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Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Council tables felines again

After missing its July 1 meeting due to the Independence Day holiday and a light agenda, Goldsboro City Council made up for lost time with a packed agenda Monday night, which included the annexation and approval of a cluster subdivision...

Second GPAC call-in held

Goldsboro Partners Against Crime held its second call-in Tuesday in the City Council chambers at the old city hall. The second call-in was much like the first held in March, but with a new group of offenders brought in to...

3, 2, 1, Blastoff

Kinetic Minds of Goldsboro is holding a green energy summer camp at Wayne Community College. One of their projects this week was to launch water rockets, explained founder Eskabonna Henderson. The rockets were part of a renewable energy lesson that...

Fremont board meets, addresses Town Hall improvement

FREMONT -- Tuesday night at the Board of Alderman meeting, members approved a request to allocate approximately $810 for window tinting on the Town Hall to reduce the glare between the front desk and residents interacting with city employees due...

Man shot in hip by wife

A Wayne County man was shot in the hip by his wife Monday, according to the Wayne County Sheriff's Office. Classie Best Dawson, 50, of 117 Saulsberry Drive, was charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury and...

Man's wounds from window not self-stabbing

More details have emerged in the case of the man who allegedly stabbed himself in the chest early Monday morning. Police now say Perrin's injuries resulted from him climbing through a broken out window. Emmanuel Dillon Perrin, 24, was arrested...

Bid to oust Smith falls short

Wayne County commissioners Tuesday morning voted down by a 6-1 margin Commissioner Joe Daughtery's motion to fire County Manager Lee Smith after questioning Smith's credibility and honesty. While agreeing with some of Daughtery's comments, commissioners said they were not in...

Funds being raised for Blue Star highway marker

Wayne County residents are being asked to help raise $1,500 to cover the cost for a Blue Star Memorial Highway marker to pay tribute to the nation's veterans. The marker, already approved by the state Department of Transportation, would be...

Back in the skies: 336th flying again

It has been more than two months since they stepped across the flight line -- since they extended crisp salutes and handshakes to the men charged with ensuring their F-15Es were fit to fly. So when 336th Fighter Squadron Commander...