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Thursday, June 19, 2014

Wayne County Public Schools recognize 62 retirees

Sixty-two retirees were recognized recently for their service to Wayne County Public Schools. The annual reception was held Friday at the Goldsboro Country Club, with each recipient presented with a plaque of appreciation. This year's event was especially bittersweet...

Police look into shooting reports

Goldsboro police are investigating two overnight shootings. Sir Calvin Jamez Johnson, 17, of 1406 Adams St., was struck in the foot and buttocks when he was shot while walking along the 500 block of Olivia Lane shortly after midnight...

To travel or not to travel?

If you plan on leaving Wayne County this summer for a brief respite from day-to-day life, you aren't the only one, and according to AAA, you are most likely heading to the beach. "We're looking at a pretty strong...

Goldsboro gets a new street sweeper

After months of problems with the city's two street sweepers -- the trucks have been out of service roughly two-thirds of last year -- it was time for a change, Public Works Director Jose Martinez said. So Goldsboro officials...

Beth Stovall wins another preliminary in Miss North Carolina competition

Miss Greater Sampson County, Beth Stovall, a native of Goldsboro, won her second award Wednesday night in the preliminary events leading up to Saturday's Miss North Carolina competition. The 20-year-old Rosewood High School graduate won the talent award. The...