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Monday, June 18, 2012

GPD nabs suspected graduation party shooter

The Goldsboro Police Department has made in arrest in connection with an early-morning shooting that sent two local residents to Wayne Memorial Hospital June 10. Bobby Davis III has been charged with two counts of assault with a deadly...

Linton first in national contest

Marisa Linton, 19, of the Grantham community, recently won the senior division of the National Make It With Wool competition held in Scottsdale, Ariz. She is one of few to have won this competition twice -- once in 2009...

Hospital's new emergency room opens Wednesday

Long before work began on the new emergency room at Wayne Memorial Hospital, hospital officials visited other facilities to see what amenities would best meet the needs of the county's residents. Denise Bruce, clinical director of the Wayne Memorial emergency...

Final bypass contract to be awarded Tuesday

The state Board of Transportation is scheduled to award the contract for the final and westernmost section of the U.S. 70 Goldsboro Bypass on Tuesday. The estimated cost for the 5.9-mile section from just west of N.C. 581 east to...

County budget public hearing Tuesday

Wayne County residents will have the opportunity during a Tuesday morning public hearing to comment on or ask questions about the county's $159 million budget proposal that maintains the current tax rate of 70.25 cents per $100 worth of...

Flag retirement

Members of Boy Scout Troop 8 salute the flag while it is lowered to be retired during the troop's flag retirement ceremony at New Hope United Methodist Church. Troop 8 performed the proper ceremony in retiring a flag, which...

Exchange student host families are still needed

Host families are still needed for eight high school students, four Spanish students from June 26 to July 24, and four French students from July 9 to Aug. 4. The exchange students have a proficiency level in English of...