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Friday, June 1, 2012

Elections board delays decision; member absent

The Wayne County Board of Elections recessed its meeting this morning for the second time this week without any public comment about its closed-door deliberations that might involve county Elections Director Vickie Reed. Republican board member Hal Keck was not...

Col. Jeannie Leavitt officially takes command of the 4th Fighter Wing

A new page was added to the Air Force history books this morning -- and it only took three words. Col. Jeannie Leavitt became the first female to take command of the storied 4th Fighter Wing during a ceremony held...

Born Learning featival Saturday

Born Learning Young Children's Festival, planned for Saturday in Herman Park, promises to be the best yet, organizers say. "This year we are having an absolutely huge festival -- vendors, community agencies, outside entertainment and activities from across the state...

WorkKeys tests to be offered five times this month

The WorkKeys tests for Career Readiness Certification will be offered five times in June. The Wayne Occupational Readiness Keys for Success program will provide testing sessions 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on June 12 and 26; 12:30-4:30 p.m. on June 7;...

Public record

B&Es and larcenies *Employee Earl Artis reported rain gutters, valued at $1,000, stolen from Dillard Academy at 504 W. Elm St. The gutters were pulled off the side of the building between Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning. *Cathy Best reported...

City parks and rec has weekend of events

Goldsboro Parks and Recreation is making certain there is no shortage of things to do during the first weekend of June, as the department has lined up a litany of free events beginning today and finishing up Sunday. Today...

Arts Council taking applications for grants

The Arts Council of Wayne County is taking applications for North Carolina Arts Council Grassroots Arts Program subgrants through Aug. 1. Eligible organizations must promote and develop diverse cultural arts programming in Wayne County. Priority is given to qualified arts...