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Monday, May 12, 2008

John Kerr: No concern for Wayne in District 5

As the results began coming in Tuesday night, the disappointment was easy to see on former Wayne Community College President Dr. Ed Wilson's face as he saw that not only was he losing in both Pitt and Greene counties, but...

Two injured after city shootings Saturday

Two people were reported shot within and near Goldsboro's city limits early Saturday morning, police reports show. The first was at 3:40 a.m. Saturday, when Octavious Broadhurst, 21, of Dudley reported he was leaving Teasers night club on U.S. 117...

Legislators say money is top issue for session

With smaller-than-anticipated revenues and many state lawmakers likely to be pre-occupied with their re-election campaigns, local legislators are not expecting a busy summer as they prepare to open the General Assembly's 2008 short session Tuesday. "We've got a tremendous amount...

SWHS will get three new 'schools' next year

Three new vocational programs will be added at Southern Wayne High School in the fall. But even with the good news in the southern end of the county, some residents are questioning what the announcement means for Goldsboro High School,...

WCC graduate did not let his limitations stop degree

Edna Smith of Snow Hill did not have to wait until graduation day at Wayne Community College to celebrate her son, Sheldon's accomplishment. She has been with him all the way. Sheldon, now 33, was born with spina bifida. He...

Local teachers receive Kenan accolade

Two teachers at Wayne County Public Schools' newest sites have been chosen to be part of the first expansion class in the Kenan Fellows Pro-gram for Curriculum and Leader ship Development at N.C. State University. Amanda Warren, an engineering and...

Ronald McDonald scholars announced

Two area students were recently awarded $1,000 scholarships from Ronald McDonald House Charities for outstanding academic and community achievement. Jessie Pineda of Mount Olive, a senior at Southern Wayne High school, and Brittany Harrell of Fremont, a student at East...