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Monday, March 22, 2010

Making the tortillas ...

The Job: Tortilla maker The Company: Alta Foods The Location: Goldsboro I should have learned my lesson. A couple of months ago I tried my hand at the Mt. Olive Pickle Co. topper line. I learned then that I am...

Potential Medicare cutbacks limit care

When Alton Glenn Smith Jr. went to Immediate Care in early March, he was not expecting the reaction he received. Smith, 69, was suffering from bronchitis. To make matters worse, he had two herniated disks that caused him pain...

Speakers bureau will talk up role of agriculture

Retired farmer Rachel Rawls smiles when she remembers how excited the little girl was to find sweet potatoes at the Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair. "I go into the schools some and work with the children and the children do...

Duplin school sign-ups on April 16

Pre-kindergarten/kindergarten registration for Duplin County Schools will be held on April 16. Registration will be at all elementary schools from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Students must be five years old on or before August 31 to enroll. In...

Survey: What do you want in a new chief of schools?

KENANSVILLE -- More than 600 people told the Duplin County Board of Education in a recent staff and communitywide survey what qualities they most want to see in a new school superintendent. North Carolina Association of School Boards representative Allison...

GATEWAY to hold public hearing on use of federal stimulus money

The Goldsboro-Wayne Transportation Authority, which operates the GATEWAY bus and van system will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on March 30 at 10 a.m. in the city's anteroom located adjacent to council chambers on the second floor of the...

Public record

Man shot Friday Kevin James Jr., 21, Pittman Street, told Goldsboro police Friday that he had been shot while on the 1900 block of N. William St., but could not provide any information as to who might have done it....

Three hurt in bus-truck accident near Mar Mac

A rear-end collision between a charter bus carrying teenage children from the Eastern North Carolina School for the Deaf and a truck just before 9 a.m. on U.S. 117 near Mar Mac injured at least three people this morning....