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Wednesday, August 30, 2006

Wal-Mart IS coming

Wal-Mart is planning to build a supercenter store at the intersection of U.S. 70 west and N.C. 581, say local officials and landowners. A section of land at the intersection was annexed earlier this year by the city of Goldsboro....

SAT scores take a tumble

The latest class of high school graduates recorded the sharpest drop in SAT scores in 31 years, but the College Board has issued a disclaimer attributing the decline to changes made in the test. The data was compiled from the...

Wes Seegars named chairman of state Wildlife Commission

RALEIGH -- Goldsboro businessman Wes Seegars is the new chairman of the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission. He fills the position to serve the remaining year of the term of the late John Pechmann of Fayetteville who died suddenly in...

United Way planning Days of Caring event

Wayne County people will demonstrate the spirit of helping during the 2006 Days of Caring Sept. 8-16. The event will be co-sponsored by Volunteer Wayne and United Way of Wayne County. Throughout the week, local businesses, civic groups, schools and...

Public records

Investigations Goldsboro police are investigating these reports: *Dognapping: Harriet Hazel Wellman, 30, of 1015 Evergreen Ave., reported Tuesday that someone stole her black and tan colored male Rottweiler from her yard sometime during the night. *Stolen brew: Someone stole a...

September blood drive schedule

The following is the September blood drive schedule for the Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross: Sept. 6 -- Goldsboro High School from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 12 -- Spring Creek High School from 8:30 a.m....

Library to sponsor video game festival

The Wayne County Public Library will hold its first "Geeks and Gamers Festival" on Sept. 16 and 30 in the Gertrude Weil Auditorium at the Main Branch of the Library. Library assistant Brandon Robbins said the event will appeal to...