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Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Pikeville Town Board criticizes police chief's work

PIKEVILLE -- Several members of the Pikeville Town Board were sharply critical of the town's police chief at the town board meeting Monday night, saying the law enforcement presence in the town is often lacking. The discussion of the...

A place of their own

A new school for high-functioning children with autism has recently opened and is appropriately named -- New Independence Academy. Housed in the fellowship hall of Rosewood Worship Center, its director, Debbie Outland, said the population served requires a unique...

Robber hits store twice

A local convenience store has been robbed again -- for the second time in 10 days. And the same suspect in that case is also wanted in connection with several other robberies around the area. Police believe that Samuel...

City Council approves $700,000 building sale; limits riding at Busco

The Goldsboro City Council has voted to rezone the Busco Beach and ATV Park property and to sell the property where the former Arts Council of Wayne County once stood. Council placed new restrictions on the park, which is...

District OKs land buy for new school

The Wayne County Board of Education voted Monday night to proceed with the purchase of a parcel of land for the proposed Spring Creek Middle School, approved its 2013-14 uniform budget and approved a measure to sell five older modular...

A Wayne County cornerstone

Wayne County Chamber of Commerce President Kate Daniels, Goldsboro Mayor Al King, 2013 Cornerstone Award winner Dr. David Tayloe Jr. and Wayne County Chamber of Commerce Chairman Tom Bradshaw unveil Tayloe's award plaque at Cornerstone Commons on Oct 3....

Big Sweep picks up nearly 1,000 pounds of trash

This year's Big Sweep has netted 67 bags of trash so far, totaling 955 pounds. More than 200 volunteers covered almost 14 miles in Wayne County at 14 sites, said coordinator Barbara Byers. She said the Jordan's Chapel Road...