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Tuesday, July 19, 2005

Bringing them in

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Airline employees guide the 5 p.m. Delta flight to the unloading area on Monday. Kinston's airport has had passenger service since April. For more information see Lenoir officials say response to service has been good....

Lenoir officials say response to service has been good

JetKinston, the Delta passenger flight connection at Kinston Regional Jetport, has exceeded expectations during its first three months in business, say Lenoir County officials. "We could not be more pleased," said John Marshall, co-chairman of the Lenoir County Committee of...

Grading Schools - Making sense out of ABC and NCLB

Measuring student achievement used to be merely a matter of grade point averages, attendance and graduation days. Now, with the arrival of the federal legislation, No Child Left Behind(NCLB), school systems have had to consider many more measuring sticks...

Grading Schools - Adequate progress made by 10 schools

Ten Wayne County schools made adequate progress in the past year, according to a preliminary Adequate Yearly Progress report released by the N.C. Department of Public Instruction. Fourteen schools did not. Results for seven schools, including all of the county's...

Grading Schools - AYP School list

SCHOOLS MAKING ADEQUATE PROGRESS *Eastern Wayne Elementary *Fremont Elementary *Greenwood Middle *Meadow Lane Elementary *Norwayne Middle *Rosewood Elementary *School Street Elementary *Tommy's Road Elementary *Northeast Elementary *Northwest Elementary SCHOOLS NOT MAKING ADEQUATE PROGRESS *Belfast Academy *Brogden Middle *Brogden Primary *Carver...

Smoke detector saves man's life

A smoke detector saved a man's life today in a predawn fire, said a Goldsboro Fire Department official. In another fire Monday, two pet cats were revived with oxygen after being taken from the burning building. Meanwhile, a Saturday blaze...

Buck Swamp Bridge closed for three months

The state transportation department closed a bridge Monday on Buck Swamp Road near the George Whitfield Sports Complex. A portion of the road will be closed for about three months while the state replaces the bridge....

City Council chooses not to support E-911 increase

The Goldsboro City Council chose Monday not to go on record supporting the Wayne County commissioners in increasing the monthly telephone surcharge for E-911 services. Commissioners had asked the council to approve a resolution in support of the increase, which...

Neighbors opposed to rezoning lot on Wayne Country Day Road

Neighbors opposed to the rezoning of a wooded lot on Wayne Country Day Road to allow construction of a medical office had their say Monday. About a dozen people living near the lot at the southeast corner of Wayne Country...

Public records

11 injured in 10 accidents Eleven people were injured and damages were estimated at $64,800 in 10 recent traffic collisions in Wayne County, officers reported. *Damages were estimated at $5,000 in a two-vehicle collision at 1:11 p.m. Monday at Wayne...