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Tuesday, January 12, 2010

New Honda dealership opens doors in county

The subject of the "Something big is coming to Goldsboro" billboards opened its doors Monday. Stevenson Honda of Goldsboro is the "something big" and offers new and pre-owned vehicles. It is located at 1309 W. Grantham St., the former Honda...

Chilly chore

Heather Smith of C.H Stables on Old N.C. 111 South puts out hay for horses late Monday afternoon. The recent stretch of low temperatures has forced people with pets or livestock to take extra precautions to protect them from the...

Duplin takes look at five potential school locations

KENANSVILLE -- Consultant Jeff Tsai with the North Carolina State University Operations Research Education Laboratory presented five potential sites for a new school to the Duplin County Board of Education Monday night. Four of the five plans specifically took...

Businesses will be offered slots at career fair for seventh-graders

Organizers are hopeful that next month's middle school career fair for Wayne County's seventh-grade students will link what students are doing in the classroom with their future studies, as well as career choices. The career fair will he held...

Board: Raise dropout age at schools

Raising the age at which a student can legally drop out of school could improve graduation rates, some members of the Wayne County Board of Education said Monday night. The Board of Education was reacting to recent comments made...

Council releases district report card

A higher percentage of Wayne County public schools met or exceeded state ABCs program growth standards for 11 of the past 13 years (84.6 percent) than schools statewide. Johnston County was the only other surrounding school system to achieve...

Johnston deals with sewer spill

SMITHFIELD -- Johnston County put a new wastewater force main into service on Jan. 6. The pipeline is located east of the town of Clayton. A leak was discovered in the pipeline in the vicinity of Glen Laurel Road on...