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Tuesday, March 17, 2009

The luck of the Irish

The first-grade students of Kristi Thornton, left, and Jessica Shoneck, right, of Brogden Primary School were shocked and surprised this morning when they arrived to find their classroom in disarray. Left behind was a note from a leprechaun explaining that...

Board says studies key to highway planning

Wayne County Planning Board members are voicing frustration with the Goldsboro Metropolitan Planning Organization's rejection of their recommendation that highway plans include economic impact studies. The Planning Board at its February meeting endorsed the MPO's 13-point highway priority list,...

Maplewood residents protesting proposed zoning change at corner

Residents of the Maplewood subdivision spoke out at the City Council meeting Monday night, expressing concerns over proposed rezoning of a land parcel on Berkeley Boulevard at Maplewood Drive. The property would be rezoned from office and institutional to neighborhood...

Comments split on school changes

A public hearing Monday night to discuss the school district's plans to reorganize four schools drew fewer than two dozen people and only six sharing concerns. Evenly divided -- three supportive, three others opposed -- the session was adjourned in...

Angel Food program offers low-cost food to city families

Locals suffering from the struggling economy are getting a helping hand from the city of Goldsboro and Angel Food Ministries, a low-cost food distribution program that every month helps more than 500,000 people put food on their tables. The Angel...

Public record

Victim shot in leg Carlos Bernard, 39, of Columbia, Md., reported a suspect shot him in the leg while sitting in his car on the street in the 700 block of Pineview Avenue, police said. Krisser Ayber, 19, of...