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Monday, May 24, 2010

Chicken and fun in the park

Ricky Suggs checks a fresh batch of barbecued chicken as Dallas Graham, middle, and Rob Newsom, far left, look on. The Wayne County Community Day at  H.V. Brown Park Saturday was the first of what organizers say will be an...

Schools will limit summer programs

Economic cutbacks are still affecting summer school programs in Wayne County Public Schools -- which were canceled altogether last year except for grades K-2. This year, there will be a program for students in kindergarten through eighth grade, with high...

Much more than a wash 'n cut

The Job: Hair stylist The Company: Nails 'N More The Location: Goldsboro I think I've finally found a job I could get used to. Spending the day with Rhea Featherston, a hairdresser at Nails 'N More on Spence Avenue, was...

Schools pledge to keep working on issues

Wayne County Schools superintendent Dr. Steven Taylor disagreed Friday with the perception the district is racially biased, but said that it "stands ready" to make whatever improvements might be needed to improve the current climate. Taylor and Rick Pridgen,...

Local legislators discuss budget over breakfast

Members of Wayne County's legislative delegation Friday morning appeared to be as divided along chamber lines as they were parties as they traded good-natured jabs over the state budget, proposed cuts and fast-track efforts to finalize the spending plan....

Schools honor Title 1 essay and poster winners

Wayne County Public Schools recently held its annual Title I student recognition program in the Goldsboro High auditorium. "Kids Under Construction" was the theme of this year's celebration. Essay and poster winners from each school were presented first, second...

Schools recognize SWHS art teacher, students

An art teacher at Southern Wayne High School and 38 artists from Wayne County Public Schools were recently recognized during the district's 19th annual Visual Arts Awards reception. Andy Sullivan was named Zeno Spence High Art Educator for 2009-10...