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Wednesday, January 13, 2010

District seeking $3.2 million in stimulus funding

Wayne County Public Schools hopes to qualify for federal stimulus money, if pending grant funding is awarded to the state of North Carolina. The Board of Education voted to sign a memorandum of understanding Monday night, applying for some of...

Abandoned Goldsboro home damaged in suspicious fire

A suspicious fire damaged another abandoned home on Monday evening, but authorities say they doubt it has any connection to another pair of possible arsons at vacant Grantham houses. Wayne County has suffered at least five suspicious fires at...

School to offer students new focus on sports management

Sports management will be among the electives students at Southern Wayne High School can take in the fall, and might be added to other county high schools in the future. The Board of Education Monday night approved the new course...

DGDC sets sights on new brands of homeowners

Despite a recent announcement that the Durham-based Self-Help organization was pulling out of Goldsboro after the first phase of construction of subsidized housing on John Street, Downtown Goldsboro Development Corp. executive director Julie Thompson said the move -- which...

Planning Board OKs three plats

In what might have been record time, the Wayne County Planning Board took slightly less than 15 minutes Tuesday night to dispose of a three-item agenda. In each case, the board was unanimous in its decisions to recommend that...

Wayne Regional Fair brings home the hardware again

The Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair walked away with the lion's share of the awards at the North Carolina-South Carolina Convention of Agricultural Fairs held at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center in the Research Triangle Park. Wayne won...