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Monday, May 21, 2012

Wayne County Public Schools seniors to turn tassels

Wayne County Public Schools will graduate approximately 1,184 seniors over the course of the coming weeks, officials say. In addition to the six traditional schools in the district, which will produce 1,048 candidates, the two non-traditional schools will hold ceremonies...

916th ARW commander gets new assignment

There is no word yet on just when he will relinquish command of the 916th Air Refueling Wing, but Col. Randall Ogden has received his next assignment. Seymour Johnson Air Force Base officials confirmed this morning that the colonel will,...

Confederate memorial

Glenn Fields of the Sons of Confederate Veterans unveils a portrait of Civil War soldier William Gray Hollowell during a Confederate Memorial Day Service at Willowdale Cemetery on Sunday. Hollowell was a private in the Goldsboro Rifles who enlisted...

Seven Springs woman speaks for seat belts

Liza Mozingo of Seven Springs, who was paralyzed from the waist down following a traffic accident three years ago, was to speak this morning about the importance of wearing seat belts during the N.C. Governor's Highway Safety Program "Click...

Kenansville man killed in crash

A Kenansville man was killed Sunday morning after striking a ditch at a high rate of speed on his motorcycle. Jeffrey Wellington, 39, of Kirby Quinn Road, was traveling on that road at about 6 a.m. and failed to...

Leaders will eye mobile homes

Wayne County Commissioner and former Planning Board chairman Steve Keen recently scolded fellow board members for seemingly thwarting development projects when they reach the board for final approval even though they have met county rules and regulations. But for Commissioners...

Alumni groups planning reunions

Dillard/Goldsboro Alumni & Friends will hold its 57th homecoming celebration during Memorial Day weekend, May 24-27. Celebrating reunion classes will be those ending in 2's and 7's. Kicking off the annual event will be the scholarship and awards program...

911 questions necessary, EMS says

Wayne County 911 emergency dispatchers want people to know they are not being "nosey" when they question callers, they just want to be able to connect the right emergency service to the right person. The questions are necessary to mount...

Public record

Counterfeit money found Cathy Eubanks, principal at Easter Wayne Middle School, filed a report on May 16 alleging counterfeit money was found on school grounds. A student reportedly found a $10 bill against a fence and attempted to use...

Central/EW Alumni reunite this weekend

The 40th annual homecoming of Central/Eastern Wayne Alumni & Friends will be held Friday through Sunday, featuring the Central High classes of 1942, '52, '62 and the Eastern Wayne classes of 1972, '82, '92 and 2012 . Events will...

Air Force museum survey planned

Kathleen Tinworth of ExposeYourMuseum wrapped up her community evaluation concerning the city's proposed Air Force museum May 16 at the Goldsboro Youth Council meeting where she asked a few quick questions, but mainly highlighted an online and paper survey...