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Friday, April 2, 2004

State asks job status of attorney

Goldsboro city officials have received a letter from the state retirement system asking for clarification on City Attorney Harrell Everett's employment status, and City Manager Richard Slozak said today he was working on a response. Slozak said that he...

Board hires firm to run Gateway

Public transportation in Wayne County will soon be managed by a bus contracting company based in Missouri. The Goldsboro-Wayne Transportation Authority approved a proposal Thursday from Applebus Co. to manage the buses and vans that run in the city...

Students help student prepare for end of grade tests

As students ready for end-of-grade tests next month, Earl Moore says he wants to make sure all of his students have every advantage possible to do well. Since the fall, Moore, who is serving his first year as principal...

Duplin parents want new school

ALBERTSON -- Parents want to renovate B.F. Grady Elementary School and build a high school to keep their children in the community when they leave the eighth grade. The parents plan to have a representative present a proposal to...

Students contribute to Red Cross "Heroes"

Students across Wayne County have spent the last few weeks learning about the American Red Cross and what it means to be a "hero." Schools were invited to participate in this year's "Heroes" fund drive for the Wayne County...

Red Cross "Heroes" raised more than $46,000

Forty-nine Wayne County "heroes" raised a total of $46,517 for the local Red Cross. The Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross concluded its second annual Heroes Campaign on Thursday with a luncheon at St. Luke United Methodist...

House fire started by child cooking

A home at 1002 N. James St. in Goldsboro was damaged heavily Wednesday night in a fire caused by unattended cooking. The home was occupied by Gwendolyn Jefferson, whose mother was the owner of the Jefferson Corner Grocery, which was...

Public records

Home invasions Four men from Honduras have been arrested by Sampson County authorities and charged with a series of violent home invasions. The men -- Carlos Velasquez, Edgardo Zuniga, Leonel Rivera and Roger Bonilla -- were accused of taking part...

Briefly

Spring break Students in Wayne County public schools begin Easter break next week. Schools will have early dismissal on Thursday, and there will be no school on Friday. Classes will resume on Monday, April 19. Park train begins season run...