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Monday, June 13, 2011

Wayne Community College receives $600,000 in grants to improve programs

Wayne Community College has been awarded more than $600,000 in grant funding, which officials say will strengthen pre-curriculum programs and create a program considered the first of its kind in the state. The college first received a five-year $400,000 Title...

Bill could force county to change jail plans

A bill working its way through the General Assembly has the potential for forcing the county to "flip" its capital improvement plan, moving a $75 million new jail to the head of the line and delaying other projects, including schools,...

Summer fun

Zycsha Alford, 9, uses her Nemo water float to steady herself while swimming in the lake at the Cliffs of the Neuse State Park on Sunday. The lake was packed with people trying to stay cool as the temperature...

Work on Stoney Creek sets water quality as goal

The city of Goldsboro's Department of Engineering, along with Kimley-Horn and Associates, is in the middle of a nearly four-month project to restore Stoney Creek's stream in an effort to improve the water quality of the Neuse River Basin....

Public record

Missing Goldsboro police are searching for a 15-year-old who went to school at Dillard Middle Friday and never returned home. Davig Vegas was reported as missing late Friday after he didn't return home from school. School let out early for...

Summer school smaller in scope

Wayne County Public Schools will have summer school this year, albeit on a much smaller scale than last year. Funding cuts prompted the reduction, Dr. Sandra McCullen, associate superintendent for curriculum and instruction, told the school board last week. Last...