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Tuesday, April 5, 2011

It's a small world

The annual Second Language Competition filled the Goldsboro High School auditorium with students, many first-time English speakers, who participated in performances of song, dance and poetry. Meadow Lane Elementary School students perform "Free to Be -- Me."...

Council approves $20,000 to check Arts Council building

Members of the Goldsboro City Council approved a request Monday evening that will result in the withdrawal of more than $20,000 from the Occupancy Tax Fund -- a coffer also known as the Civic Center Fund -- to perform a...

Mount Olive will proceed with $2.2 million sewer project

MOUNT OLIVE -- The Local Government Commission has given the town permission to proceed with construction of its $2.2 million Phase IV sewer project. The approval cleared the way for the town board to approve the issuance of $729,000 in...

City will have to redistrict

The Goldsboro City Council approved a framework Monday night that will be used, in the coming weeks, to redraw the district lines for electing council members -- a process that will likely mean no city elections this year because...

Explorer scouts raising money, helping out this weekend

The Goldsboro Police Department's Boy Scouts Explorer Post 209 will sponsor a flapjack fundraiser Saturday, April 9 from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Applebee's, 901 N. Spence Ave. The cost is $7 for a stack of pancakes, sausage...

Greater Goldsboro Road Run to be Saturday

Sunrise Kiwanis Club and Q97 Radio will sponsor the 33rd Annual Greater Goldsboro Road Run on Saturday, April 9. The event features a 10K run (6.2 miles), a 5K run or walk (3.1) miles and a one-mile Fun Run....

Vocational academy will open at Spring Creek High School

The Board of Education Monday night approved a new vocational academy at Spring Creek High School, along with a memorandum of understanding agreement with Wayne Community College to provide college level courses and faculty members to teach them. The CTE...

Public record

Student assaulted on school bus Wayne County sheriff's deputies are investigating an assault on a 14-year-old girl that happened on a Southern Wayne High School bus while it was on Linen Street at Dudley. According to the bus driver,...

Duplin will not reclassify jurisdiction

A proposal by the Duplin County Sheriff's Department to reclassify its jurisdiction areas and to increase the salaries of its deputies was denied by the county Board of Commissioners at a recent meeting. When Sheriff Blake Wallace first discussed...