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Tuesday, October 4, 2011

City puts Center Street project on hold

After nearly a month of staff level discussions about the bids for the Center Street Streetscape project, the supporters of the renovations are left with one final shot to get City Council approval for the first phase of the...

School district sharpens efforts for new teachers

Wayne County's Board of Education Monday night approved revisions to the school district's Beginning Teacher Support Program, which provides mentoring, staff development opportunities and other supplemental elements. The effort was retooled to submit to the state, said Debbie Durham, director...

Today at the fair

8 a.m. to noon -- Second Flower Show Entries accepted Noon -- Gates open to all exhibits SENIOR CITIZENS DAY (Free admission for all persons 60 years of age and above) Noon -- Pie Baking Contest 1 p.m. -- Judging...

Mount Olive OKs lines for voting districts

MOUNT OLIVE -- For the second time in as many months, the public Monday night had nothing to say about proposed changes in the town's voting district lines. After no one took Mayor Ray McDonald Sr. up on his offer...

Health board seeks members

The Wayne County Board of Health is looking for three new members to fill positions on the board. Applications are being accepted for the positions that come open effective January 2012 -- two "public members" and an engineer. The...

Ride 'em, cowboys

With the music pounding and the crowd cheering, 15 cowboys climbed aboard their bulls Monday night to test their skill and determination against the strength and ferocity of the beast beneath them -- and nine times, they failed. But...

Shriners ready to start frying for the children

Wayne County Shriner George Raecher was selling tickets to this Friday's annual fish fry when a woman stopped and said she and her husband would not be able to attend the fundraiser. "But she and her husband were more than...

Public record

Police vehicle totaled in accident A Goldsboro police patrol car was totaled Saturday afternoon after it left a roadway to avoid colliding with another vehicle, police say. The officer, Brandon Keith Edgerton, 23, was treated at Wayne Memorial Hospital for...

Fair winners

Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair Monday, Oct. 3 VOCATIONAL COMPETITION Carpentry: Jeffrey Faulk, Southern Wayne High School Health Occupations Spelling Bee: Paola Ponnce, Spring Creek High School...