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Thursday, January 24, 2013

Schools to close early Friday

Officials with Wayne County Public Schools announced this evening that school will be dismissed three hours early Friday due to the threat of a winter storm and potential hazardous road conditions. In addition, all after-school programs and school-sponsored events...

WATCH will add a third clinic

WATCH is in the process of replenishing its nurse practitioner pool and plans to open a third clinic in the fall, using recently acquired funding from Golden LEAF Foundation. The full-time clinic has been funded for a year. The original...

Victim shot in projects

They had been speculating about who was behind the large, red tarp for more than an hour -- the Seymour Drive residents who, a few at a time, were awakened to news that police were investigating a fatal shooting in...

Commission considers giving power back to board

The Republican-controlled Wayne County Board of Commissioners Tuesday morning signaled that it could return at least part of the authority that the county Planning Board lost to the previous Democratic commission just over three years ago. Commissioners started the process...

Getting ready for storm

A state Department of Transportation truck spreads a salt solution on Royall Avenue this morning. Highway officials are preparing roadways across Wayne County in anticipation of what weather forecasters say is a storm Friday that could bring sleet and...

Chamber chief resigns her post

For the second time in seven months, the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce is preparing an interim leadership team now that President Bonnie Grady has resigned. Ms. Grady formally submitted her resignation Wednesday, Chamber Chairman Tom Bradshaw said this...

Shooting victim identified

Members of the Goldsboro Police Department have identified the man found shot to death at 414 Seymour Drive early this morning. Shabazz Arness Woods, of 402 E. Mulberry Street, was 18 years old. For complete details and more from the...