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Friday, August 5, 2011

County ABC results are in

Six of the 30 Wayne County public schools, or 20 percent, made high growth under the state's ABCs accountability model, with 66 percent of them making at least expected growth, according to the state's preliminary 2010-11 ABCs/AYP results, released by...

Cherry director resigns his post

Cherry Hospital Director Philip Cook announced today that he will leave his position at the state psychiatric facility to return to the private health care sector, effective Aug. 30. Cook had served as director of Cherry since April 2009...

Two charged in woman's death

The search for a 66-year-old woman missing since last Friday turned into a homicide investigation Thursday after Goldsboro police discovered her body and arrested two people in connection with her death. Shortly after the remains of Jean Metzger Hubbard were...

Duplin scores reported

Fourteen of the 16 schools in Duplin County met "expected growth" under the state's ABCs accountability results, released Thursday by the Department of Public Instruction. Three of those schools -- James Kenan High, Kenansville Elementary and North Duplin Jr/Sr. High...

His life: Well-lived

MOUNT OLIVE -- The campus of Mount Olive College provided a fitting backdrop as close to 2,000 people gathered over the past two days to remember and pay homage to Dr. Burkette Raper. Raper, 83, president emeritus of the...