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Thursday, December 9, 2010

Firefighters battle blaze at Heroes

A fire at Heroes Sports Oyster Bar & Grill on Berkeley Boulevard and Ash Street kept Goldsboro firefighters busy for several hours Thursday. "At this time, we don't have any idea what started the fire," said Chief Gary Whaley of...

Shooting for the sky

Jen Deschoff, an engineering and science teacher at Wayne School of Engineering, was as excited as her students about their inquiry-based project -- launching homemade bottle rockets. Their assignment had been to follow engineering design steps and construct a rocket,...

Best: Vote was time to take a stand

Wayne County surrendered its integrity and heritage last month when commissioners adopted a new federal rule forcing counties to translate certain documents into Spanish or face the loss of federal funding, Commissioner Jack Best said. "Two weeks ago we voted...

Five chosen for honors choruses

Five area students were chosen for the N.C. Middle and High School Honors Chorus, sponsored by the N.C. Music Educators Association. Chosen from Wayne County Public Schools were Matthew Mintz, Jameson Morris and Cullen Tyndall from Eastern Wayne Middle...

GATEWAY extends hours for holiday shoppers

A popular Wayne County holiday tradition will get under way Saturday when hours will be extended for all GATEWAY bus service routes. The extended hours will continue through Dec. 23. The extension, to accommodate holiday shoppers, was approved by the...

Mount Olive could sue over wastewater plant flaws

MOUNT OLIVE -- A problem with the town of Mount Olive's wastewater treatment plant could lead to legal action against the engineering firm that designed it if the issue is not resolved, town officials say. When the town built its...