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Tuesday, July 11, 2006

Board members - Reorganization will help schools

Problematic test scores at Goldsboro High School can be traced down to middle and elementary school levels, school board members said Monday night during a discussion of the school system's start and dismissal times for the coming year. Earlier this...

Wal-Mart starts work at new site in Mount Olive

MOUNT OLIVE -- Wal-Mart will soon begin construction of a new store on the northwest side of Mount Olive, Town Manager Charles Brown told members of the town council Monday night. Wal-Mart has not officially announced it plans to build...

Woman jailed for stealing tots' toys

A woman who stole toys from a collection box just before Christmas in 2004 has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor larceny and two felony charges. Kimberly Dawn Crawford Riveros, 34, of Dunn was fined $2,000 and sentenced in Wayne County Superior...

City water restrictions now lifted

Last month's heavy rains, long storms and flash flooding lifted Goldsboro out of drought conditions and, consequently, out of conservation measures, too Upon recommendation from Public Utilities director Karen Brashear, council members lifted voluntary conservation of water measures that had...

Groups gets first OK for new park

Stoney Creek Park Development Committee members got a nod of approval Monday, as Goldsboro City Council members encouraged the group to pursue membership with the Wayne Charitable Partnership and approved the plan for the park. Committee chairman Peter Roethling spoke...

Committee picked to review plan for facilities

The Board of Education Monday night named the joint committee that will assess school facilities needs in the county, while the board chairman discussed the possibility of a special election to enlist support for a bond referendum. The facilities master...

Public records

Two injured in hit-and-run crash; driver is charged Two people were injured Monday in a hit-and-run, rear-end collision at West Grantham and Elizabeth streets, Goldsboro police reported. A stopped, westbound driver, Linda Blackmon, 51, of Smithfield, and her passenger, Amber...

2006-07 Wayne County Schools start and release times

Belfast Academy 8 a.m. 2:30 p.m. Brogden Middle 7:45 a.m. 2:25 p.m. Brogden Primary 8 a.m. 3 p.m. Carver Elementary 8:10 a.m. 2:45 p.m. Carver Heights 8 a.m. 3 p.m. C.B. Aycock High 8 a.m. 3 p.m. Dillard Middle 7:30...

School supplies needed

The Hispanic Community Development Center is collecting school supplies for a back-to-school party that will be held Aug. 19 at the center at 309 Potts Road in Dudley. Organizers are looking for sponsors to provide things such as sport equipment...

Downtown group sponsoring free ice-cream party July 20

The Downtown Goldsboro Development Corp. will sponsor a free ice cream party Thursday, July 20, from 4-6 p.m. at the Pedestrian Plaza at the corner of Chestnut and Center streets. The Malpass Family will provide entertainment. The Wayne County group...