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Tuesday, September 7, 2004

He's not so bad...

Bobby Williams Some people call these birds buzzards, but that’s a name that doesn’t exactly convey their nobility. “Buzzz-erd” — yuck — somehow the word connotes something unpleasant. Rightfully, this fellow is called a turkey vulture — how does...

Charis Prep School not within state rules

A private school that opened in Goldsboro today has not taken the proper steps to abide by state regulations, say state officials. This could mean that parents whose children go to the school are guilty of violating the state's compulsory-school...

LaGrange Garden Spot Festival is this weekend

LaGRANGE -- The town of LaGrange will hold its annual Garden Spot Festival this weekend, which concludes Saturday night with fireworks. Activities start Friday night with the Band of Oz performing at the Street Dance in front of the Community...

Goldsboro path for bikes should be ready next year

Goldsboro should have a network of bicycle and walking paths throughout the city within the next 25 years, if all goes according to plan. The city's federally mandated long-range transportation plan maps out planned bike and pedestrian pathways, as well...

Teacher education partnership to accept more degree students

The new teacher education partnership between East Carolina University and area community colleges has spawned a second "cohort" for special education teachers. Applications are being accepted from candidates. The first class of the East Carolina University Wachovia Partnership East South...

Public records

No deaths in Wayne County No traffic deaths were reported over the three-day Labor Day holiday weekend in Wayne County. But Highway Patrol troopers and Goldsboro police were busy investigating collisions and holding seat-belt checkpoints as part of the statewide...

Briefly

AIDS seminar at WCC Wayne Community College will hold a public seminar on HIV/AIDS on Tuesday, Sept. 14. The seminar will begin at 7 p.m. in Moffatt Auditorium on campus. Speakers will include Dr. James Atkins, who will discuss current...