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Tuesday, July 22, 2008

AYP results are out

After reviewing the preliminary 2007-08 No Child Left Behind Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) results, Wayne County School Superintendent Dr. Steven Taylor said he was "very proud of all our schools." But 42 percent of them did not make adequate...

Service strain

Making healthy food choices for her family wasn’t always easy for Tammy Croom. Husband Howard has always been on disability and Mrs. Croom is not working, so stretching the family dollars have been a challenge — one that’s only...

Public record

Knife attack Frederick Jones of Wayne Avenue told Goldsboro police he was cut on the left side of his nose and face while walking on Olivia Lane early Saturday morning, according to a report. Jones suffered severe lacerations in...

Mount Olive College students study hands-on in the Bahamas

Swim suits, flip flops, underwater cameras and sunscreen were all requirements for the Mount Olive College class and lab in the Bahamas this summer. The short study abroad program -- featuring the Petrography and Ecology of Carbonate Platforms and...

Duplin OKs freeze on new hiring by 4-2 vote

KENANSVILLE -- Duplin County's efforts to breathe life into its newly incorporated economic development office seem to have been derailed by a 4-2 Monday afternoon vote by county commissioners to enact a hiring freeze. The action was among seven...

Family finds cross burning in yard

DUDLEY -- Gerald Buchanan moved to a mobile home park on Timothy Street in Dudley just two months ago. On Saturday morning, he woke up to find a flaming wooden cross mounted on a cinder block just outside his...

Goldsboro City Council: No alcohol allowed in theater

Paramount Theatre patrons won't be able to have a glass of wine or a bottle of beer at the next show -- at least not for now. Goldsboro City Council members discussed the option of obtaining a permit to...