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Sunday, August 17, 2008

Wayne County Animal Adoption and Education Center finally opens

Here's hoping that Fluffy the gerbil likes puppies. That's because Fluffy, of Eureka, was getting a new house-mate: a German shepherd mix adopted Saturday morning from the new Wayne County animal shelter. The shelter opened Saturday after years of...

Goldsboro High School teacher attends prestigious civics seminar

Following three intensive weeks as a student this summer, Goldsboro High School teacher Lynn Bull said he is even more excited about the new school year than in years past. A history teacher at the school for 13 years,...

Local Boy Scout helps build Wyoming trails

Brandon Hill is back home in North Carolina this week after making a trek out West this summer as part of a national Boy Scout effort to repair eroding hiking trails in the Grand Tetons mountains. The Wyoming project...

Fremont Junior EMS team best in state

FREMONT -- Airway, breathing, circulation. Those are the "ABCs" of basic life support, the sort of thing a hospital-bound patient needs before getting to the hospital. And a junior Emergency Medical Services team from Fremont has its "ABCs" down...

Horticulture agent Jessica Hyatt leaving Extension Service for high school

Horticulture Agent Jessica Hyatt of the Cooperative Extension Service has resigned to become a teacher. Her last day will be Tuesday, and she will teach biotechnology at Spring Creek School. "I thought it was a good opportunity to work...

Duplin school funding trial to start Monday

KENANSVILLE -- The Duplin County Board of Education's lawsuit against county commissioners will begin as scheduled Monday in Superior Court and will be heard by a jury of Duplin County residents. Jury selection could begin as early as Monday...

Chamber to release civic center study Tuesday

City leaders will know Tuesday what consultants think about the possibility of building a civic center in this community. And one of the keys to such a project's success might be the area's Air Force connection. The Goldsboro-Wayne Travel...

Stoney Creek Park Alliance to hold community forums this week

City residents are going to get their chance this week to ask any question they want about plans for the proposed Stoney Creek Park. The Stoney Creek Park Alliance will host two community forums -- at 7 p.m. Tuesday...

Goldsboro City Council to hold five public hearings Monday

Goldsboro City Council will have five public hearings at its meeting Monday night. The first will be involve a request to change the name of Spring Court to Granville Place, while the second and third will discuss rezoning requests....