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Tutoring programs aim to help students keep pace with classes

Selena Worrell believes that with the right encouragement, students can succeed. Her own career as an educator came about by accident, following cutbacks at the company where she had worked for eight years. She learned about the lateral entry...

Online museum survey accessible

The city's online Air Force museum survey went live Monday and is accessible from the city's website. The survey is a part of Verner Johnson's community evaluation portion of the museum planning process. Results from the surveys will be combined...

Few comments on county budget

Other than remarks by the chairman of the Wayne County Republican Party and GOP candidates for county commissioner, there were few comments Tuesday morning during a public hearing on the county's $159 million proposed budget for 2012-13. And the only...

Man jailed under $1.5 million bond after chase, drug arrest

It started with an attempted traffic stop -- members of the Goldsboro/Wayne County Drug Squad signaling to a vehicle on South George Street to pull over. But when the driver refused to stop -- when he led lawmen on...

Character through art at North Drive Elementary

Teachers and students at North Drive Elementary School recently used their artistic talents to commemorate character education lessons taught at the school. Art teacher Amy Kennedy coordinated the effort, which resulted in designing a "Mural of Character" on the...

City ponders building roof repairs

The city of Goldsboro will once again dip into its tourism coffer, this time to pay for roof repairs at the former Arts Council of Wayne County building. The city is in the midst of what Assistant City Manager...

SECU awards community college scholarship

Rosewood High School graduate Travis Alan Cuddington has been presented a $5,000 two-year community college scholarship made possible by the State Employees Credit Union Foundation in partnership with the North Carolina National Guard Association Educational Foundation. The scholarship was...

Thanks to Mom -- and the rest is barbecue history

FREMONT -- "It started with my mom's recipe." With those words, Carl Lewis Jr. begins the long story that has taken him to the heights of barbecue fame as the maker of the popular John Boy and Billy's Grillin'...