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Tuesday, September 5, 2006

State Board of Education is coming to Goldsboro

When the State Board of Education rolls into town for a meeting this week, it will also be an opportunity for educators and the public to weigh in on the state of the schools, particularly Goldsboro High. The state board...

Creeks have stopped rising after Ernesto

KENANSVILLE -- Several roads in southern and eastern Duplin County remain closed because of high water today, but emergency officials said they do not expect rain predicted for the next several days to push levels higher. Tropical storm Ernesto dumped...

City Council meeting moved

Problems with the building's air-conditioning has prompted officials to move tonight's meeting of the Goldsboro City Council out of City Hall. Assistant City Manager Tasha Logan said the meeting, still scheduled for a 7 p.m. start, will be held at...

City officials say Goldsboro was ready for rising creek waters

Nothing could have prevented the flooding that occurred at Stoney Creek Park, Barnyard Shopping Center and on some city streets Friday, officials said. But City Manager Joe Huffman said local neighbors and business owners can always be more prepared. When...

Fence installed at Civil War battlesite

While most Wayne County residents took the day off Monday, a group of Civil War buffs labored to erect a split rail fence at the site of the Battle of Goldsborough Bridge, where county officials and local historians hope a...

Campbell University Divinity School to offer classes at Mount Olive

MOUNT OLIVE -- A partnership has been formed between Mount Olive College and the Campbell University Divinity School, with Campbell offering courses at the Mount Olive campus that lead to a master of divinity degree. The instructor for the first...

What to expect next

Wayne County can expect weather conditions to improve as the week goes on, but for the next couple of days should brace for possible stormy conditions, according to weather officials. Brandon Dunstan of the National Weather Service in Raleigh said...

Fundraiser planned for Howell residents

The staff at RHA Howell Care Center hope that a fundraiser later this month will help them buy Christmas gifts and equipment for the nearly 40 youths and adults they work with daily. Howell's is a residential center for physically...

Calendar set for WCC humanities department

Wayne Community College's Arts and Humanities Program has set its calendar of events for the coming year, program director William Brettmann has announced. In addition to classes on campus, trips are being planned as well as a tribute to a...