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Friday, August 3, 2012

Yes, it was just an exercise

City residents who might have heard gunfire or explosions near the former Wayne Community College campus off U.S. 70 need not have been alarmed. Goldsboro and Wayne County law enforcement officers, fire and rescue personnel and emergency medical service personnel...

Construction moving along on state-of-the-art psychiatric facility

It's definitely not some place people would want to go for psychiatric help right now, but walking through new Cherry Hospital on West Ash Street, one can begin to see the facility taking shape. Inner walls are up; windows...

First results in from survey

Conversations about names and mission statements began in earnest Thursday afternoon as the Air Force Museum Citizen Committee met and studied preliminary demographic results from its community survey held earlier this year. There were 482 submitted surveys, which came...

Local ABC results are in

Performance scores increased at more than half of the 31 public schools in Wayne County, and the four-year cohort graduation rates also rose, from 74.6 percent to 80.1 percent. According to the state's final 2011-12 ABCs/AMO results, released Thursday, one-third...

Hitch named to lead Shelton Leadership Center

RALEIGH -- Dr. Chris Hitch has been selected as director of the General H. Hugh Shelton Leadership Center at North Carolina State University and program director in the N.C. State Poole College of Management's Executive Programs office. He begins in...

Public record

Landscapers discover break-in A lawn care crew arrived at a vacant home Wednesday and discovered the door had been pried open. The residence at 430 Branch St. is owned by Christopher Boone, 34, of Raleigh. Intruders damaged the side...

Catfishing tournament for children to be held Saturday at city golf course

Goldsboro Parks and Recreation is giving kids an unprecedented opportunity to learn to fish at the Goldsboro Municipal Golf Course Saturday through its Big Cat Catfishing Tournament. Children ages 5 to 15 can earn prizes for fishing at the...

Courthouse closed due to failure of air conditioning system

The Wayne County Courthouse has, in effect been evacuated. A mass exodus of employees took place around noon today as all offices were closed and operations suspended until 7 a.m. Monday.The air conditioning system has failed throughout the entire building....