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Friday, June 14, 2013

Wind swept

Wayne County was spared the damage and power outages visited on other parts of the state, particularly to the west and north, by a fast-moving storm system that swept across North Carolina on Thursday evening. No injuries have been reported....

Transformer blows outside elementary

An electrical transformer blew outside Meadow Lane Elementary School today just before 8:30 a.m., prompting faculty to call the fire department. The students are already out for summer vacation, so no children were present. Goldsboro Fire Department Assistant Chief Frank...

County seeking library bidders

Requests for qualifications were sent out Thursday afternoon for design/build teams interested in building the new Steele Memorial Library in Mount Olive. Responses are due back to the Wayne County purchasing manager's office by 2 p.m. July 2. County staff...

Fremont officials are trying to beef up police patrols

FREMONT -- In developing a 2013-14 budget, Fremont's town board is looking for ways to find more money to pay for part-time police officers. Last month, Mayor Darren Flowers formed a committee to discuss the issue. An increase would...