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Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Clock ticks to spring

A student walks across Wayne Community College campus. For many walkers the time for spring is now, but despite a chance of showers remaining for Wednesday, temperatures are expected to climb to 75 degrees. Tomorrow will be much cooler...

Officials eyeing fire at school

Goldsboro Fire Department investigators and officials with Wayne County Schools were still trying to determine today how a fire started at Greenwood Middle School on Tuesday. A fire report listed the cause as "suspicious." According to firefighters, it started...

Bill filed to give authority to schools

State Reps. Efton Sager, R-Wayne, and Stephen LaRoque, R-Lenoir, have filed a bill in the state General Assembly that would give appointment powers back to the Wayne County Board of Education. Stemming from the controversy that occurred last year...

Fremont hoping for grant for water

FREMONT -- Using $10,000 from the town's water and sewer fund is a "pretty good gamble" that Fremont officials hope will pay off with a $750,000 grant to make improvements to the town's water system, Town Administrator Kerry McDuffie said....

Concern raised on plan for new school

Consolidating Eastern Wayne Middle School with Greenwood on the latter's campus would be more efficient and be money better spent than investing millions of dollars in renovating an antiquated Eastern Wayne Middle School campus, Wayne County Commissioner Jack Best told...

New face at the Cliffs

The first time Daniel Schewlakow had a run-in with a wild animal at the Cliffs of the Neuse State Park was a little frightening. He heard something in a trash can making noise, but had no idea what it...