Log in

Sign up

January 11, 2005 archives

View Archive

Tuesday, January 11, 2005

August through June term set for schools

The Board of Education on Monday approved a calendar for Wayne County schools next year, cutting the Christmas vacation in half and stretching the school year from late August until early June. The proposed 2005-2006 school year has students reporting...

Construction on City Hall addition begins Tuesday

It's been over a century since Goldsboro built the existing City Hall. Next week the city will break ground on a new building. On Tuesday, Jan. 18, councilmen will don hard hats and pick up shovels to ceremoniously upend the...

Children in Wayne County react to those affected by tsunami disaster

The ripple effects of the tsunami tragedy have struck children in Wayne County. "Even though it's halfway around the world, it does affect our kids here," said Kristy Fair, public relations officer with Wayne County public schools. Pupils were at...

Mt. Olive considers applying for grants

MOUNT OLIVE -- Town Manager Ray McDonald says he has been inundated with calls from agencies asking if the town wants to apply for grant money. Various agencies and organizations normally call this time of year, McDonald told the Mount...

Mt. Olive buys land for cemetery expansion

MOUNT OLIVE -- The Mount Olive Board of Commissioners agreed Monday night to buy 11.7 acres of land to add to the Carver Cemetery. The town ran out of space in the cemetery about six weeks ago and had no...

Mt. Olive residents complain about shots fired in city

MOUNT OLIVE -- Some people are firing guns inside the city limits, and it's frightening the town's residents. Mount Olive Town Commissioner Ora Truzy said Monday night that she has received several telephone calls from concerned citizens who are frightened...

Public records

Witness recants kidnapping story A 34-year-old woman has recanted her story that she was abducted last weekend by a man from the 100 block of Ellis Drive, a Wayne County Sheriff's official said today. Grace Hall had told deputies that...

Briefly

Tables turned The tables were turned on school board members Monday night, when they were called to center stage to be recognized. Representatives of the Principals and Assistant Principals Association honored the Board of Education at its own meeting for...