the state as Disadvantaged Business...

Public record

B&Es and larcenies *Edna Forte reported $2,440 worth of items and damage to her Toyota Camry at her home, including air conditioning/heat controls, wheel covers, speakers and a radio. The incident occurred between 10:30 p.m. Friday and 6:17 a.m. Saturday....

Parents now can access grades, etc. online

Parents who want to know more about their child's progress in school will be able to track it online, thanks to a web-based initiative being introduced in Wayne County Public Schools. The Parent Assistant Module, or PAM, runs in tandem...

Leadership Wayne helps bring city park up to standard

Thomas Pate reached down to the playground mulch and gathers some in his hands while Charlie Ivey spoke from a podium. Ivey was dedicating the mulch and kiosk the Leadership Wayne class of 2011-12 worked to donate to the...