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Thursday, July 22, 2010

Committee talks with candidates

Little information appears to have surfaced during Wednesday afternoon interviews to clearly differentiate among the four people hoping to secure a vacant seat on the Wayne County Board of Education. "We have four very good candidates here today, and...

Lemonade entrepreneurs

Olivia Sutton, 5, and David Byrd, 6, used the hot weather to go into business Wednesday. They opened a lemonade stand in front of a shopping center on N.C. 111, trying to help people stay cool in the sweltering heat....

County schools reports 2009-10 score results

Wayne County Public Schools dropped slightly in its Adequate Yearly Progress, or AYP, scores for 2009-2010, according to preliminary results released Wednesday by the N.C. Department of Public Instruction. The district met 95.6 percent of its total AYP target goals,...

One killed, six injured in van accident

CALYPSO -- One person died and six others were injured Wednesday when the driver of a minivan carrying three generations of a Harrisonburg, Va., family failed to stop at a Calypso intersection and the vehicle collided with a hog truck....

Father accidentally runs over little girl in driveway of home

MOUNT OLIVE -- An infant suffered severe head trauma after being run over by a rear tire of her father's SUV in the yard of their Camp Jubilee Road home Wednesday morning, authorities said. Jaliyah Garner, who is about...

AT&T goes silent

AT&T customers in the Wayne County area had their cell phone coverage fully restored shortly after 9 p.m. Wednesday after going all day without service. According to sales representatives at the AT&T store on Parkway Avenue, the loss of...

Development Alliance officers are installed

The Wayne County Development Alliance installed a new chairman and vice chairman last week and also welcomed two new members to its board of directors. Keith Gunnet is the new chairman and Jim Daniels is the vice chairman. Goldsboro...

STOP the Funeral walk to be held Saturday

The STOP the Funeral Initiative will hold a Unity Prayer Walk on Saturday, starting at 8 a.m. at St. Mark Church of Christ at 700 W. Ash St. Walkers will proceed through West Haven Apartments. The STOP the Funeral Initiative...