Log in

Sign up

July 12, 2004 archives

View Archive

Monday, July 12, 2004

Dinner time

Associated Press/Chuck Beckley/Jacksonville Daily News This black-crowned night heron appears to have decided on a large seafood platter for dinner as it works to swallow a pinfish it has picked up while patrolling the shallow waters of Town Creek...

Schools face competition for building funds

When the Wayne County commissioners began talking about a school building program last fall, the key question was "what can we afford?" When they talk about schools this fall, they will also consider "what else do we need?" Classrooms...

Veto of billboard bill pleases city

Goldsboro officials got the decision they were hoping for Friday when Gov. Mike Easley vetoed a bill requiring local governments to compensate billboard companies that are ordered to remove their signs. "It was a bad bill," said Mayor Al...

Schools seek waiver on lateral-entry teachers

Wayne County public school officials say they need another year to comply with a federal law requiring "highly qualified" teachers in schools that receive federal funding. Wayne, like other counties across the state, needs a one-year extension to continue...

Man killed outside club; arrest warrant issued

A 26-year-old Goldsboro man was murdered early Sunday outside of a night club, and Goldsboro police have issued an arrest warrant. The victim, Corey Lavon Grantham of 2079 Nor-Am Road, Pikeville, was fatally shot at about 3 a.m. outside...

Public records

Fire at Wal-Mart A "suspicious" fire damaged women's clothing on a rack Sunday night at Wal-Mart at 1002 N. Spence Ave., causing an estimated $500 in damages, according to Goldsboro fire and police reports. The fire was put out by...

OPINION -- Etiquette and manners

BEAUFORT - A newcomer to the neighborhood had just completed “swimming the cut” and was proclaimed a “bona fide” member of our Taylor’s Creek Aquatic Team. The “team” swims down the creek at near-high tide each day during the...