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Thursday, May 2, 2013

Funding cuts will eliminate extra classes this summer

The only summer school classes offered by Wayne County Public Schools will be held for about 100 students at Dillard Middle School, officials say. "We do not have funding from the legislators for any students except for the Race...

Commissioners paying $7,000 for liaison to handle questions

The Wayne County commission has hired a liaison to speak to the media -- at an additional payroll cost of about $7,000. Chairman Steve Keen refused to comment on the appointment of Barbara Arntsen, Wayne County public affairs and marketing...

County to donors: Pay for design/build

A Mount Olive grassroots organization that already has paid nearly $231,000 raised by the community for the design of a new town library could be asked to pay another $35,000 so that the county can terminate its contract with the...

Kinston man faces child porn sentencing

WILMINGTON -- A Kinston accountant pleaded guilty in federal court this week to a charge of possessing child pornography. William Walter Barker, 44, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to one count of receipt of child pornography. The minimum...

Demolition slated

Demolition of the former Arts Council of Wayne County building is set to begin May 20. Goldsboro City Council awarded the $197,000 contract to A K Grading and Demolition to raze the structure at 2406 E. Ash St. The...

Hospital honors volunteer of the year

Wayne Memorial Hospital recently honored its outstanding volunteers for service over the past year. Gene Angstadt was named volunteer of the year. The Rosa Christian Koch Award, presented to a volunteer who exemplifies outstanding customer service skills, went to...

Ray LaHood visits, tours Union Station

Ray LaHood, the U.S. secretary of transportation, visited Goldsboro on Tuesday, meeting with city and county officials and touring the current Gateway bus transfer station and Goldsboro Union Station. LaHood, who came at the request of Congressman G.K. Butterfield,...

New doctor starts at Wayne Memorial Hospital

Dr. Robert Albrecht, a specialist in vascular surgery, is the newest member of Wayne Memorial Hospital's medical staff. The physician is board certified in general and vascular surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. His...