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Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Grads will turn tassels

High school graduation season kicks off this weekend, as the first round of ceremonies for private and the two newest public high schools are held. Faith Christian Academy will hold its event Friday night at 7 p.m. at the...

Deadlines looming for tax programs

The deadline is just two weeks away to apply for one of the state's property tax-relief programs. The Senior Citizen/Disability Homestead Exclusion and the Disabled Veteran Property Tax Exclusion programs provide actual tax exemptions on property. Applicants might qualify for...

Community gives input on plans for W.A. Foster

The Goldsboro Park and Recreation Department held two public input sessions Tuesday at the W.A. Foster Recreation Center to collect ideas for what the Mina Weil Park master plan should include. Mina Weil Park is the chosen site for...

Planning Board sends number of plats on to county commission

Most of the subdivision plats recommended for approval Tuesday night by the Wayne County Planning Board would have stopped with that board had county commissioners been unanimous last week in their approval of changes to the subdivision ordinance. Some...

Pikeville American Legion to raise flag over cemetery

PIKEVILLE -- Old Glory will once again fly over the town cemetery thanks to the efforts of Pikeville American Legion Post 541. The public is invited to a a flag-raising ceremony at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the cemetery when...

Skills demonstration

Goldsboro High School students and Goldsboro Fire Department cadets put on a demonstration of their skills in front of fellow students on the football field Monday afternoon. The cadets worked through four stations, showing skills and techniques that firefighters...

Middle school CTE Teacher of the Year named

A business education teacher at Grantham School has been named Wayne County Public Schools' 2012-13 Career and Technical Education Middle School Teacher of the Year. Kimberly Pigford-Parker has 21 years in education and currently teaches sixth, seventh and eighth...