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Friday, August 12, 2011

Storm rips through Mount Olive

A severe thunderstorm packing high winds downed trees and damaged buildings in Mount Olive early this afternoon. Town officials said the storm, which National Weather Service officials estimated packed winds of about 60 miles per hour, hit the town about...

Schools project ready to start

At a special meeting called Thursday morning, the Wayne County Board of Education approved a bid and entered into a construction and lease agreement to proceed with projects at Norwayne and Eastern Wayne middle schools. The $14.5 million bid came...

County program will honor teachers throughout school year for good work

School officials plan to recognize the district's most outstanding educators all during the year and not just at "Teacher of the Year" time. At present, Wayne County Public Schools annually honors a representative for each school, then narrows down the...

Road plans to take regional view

The time when a county could pose a dozen highway projects and expect to get them funded is gone, members of the Goldsboro Metropolitan Planning Organization said at the meeting Thursday. As counties scramble for their share of shrinking highway...

Downtown Jam ... and a slush

Mallory Flowers, 4, with her lips green from a treat, dances to the music of Legends of the Beach at the final Center Street Jam. The concert series, sponsored by the Downtown Goldsboro Development Corp., enjoyed solid turnouts all...