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Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Back to school ... for teachers, parents

MOUNT OLIVE -- Preparing students for the future needs to begin at the middle school level, says Steve Hill, executive director of N.C. Eastern Region: STEM East. The keynote speaker at the seventh annual Wayne County Public Schools Summer...

City asks residents for views on parks

Citizens will have their final chance to contribute to Goldsboro's master plan for its parks and recreation department this week as consultants will be on hand at two community meetings Wednesday. The first will be held at noon at...

Pikeville's new Walmart could face slight delay

PIKEVILLE -- Plans for Pikeville's new Walmart Express are still under way, but officials have run into some unexpected delays, Town Administrator Kathie Fields said. She said the store plans to hold its grand opening in January, but is...

Public not yet talking about new cafe rules

Wayne County's plans to regulate Internet or sweepstakes cafes thus far seem to have failed to generate any interest from the businesses or the community in general. Other than one sweepstakes cafe owner who attended a county Planning Board meeting,...

Middle East getting its own Hwy 55 burgers

MOUNT OLIVE -- "Andy" is headed overseas. Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes and Fries founder and owner Kenney Moore Monday afternoon announced that Al Rumaithy, an international company based in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, has committed to 15...

STOP the Funeral career fair to be Thursday

The STOP the Funeral Initiative will sponsor its first career fair on Thursday from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Greenleaf Vision of Faith Community Center at 2105 North William St. The goal is to match companies that...

House destroyed by accidental fire

A house and its contents were destroyed early Sunday morning by a fire investigators have called accidental. When responders from Elroy Volunteer Fire Department arrived at 114 Miller St. after 3:15 a.m. Sunday, the attic of the house there...