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Thursday, July 18, 2013

Fire cost recoup plan is tabled

A proposed county ordinance that would allow emergency services agencies to charge fees to recover costs associated with extended-stay or equipment-intensive calls has been tabled until concerns over the makeup of a review committee and confusion over who could...

Grantham School design options on meeting agenda

Possible designs for a new Grantham School as well as for several other school facilities included in the county's $258 million capital improvement plan will be presented when Wayne County commissioners and the Board of Education meet in joint...

Funding cutback forces teacher shuffle

When Wayne County Public Schools received its state and federal budget allotments for 2013-14 in May, the Exceptional Children's program was cut by more than $1 million, translating to the removal of 22 EC teachers to balance the budgets....

Public record

Fraud A woman shopping for student loans was taken in by an Internet scam, according to a Goldsboro police report. Shaniece Carissa, 26, of 225 Randall Lane, told investigators that she applied for a loan online. After filling out the...

Filing deadline is Friday

Friday at noon is the deadline for candidates to file for the municipal and sanitary district seats up for election in November. Elections will be held in Mount Olive, Pikeville, Eureka, Seven Springs and Walnut Creek. Seats also are...