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Friday, June 6, 2008

School is out - summer begins

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Six-year-old Taliyah Lofton, a kindergarten student at North Drive Elementary School, is all smiles as she is greeted at the front door of the school by Principal Carol Artis on the last day of schoolthis morning....

Couple leave $1.2 million to colleges, church, YMCA

Frank and Celeste Deans are remembered by family and friends as a caring and giving couple who led a simple life. However, while living that simple life, the Deanses were able to save their money and turn it into a...

It's back to books soon for some

The Wayne County Public School system is awaiting the official word that funding will be available from the county Board of Commissioners to add a summer school program for the youngest students in the county -- kindergarten through second grade....

SJAFB Demo Team mission more than just thrills in the air

Some 20 years ago, Phil Smith was the 10-year-old along the MacDill Air Force Base flight line telling those around him he would be a fighter pilot one day. He remembers watching the crews as they descended from their jets...

County not idle about wasting fuel

Wayne County Manager Lee Smith doesn't want county vehicles and equipment idling away their time and their increasingly expensive fuel. Smith on Tuesday told county commissioners an administrative policy has been implemented to eliminate unnecessary idling of county-owned vehicles and...

Public record

Man had aneurysm, not beaten Police said a man who had an aneurysm and collapsed on a Goldsboro sidewalk has been given a negative prognosis by doctors. Alex McDuffie, 46, of Level Street suffered an aneurysm and was found bleeding...

Teacher's assistant uses child's diabetic kit, needle not changed

Wayne County School officials say they have addressed an incident at Northwest Elementary School in which a teacher asked a student to permit a teacher's assistant to use his gluecose meter and needle. Both the 3rd-grade student and the teacher's...

Early voting underway for primary runoff

Early voting in the second state Senate District 5 Democratic primary kicked off with a bang Thursday, with 109 residents casting ballots at the Board of Elections office in Goldsboro. "We're very happy that many showed an interest in our...