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Friday, July 22, 2011

Work on U.S. 70 ahead of schedule

Construction is ahead of schedule on the first segment of the U.S. 70 Goldsboro Bypass. That section of the new, four-lane highway is expected to open to traffic as planned in November despite some additional work required because of an...

AYP results are in

Preliminary numbers are in for schools' Adequate Yearly Progress, or AYP, and, like many districts reeling from the increased target goals, only half of Wayne County schools made it. In Wayne County, 13 made AYP while 14 did not. Four...

Local volunteers offer extra hands for 'Extreme Makeover' home build

You might not see Kristy Thompson if you tune in this October to catch the "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" reveal that unfolded Thursday in Fayetteville. The show's host likely won't point out that much of the lumber used to construct...

Water park in a parking lot

Ryan Hopes is exactly where many Wayne County residents might wish they could be, under a cool spray of water. An excessive heat warning remains in effect until 8 p.m. today. High temperatures near 100 are on the forecast....