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Friday, January 10, 2014

NCHP: Driver won't be charged

PIKEVILLE -- The driver of the vehicle that struck a Norwayne Middle School student at a bus stop on Rose Road near Pikeville on Thursday will not be charged, the N.C. State Highway Patrol said this morning.However, Wayne County School...

City collects trees; turns them into mulch

Just because the official end to the Christmas tree pickup is scheduled for today doesn't mean procrastinators will not be able to get rid of their last remnant from the holidays. The Goldsboro Public Works Department has picked up more...

Traffic stop ends with drug arrest

A Princeton man is in the Wayne County Jail today under a $100,000 bond on charges of trafficking in opiates by possession and transportation, and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to the Wayne County Sheriff's Office. Joseph Clifton Johnson,...

Here comes the sun

Wayne County commissioners have scheduled a Feb. 18 public hearing on proposed zoning of solar energy facilities despite concerns by several board members that the initial rules are too restrictive and would infringe on the rights of property owners....

Even more solar farms looking to come to area

A Canadian solar farm supply company working with NARENCO, a solar developer out of Charlotte, announced plans this week for three new solar farms for Wayne County. Two are to be located near Goldsboro and the third in Mount...

Board split on radio repair

Wayne County commissioners by a 4-3 vote Thursday night approved a $3 million contract for work they hope will cure the county's radio system woes. Thursday's meeting continued a seven-hour marathon session Tuesday. Unable to reach a decision after...

WCC job training scholarship deadline is Jan. 17

Applications for scholarships for job-related training through Wayne Community College Continuing Education will be accepted through Jan. 17. The college will award up to $750 for spring semester courses that lead to state-regulated or industry-recognized credentials. The scholarships are provided...

Duplin agribusiness dinner set for Jan. 30

KENANSVILLE -- The Duplin County Agribusiness Council will hold its annual dinner meeting on Thursday, Jan. 30 at 7 p.m. at the Lois G. Britt Agricultural Center at Duplin Commons south of Kenansville. Guest speaker will be Dr. Steven Lommel,...