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Thursday, September 13, 2012

Extension horticulture agent named

When Jessica Strickland first came to Wayne County, she was fresh out of college and ready to bring her passion for horticulture to the area through her position with the Cooperative Extension. After a stint teaching agriculture education in...

Insurance rates drop for county's flood areas

Wayne County's efforts to minimize property damage caused by flooding in its flood plain areas have also benefited residents who have standard flood insurance policies. By exceeding the standards set by the National Flood Insurance Program, county residents will receive...

School board talks buses

The Wayne County Board of Education officially approved start times at four schools Monday night -- even though technicallythe district has been operating under the schedule since school started Aug. 27. Dr. Craig McFadden, assistant superintendent for accountability-student services, said...

Teen missing since Sunday

Goldsboro police issued an Amber Alert Wednesday, at 11:30 a.m., for Kennedy Fitzgerald McLaurin Jr., 16, 1901 Rose St. Kennedy, a junior at Goldsboro High School, was reported missing Monday by his mother, who last saw her son at home...

916th commander ready to take post

The guidon will not officially change hands for another 10 days, but Col. Gregory Gilmour already sounds like the 916th Air Refueling Wing commander. He is well-versed on the sacrifices being made by the men and women who make up...

Public record

Shot self in foot A man was getting acquainted with his newly acquired weapon Tuesday when he accidentally discharged a round into his own foot. Damian Benjamin Vance, 24, 100 Angus Drive, was cleaning his 9mm Taurus, and apparently had...