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Monday, July 19, 2010

Law: Meetings cannot be closed

With the next meeting just days away for the District 2 school board member search committee, it remains unclear if the committee will attempt to meet behind closed doors. Such a closed-door meeting would violate the state's Open Meetings...

Jaycees plan drive for animals at shelter

The Goldsboro Jaycees and the Wayne County Animal Adoption and Education Center will hold a supply drive Saturday to benefit the homeless animals of Wayne County. The drive, scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 24, will collect food...

And yes, it was hot

The Job: Pool maintenance The Company: K&B Pools and Spas The Location: Goldsboro I thought I finally found a job for which I had experience. K&B Pools and Spas said I could work for them one day when they...

Garden takes flight

Her eyes focused on a large orange butterfly, Alyia Wilson gave chase -- clapping her hands as she made her way around the plants that make up one of the newest features at Stoney Creek Park. "Don't clap at it...

Officials allocate first part of GHS grant

School officials are contemplating ways to divide up the nearly $2.9 million in grant funding recently awarded to Goldsboro High School over the next three years. The state portion of stimulus money is less than anticipated -- the original application...

Leadership Wayne looking for members

The Wayne County Chamber of Commerce is still looking for applicants for the upcoming Leadership Wayne County class. Steve Hicks, executive director of the chamber, said chamber officials are looking for about 20 people to sign up for the class....

Students attend rural electric youth tour

Marisa Linton of Mount Olive has been selected to represent North Carolina on the Youth Leadership Council of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association. She is attending the council conference being held through Wednesday in Washington, D.C. The conference...

Police seeking two in Mount Olive robbery

MOUNT OLIVE -- One person is in custody and two others are still being sought this morning in connection with an armed robbery early this morning at Handy Mart 2 on North Breazeale Avenue at N.C. 55. Det./Sgt. C.J. Weaver...