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Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Record number set to graduate at Wayne Community College

Students hoping to graduate from Wayne Community College this week are wrapping up final exams today and Wednesday, as a record number is expected to participate in the two ceremonies. Officials said Monday that 604 curriculum graduates will be presented...

Final tweaks made to Mount Olive library plans

Construction documents for a new Steele Memorial Library in Mount Olive are expected to be completed today, reviewed by county staff on May 22 and ready for Wayne County commissioners to act on at their June 5 board meeting. Wayne...

Computers stumble a bit during early primary voting

When the polls for today's primary opened at 6:30 a.m., the four voters on hand at the old Carver High School gym in Mount Olive had to wait a few minutes while computers that have replaced the voter roll books...

Students use garden to explore science

Nestled in the back of Cathie Hooks' classroom at Wayne Country Day School are several "earth boxes" containing thriving produce from the students' garden. Currently, the seventh-grade science class is growing cabbage and strawberries. But earlier in the school...

Council weighs raises for city workers

The Goldsboro City Council got its first look at the proposed $51,098,766 budget for fiscal year 2012-13 during a brief presentation at Monday's work session in the City Hall Annex. Financial Director Kaye Scott made a short presentation on the...

Schools to ask for more funds

The Wayne County Board of Education agreed Monday night to increase the price of school lunches by 25 cents. Board members also agreed to ask the county commissioners to increase the local appropriation for public schools for the coming year....

Public record

Woman assaulted while intoxicated Rachel Lewis, 24, of Goldsboro, reported that she was assaulted after leaving Gators Sports Pub, 1105 S. George St., early Sunday morning. Ms. Lewis told Goldsboro police that the last thing she could remember was...

Barber pleads guilty to charges

RALEIGH -- The Rev. William Barber pleaded guilty Monday in Wake County District Court to misdemeanor disorderly conduct for his behavior while protesting budget cuts at the Legislative Building last year. Barber, president of the state NAACP, and six...

Police eye another shooting

For the third time in less than a week, members of the Goldsboro Police Department have been called to investigate a shooting. Jaquan Amahd Dennis, 19, was shot in the foot Monday afternoon while standing in the EZ Choice Tinting...