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Monday, August 4, 2008

Work to demolish Days Inn to begin

Nearly a year after a windstorm damaged a Wayne Memorial Drive motel, the structure is being prepared for demolition today. Goldsboro Chief Building Inspector Ed Cianfarra said that the company tearing down the Days Inn -- A & K...

Aycock graduate dies in weekend wreck

A recent graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School was killed early Sunday morning when the car he was driving ran off the left side of South Hillcrest Drive in Goldsboro and struck a tree. Thomas Ethan "Bo" Goff,...

Students get hands-on chance to prepare for agriculture careers

MOUNT OLIVE -- There is not a full crop of students in Mount Olive College's new agribusiness program, but college officials they say they expect enrollment and interest to increase. Submitted photo Andy Meyer, left, dairy research operations manager...

Fine arts academy sets date for fall open house

ArtSmarts is still looking for students and is having an open house Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Herman Park Center to allow those who may be interested in the academy to learn more about the program. The...

Independent filmmaker's "The List" released on DVD

"The List," a North Carolina-based film released on a limited basis last November, is now out on DVD. Filmmaker Gary Wheeler lives in Boone but has Goldsboro ties -- his wife and business partner is the former Jodie Sutton...

Enrollment at college up for fall, WCC says

Student numbers for the fall semester at Wayne Community College are on the rise and officials are attributing that in part to "flexible alternatives" that are helping students manage the cost of an education. Catering to a student population...