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Monday, September 3, 2007

His dream was just to work

Labor Day, a holiday devoted to the recognition of working people's contribution to society, holds special meaning for Silas Czeiner. The 23-year-old has spent the bulk of his life overcoming obstacles and dismissing his own limitations. He was born with...

Health inspection rules change

Health inspectors will now abide by a new state law that dictates how often food establishments are inspected during the year. For some food service businesses, that might mean fewer site visits, while others will continue to be inspected four...

There's still time to choose a Days of Caring project

The days of borrowing a cup of sugar from your neighbor might seem old-fashioned, but the United of Way of Wayne County hopes lending a hand is still in vogue. The organization's 2007 Days of Caring will soon kick off...

Exchange student comes back to GHS

Esi Coleman Obeng-Darko returned to tour the halls of Goldsboro High School Tuesday after being gone for 28 years. The students seemed quieter, said Mrs. Obeng-Darko as she remembered being a teenager traveling from Ghana to live with Hughes and...

Public record

Man shot A Clayton resident told Goldsboro police his uncle was shot in a city parking lot Sunday. Samuel Devon Lee said he was waiting in a parking lot on George Street when a man pulled a rifle on his...

WCC appoints two new vice presidents

Wayne Community College's trustees have approved two new vice presidents, completing the college's administrative cabinet. The two women, currently employed with the N.C. Community College System, are scheduled to start at the college on Oct. 1. Dr. Linda Nelms, the...

Mount Olive College celebrates first-ever summer graduation

Last Tuesday night represented a new dimension for Mount Olive College, holding its first-ever summer commencement, with 102 candidates from the five college locations. Dr. J. William Byrd, president, called the expanded opportunity a "direction consequence of the robust growth...

Jennings named MOC events coordinator

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive College has created a position to handling scheduling its growing list of activities. Sherry Jennings of Connecticut was recently hired to serve as event services coordinator, college officials announced. With the college booking an estimated...