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Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Retirees make decisions as schools seek new staff

Wayne County Public Schools will have positions to fill next year, depending on the result of state budget talks, as more county teachers and staff decide this is the year they will retire. The latest pool of educators who...

Election director facing scrutiny

The Wayne County Board of Elections met behind closed doors for two hours Tuesday morning with state Board of Elections Director Gary Bartlett before recessing the meeting until 8:30 a.m. Friday in the commissioners' meeting room on the fourth...

City sets its sights on disc golf tourneys

Goldsboro is making plans to bring major disc golf tournaments to Wayne County in the next three years in an effort that will also result in an additional disc golf course at Berkeley Park. Travel and Tourism Director Betsy...

Deannexation gets final OK

The eight-year battle surrounding the involuntary annexation of the Buck Swamp and Salem Church Road area northwest of Goldsboro has come to a close now that the General Assembly has approved a law canceling that annexation outright along with...

Five students receive Robinson scholarships

Five Wayne County Public Schools high school seniors have been awarded scholarships to continue their education in the fields of medicine, nursing, agriculture or the ministry of the Presbyterian and Episcopal churches. The Emmet and Mary Robinson Trust Fund...

Public record

B&Es and larcenies *Lloyd Jackson reported the theft of $1,500 of tin siding, a stand for a 55-gallon oil drum and four tire rims from his home in the 800 block of Ditchbank Road that occurred between May 21 and...

Mount Olive College names its professor of the year

MOUNT OLIVE -- Dr. Patricia Prunty, associate professor of psychology, is the 2012 recipient of the Mount Olive College Professor of the Year Award. The award is given to a full-time faculty member who exemplifies devotion above and beyond...

Area students receive McDonald's scholarships

Four area students, who also work at McDonald's restaurants, have been awarded $1,000 scholarships by the company. The Ray Kroc scholarship awards were presented recently to McDonald's employees furthering their secondary education. At a ceremony in Greenville, 16 students...