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Monday, May 14, 2007

New schools in works

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Goldsboro High School is one of several Wayne County high schools that plans to offer new, career-targeted programs this fall to give students who are considering a profession rather than college — or an accelerated program that...

Facilities plan debate nearing end

After debating five school construction plans in the last four years, both the Wayne County Board of Education and the Wayne County Board of Commissioners are hoping they will soon be able to come to a consensus and move forward...

Pikeville's town manager resigns

Pikeville lost one of its key leaders last week when it agreed to accept the resignation of town administrator Bob Buchanan. Mayor Herb Sieger said Buchanan, 58, informed the board of his plans to resign earlier this month. However, the...

Logistics chairman getting set for Relay for Life

While everyone else at the annual Relay for Life is eating, playing and visiting with friends, Jeff Whitener is busy making sure the weekend is going smoothly. Whitener, 47, has done logistics for the Relay for seven years. It's a...

Career-targeted choices available at high schools

Area high schools will take a more focused approach to course offerings in the fall, particularly for ninth-graders and those who are uncertain if college is in their future. Principals have worked with school improvement teams and district officials this...

Wayne County Commissioners will take a look at changes for Board of Adjustment

The Wayne County Zoning Ordinance could get a slight makeover Tuesday as the county Board of Commissioners is scheduled to kick off its short meeting with two public hearings. Slated to begin at 9:15 a.m., the commissioners will first hear...

Managing homes and getting degrees

MOUNT OLIVE -- Two area couples reached new milestones in their respective marriages this weekend, when they walked across the stage to receive diplomas from Mount Olive College. Their journeys go beyond the bonds of matrimony and juggling work and...

Public record

Drug raid Agents of the Goldsboro-Wayne County Drug Squad raided an apartment at 815 1/2 E. Walnut St. on Friday and rounded up two suspected drug offenders. Carolyn Best Stevens, 46, was charged with maintaining a dwelling for keeping and...

Hodges to appear on 'The Game' tonight

Actor Poncho Hodges, the grandson of Alberta White of Goldsboro, will appear on an episode of "The Game" on the CW Network tonight at 9 p.m. Hodges has appeared on an episode of NBC's "Law and Order." He lived in...