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Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Student Voices

The Elementary School Chorus performs Tuesday night during the All-County Choral Festival at Goldsboro High School. The students were selected to perform based on their talent and work ethic. Nearly 300 students from across Wayne County represented their schools...

Kindergarten registration Friday

Wayne County Public Schools will hold its kindergarten pre-registration day on Friday at all 15 elementary schools from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. A child must be five years old on or before Aug. 31 to register for kindergarten...

Mother worried about runaway son

Lashonda Whitfield is searching for her 14-year-old son who left their home on April 4. Her son, Montico Whitfield, is a seventh-grader at Dillard Middle School. Ms. Whitfield said she has not seen or heard from Montico in the...

Teens urged to drive safely

A program to promote safe driving will be presented at several area high schools as a preventive measure against teen deaths in car accidents. VIP for a VIP program -- Vehicle Injury Prevention for a Very Important Person --...

WCC student artwork in exhibit for community colleges in Raleigh

Artwork from three Wayne Community College students has been chosen as part of the 2011 North Carolina Community Colleges Art Exhibition, now on display in Raleigh. The pieces and their creators are "It's What You See," a black and...

Applications are in for new city manager

The city made progress toward hiring a permanent city manager Tuesday during a special noon meeting of the City Council. Following its regular business, including discussion of the initial draft of the city's election redistricting, the council moved into...

Girl, 11, hit by car while waiting for bus

An 11-year-old girl was listed in good condition at Wayne Memorial Hospital this morning after being hit by a car while waiting for a school bus. Christina Wade, a fourth-grader at Northeast Elemen-tary, was standing in the front yard...

Author shares 'hometown' stories

Although most of her stories are not set in Goldsboro or eastern North Carolina, author Moira Crone says she relies heavily on her memories of growing up here when she writes. Growing up on the corner of Beech and...

City is moving forward on new sewer

Even though a de-annexation bill sits in committee at the General Assembly, Goldsboro is following through on its commitment to provide sewer service to the region known as Phase XI, which includes the Buck Swamp and Fallingbrook areas. House...