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Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Carpool

Photo submitted Mount Olive College professors who have formed a carpool, standing from left, Jake Brown, Angela Mullis and Ryan Pietropaolo. Pictured in the car from left are Kazi Rahman, Jill Mills and Peter Marbais. For more information see...

Commission sets standards for mobile homes

The Wayne County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a restriction Tuesday that will stop mobile homes 15 years or older from being brought into the county. The amendment to the county's mobile home ordinance is intended to keep out run-down...

Child treated for lead poisoning in city home

No one was supposed to be living at 405 W. Mulberry St. City officials say they had notified the landlord, Paul Bridgers of Goldsboro, that the house was dangerous -- uninhabitable because of multiple minimum housing violations that had not...

Residents, officials talk about future of schools

The Duplin County Board of Education was prepared for a big crowd Tuesday night, with a sheriff's deputy on hand and a buzzer to control each speaker's allotted time, but when fewer people than expected turned out, the hearing...

Alzheimer's Walk set for Saturday

Laura Gaddis watched her mother suffer with Alzheimer's for 12 years. One morning in the latter stages of her mother's illness, Ms. Gaddis awoke with a plan to use the public to create funds for research of the disease. In...

MOC professors 'pool' to conserve resources

MOUNT OLIVE -- Fluctuating gas prices over the last year prompted a group of Mount Olive College professors to carpool to save money and gas. And what they ended up with looks a lot like family. With a daily commute...

Duplin school board approves budget

It took more than three months, but on Tuesday night the Duplin County Board of Education finally approved a 2006-07 budget. The school system has been operating under an interim budget since July. The $69.1 million budget was delayed because...

Operation Christmas Child momentum grows

Churches, civic groups, school children and businesses across Wayne County are putting together shoes boxes of toys and other items needed by poor children across the world for the annual Operation Christmas Child drive. The annual campaign, a project run...

Public records

Investigations Raymond Anderson told Goldsboro police that someone assaulted him and stole a bag of money containing $550 at about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday on N. James Street....

Tuskegee airmen to be honored

The Wilson V. Eagleson Chapter Tuskegee Airmen Inc. will host its annual banquet 6 p.m. Saturday at the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Officers Club. Roy Heidicker, 4th Fighter Wing historian, will be guest speaker. The banquet will pay homage...

Crime Stoppers singing contest Thursday at WCC

Goldsboro-Wayne Crime Stoppers will host the second phase of Wayne's Most Talented singing contest this week. A total of 25 contestants will deliver live performances beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Wayne Community College's auditorium. The singing contest will...

Ms. Baker in Raleigh pageant

Robin Denise Baker of Goldsboro will compete in the National's Miss Jr. Teen Raleigh pageant Saturday. She will be competing for a share of more than $20,000 in prizes and gifts. She will be competing in the Miss Jr. Teen...