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Monday, April 6, 2009

County rejecting roadwork proposal

Wayne County commissioners Tuesday will be told they would have to raise property taxes by 9.5 cents should the state dump the cost of road construction and maintenance on the county. The meeting gets under way with an 8...

A calling to care

For passers-by on Peachtree Street, the brick building looks like any other school in Wayne County. But behind its walls, Edgewood Community Developmental School is meeting the needs of a special population -- developmentally delayed students ages 3 to 22....

Store's greeter earns $6,000 for charity ... a dollar at a time

All it took was pinning a dollar bill to her smock at Sam's Club, and a few weeks later, Vicki Mozingo, who mans the doors at the warehouse club, had raised more than $6,000 for children with cancer. Those...

City Council expected to vote on zoning

The Goldsboro City Council is expected to vote tonight on the contested Maplewood subdivision rezoning proposal and address a number of consent agenda items. The rezoning of the northeast corner of Berkeley Boulevard and Maplewood Drive proposed by S. Dillon...

Students make quilt for charity

Some Eastern Wayne Middle School students are using sewing and quilting skills learned in their family and consumer science class to help others. Students recently completed a quilt for the Raleigh chapter of Project Linus, which makes and distributes...

Business award nominations open

The Small Business Center of Wayne Community College wants to recognize the best of this county's small businesses. The center is seeking nominations for awards for the "Small Business of the Year," "New Business," and for the first time,...

Edgewood started as a mission to help local special needs students

Phyllis Edgerton is the self-described historian of Edgewood School, where she first came as a college student in 1977 and went on to work as a preschool teacher. When it was founded in 1967, Edgewood was housed at First Presbyterian...