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Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Neuse now has own set of trails

Local tourism officials are hopeful the new Wayne County Paddle Trails along the Neuse and Little rivers will boost tourism here. Wayne ranked 27th among the state's 100 counties in tourism, adding $120 million to the county's economy in...

Jets take off to join squadron in Bagram

Holding a glowstick in one hand while, with the other, waving an American flag, Faith Schneider bounced on her father's lap and looked into his eyes. At 4 years old, it likely hadn't really hit her that within moments, her...

Back to class

Twenty years after Northwest Elementary School first opened its doors -- and Mindy Lane walked through them as a kindergarten student -- she marked her first day as a kindergarten teacher there. Early this morning, on the first day of...

Dual-enrollment classes threatened

Dual enrollment for high school students -- allowing them to take college courses at Wayne Community College tuition-free -- has been curtailed for the time being, forcing educators to find alternative classes in some areas. Legislators and the economic...

Girls to get 'taste' of Scouting Saturday

The Girl Scouts of the Wayne Service Unit of Goldsboro are having their annual "A Taste of Girl Scouting" at Herman Park in Goldsboro this Saturday from noon to 2 p.m. This event is open to girls in kindergarten...

Busy July for Goldsboro Fire Department sees 206 fires, calls

The Goldsboro Fire Department responded to 206 fires and/or service calls last month. Fire personnel also completed over 1,570 hours of individual training in July and more than 20 training classes. On July 31 the department organized and accomplished...

Wayne County recognized for its cost control efforts

Wayne County's efforts to help control costs by not filling vacant job openings has earned it a grade of "A" from the conservative Civitas Institute in Raleigh. A Civitas study examined the changes in county government employee growth from...