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Monday, March 15, 2010

T-shirts of the rainbow

The Job: T-shirt maker The Company: Screen It The Location: Goldsboro It's possible I might never change my clothes again. The team at Screen It helped me design and make The Best T-shirt Ever. It's a hot pink shirt with...

Students to retake writing exam

A wayward text message created an "unforeseen problem" for students taking the state's writing exam last week, and now two schools must retake the test Tuesday. The N.C. Writing Assessment was administered to all 10th-grade students across the state March...

Program will address sex, teens and choices

As teen director at the Boys & Girls Club on Royall Avenue, Willemina Williams sometimes finds out more than she wants to know -- like when she overheard one 8-year-old explaining to another about French kissing. Or when she learned...

Vandals hit cemetery's main statue

A large, white marble Italian-made statue of Jesus valued at $20,000 was destroyed when vandals toppled it at Evergreen Cemetery west of Goldsboro over the weekend. The falling statue also did $8,000 damage to a nearby marble retaining wall....

Plans moving forward on Steele Memorial Library

MOUNT OLIVE -- The search for an architect and engineer for the planned new $4 million Steele Memorial Library could be well under way by mid-May. County Manager Lee Smith said there is no timetable for the project. However,...

Book signing to raise money for Smart Choices

Diane Wolfe understands about the importance of making good decisions. She's based an entire series of young adult books around the theme. Instead of the typical fiction books targeted toward teens, she has carved out a career trying to...

Engineering school among winners in DOT bridge contest

A team of students from Wayne School of Engineering were among regional winners in the N.C. Department of Transportation Statewide Model Bridge Building Competition, held recently in Raleigh. Each school team was judged in four categories, including written report,...

Students' artwork to be displayed at mall this week

Over the next three weeks, projects from hundreds of students across Wayne County Public Schools will be exhibited at Berkeley Mall. They will showcase student work in the areas of visual arts, second language/English as a second language, math...