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Tuesday, April 4, 2006

A different kind of classwork

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Mark Sanchez, 9, performs CPR on a mannequin during a water safety awareness event at Herman Park Monday. The Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross and Goldsboro Parks and Recreation Department sponsored the free event...

Driver could be out in 14 days

The driver who hit two Greenwood Middle School students as they crossed Ash Street last year near the school will spend about two more weeks in jail, a judge decided Monday. Wilder Fidelmar Mejia Alvarado, 20, of Bennett's Bridge Road,...

City asks residents to watch water use

Drought conditions are back, and city residents have been called on to conserve water whenever possible -- again. Goldsboro City Council made a declaration of voluntary conservation of water at its first meeting of the month Monday, nearly six months...

Grantham suggests alumni help with funds for schools

Wayne County Board of Education members heard a suggestion Monday that the school district ask alumni to assist in support of the schools and programs. There was no discussion of the future of the county's budget for the school district...

Council sets aside funds for center design

On the night when most City Council members got their first look at plans to construct a recreation center downtown, council unanimously approved spending $150,000 to begin work on the project's schematic design. Council member Chuck Allen, who also serves...

Duplin commission eyes personnel matter

KENANSVILLE -- Duplin County Manager Fred Eldridge has been instructed to take disciplinary action after allegations were made against a county employee, the county's commissioners decided Monday. The commissioners went into closed session at 2 p.m. to discuss economic development,...

Public records

Traffic death A 19-year-old driver killed 11 days ago in a single-car crash near Dudley had lost control of his car, investigators say. The state Highway Patrol released the report on the accident Monday. Jared Tyler Tracy of Club Knolls...

Princeton board adds curb, gutters to project

PRINCETON -- Curbs and gutters are not usually a big problem, but they are in Princeton. The town board found out during Monday night's monthly meeting that the new town hall on West Dr. Donnie Jones Boulevard must have curbs...

Kindergarten registration Friday

Wayne County Public Schools will hold kindergarten pre-registration at all 15 elementary schools on Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. A child must be five years old on or before October 16 to register for kindergarten for the coming...