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Wednesday, September 5, 2012

City eyes plans for W.A. Foster

The city of Goldsboro is moving toward replacing an aging recreation center although staff is finding it difficult to find nearby land to acquire to build on. The rebuilding of the W.A. Foster Recreation Center was discussed late during...

State Board of Elections approves Sunday

The state Board of Elections by a 3-2 party-line vote Tuesday morning overrode last month's decision by the Wayne County Board of Elections not to include a Sunday in its one-stop voting plan. Democrats Larry Leake, chairman, Robert Cordle, secretary,...

Prison terms possible for four in scam

The four people who have pleaded guilty in a bid-rigging scheme involving the Wayne County Public Schools could receive prison terms ranging from just over three years to up to 10 years. Pamela Carol Turner, 45, of Selma, owner of...

Commissioners approve new Internet cafe ordinance

As of Tuesday morning Wayne County has a countywide ordinance regulating the location and operation of Internet or electronic gaming operations. All that is missing are the fees the county might charge. Wayne County commissioners' unanimous approval Tuesday morning of...

Wayne Community College to offer restaurant food code course

Wayne Community College Continuing Education Services plans to offer a class this fall for restaurant workers, in line with the state's recently adopted "food code." Joyce Hamilton-Fleming, WCC continuing education allied health coordinator, said she was approached by the...

Wayne Community College to hold Constitution Day talk Sept. 17

"The Constitution and the American Military" will be the topic of a Constitution Day talk at Wayne Community College on Monday, Sept. 17. The event, which will be held at 7 p.m. in Moffatt Auditorium in the Wayne Learning...

WATCH nurse sees positives in Cuba

When Wayne Action Teams for Community Health, or WATCH, was introduced more than a decade ago to provide health care for the uninsured and underinsured in Wayne County, Kathy Johnson was hired as nurse practitioner. Except for a brief...

Duplin Hall of Fame nomination deadline Sept. 25

Nomination applications for the 2012 Duplin County Hall of Fame are now being accepted. Applications for the award recipients are now available from any Hall of Fame board member. The annual banquet will be held Nov. 8. Each year,...

Public record

Residential shooting When she heard gunshots about noon Monday, Ivey Oden, 62, 922 Seaboard St., did not know her home had been the target. By noon Tuesday, Ms. Oden discovered her bathroom window was shot out. The damage occurred on...