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Saturday, April 19, 2014

Volunteers honored by WCPS

An 18-year-old aspiring teacher was named the Terry Eugene Pilkington Volunteer of the Year Award recipient for Wayne County Public Schools on Wednesday afternoon. Zach West, who graduated from Wayne Early/Middle College High School last May and is preparing to...

Getting their goats (ready)

George, Daphne and Elvis are getting ready for the show. They've gotten their hair washed, cut, and whitened and their nails done. Now, they just need to stop bobbing their heads when they walk. You know? Goat problems. Meanwhile,...

Hospital locked down after woman shot in city

Wayne Memorial Hospital went into emergency lockdown for about 10 minutes Saturday after Wayne County EMS transported a woman with a gunshot wound to the emergency room following a shooting at an apartment complex Saturday. The suspect remains at...

Police, city man face off at home

Goldsboro police are releasing few details after officers engaged in a standoff with an armed man who barricaded himself inside his home on North Jefferson Street and threatened to harm himself Saturday. The subject's name has not been released....

Pikeville names new police chief

PIKEVILLE -- The town of Pikeville has a new police chief. The Pikeville Town Board agreed this week to hire Joseph Sadler, a former state Highway Patrol trooper and currently a Wayne County Sheriff's deputy, for the job. Sadler,...

Yes to parks?

With a $18.9 million Parks and Recreation bond vote looming May 6, city officials are working hard to spread information voters need to make an informed decision. If approved, the proceeds from the sale of the bonds would pay...

One-stop voting begins Thursday

One-stop voting for the May 6 primary starts Thursday at the Wayne County Board of Elections office, 209 S. William St., and at First Congregational Church, 215 Sleepy Creek Road, Dudley. The dates are April 24-25, 28-30 and May...

Col. Leavitt gets next assignment

Two weeks after the Air Force named the next 4th Fighter Wing commander, the woman currently charged with leading Seymour Johnson Air Force Base was notified about her next assignment. Col. Jeannie Leavitt will, after a June change of...

City Council meets Monday

The Goldsboro City Council will hold two public hearings at its meeting Monday night. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. in the council chambers at historic City Hall. The first hearing is held each year as...