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Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Ten new National Board Certified teachers honored by district

Wayne County Public Schools has 10 new National Board Certified teachers. The group of educators was recognized during Monday night's Board of Education meeting. The accomplishment represents a lot of challenging and time-consuming work, said school board member Thelma Smith....

Helping Haiti

Zanajh Jones, 7, of Eastern Wayne Elementary School, makes rows of 10 hand towels that will be sent to Haiti. The students and faculty gathered more than 750 hygiene items, non-perishable food  goods and other necessities Monday to send to...

House fire victim identified

Goldsboro police have released the name of a man who apparently died in a Feb. 2 fire at a South Georgia Avenue boarding house. Goldsboro police spokesman Sgt. Chad Calloway said continual contact with the Medical Examiner's Office led...

Minshew seeks re-election to clerk of court

Wayne County Clerk of Superior Court Pam Minshew filed for re-election on Monday, seeking a second four-year term in the job. Mrs. Minshew started as an assistant clerk in the office in 1975, leaving for a five-year period before...

Thomas won't run to keep his seat

School board member Dave Thomas announced Monday he will not seek re-election when his term is up this November. Thomas, who represents District 1, which covers the northern end schools including Rosewood and Charles B. Aycock, came on the board...

Hopefuls sign up for spots on ballot

The first day of the political filing period in Wayne County saw three incumbents and one challenger file for the May 4 primary. Sheriff Carey Winders, Clerk of Courts Pam Minshew and state Rep. Efton Sager all filed for...

Patient, 80, dies after choking at Cherry

An elderly patient at Cherry Hospital died unexpectedly last week, and his death has been attributed to cardiac problems. Lawrence Russell Jr., 80, a patient on the geriatric ward, was from Beaufort County. The death occurred on Feb. 2 at...

Science fiction author to speak at Wayne County Reads event Wednesday

Science fiction author John Kessel, a two-time winner of the Nebula Award, will deliver the "Goldsboro Rotary Club Kickoff Lecture," on Wednesday, beginning at 7 p.m. in Moffatt Auditorium at Wayne Community College. The award is given each year...