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Monday, July 11, 2011

Former students, officals lament Governor's School cut

As state school superintendent June Atkinson recommends that funding for the N.C. Governor's School be cut at next month's state Board of Education meeting, past local students are weighing in on merits of the program. Since its introduction, funding...

Tri-County Electric sends trio on Washington, D.C. tour

Michaela Smith of Princeton, Travis Cuddington of Goldsboro and Alan Keathley of Mount Olive were among the more than 1,600 high school students nationwide who attended the 2011 Rural Electric Youth Tour June 11-17 in Washington, D.C. Tri-County Electric...

"Living Legends" recognized by EOS

Four area women will be honored as "living legends" later this weekend for outstanding community service. "A Taste of Italy," featuring a dinner, entertainment and a fashion show, will be held Saturday at 6 p.m. at Rebuilding Broken Places on...

County officials think maps will pass

The chairmen of Wayne County's Democratic and Republican parties agree that the proposed voting district lines for the Board of Education and Board of County Commissioners are acceptable and should pass muster at the local and federal levels. County commissioners...

City Flight Part II - Is it really the schools?

Performance rates at Goldsboro's inner city schools have long been a subject of discussion, not only in the county, but at the state level as well, as graduation rates at Goldsboro High School have lagged behind some of the...

Light fixture catches fire at Goldsboro YMCA Saturday

The actions of an observant patron at the Goldsboro Family Y might have prevented extensive damage when a fire broke out Sunday afternoon. Gregory Brown, a reading teacher at North Drive Elementary School, said he was on the upper walking...

Girl Scout cookie sendoff

A stack of boxes under each arm, Ariana Anderson approached a few of the men who had, moments earlier, gathered in an auditorium on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Saturday afternoon. "Here you go," the 6-year-old said, smiling as...