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Thursday, November 8, 2012

Carol Artis named Wayne County principal of year

Carol Artis, principal at North Drive Elementary School, has been named this year's Principal of the Year for the Wayne County Public Schools. An educator since 1986, her teaching career began in Wilmington, at Edwin A. Alderman Elementary School. The...

Paving projects dates set

Work should begin before the end of the month on highway resurfacing projects on N.C. 55 and U.S. 70. The state Department of Transportation has awarded a $1.3 million contract to S.T. Wooten Corp. of Wilson for resurfacing of...

Parks and Rec board gets look at new plan

Members of the Goldsboro Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission got their first look last week at the components that will make up the city's parks master plan as consultants with the state's Recreation Resources Service revealed a preliminary draft...

Teen's body positively identified

Forensic analysis has positively identified the remains of 16-year-old Kennedy Fitzgerald McLaurin Jr., abducted Sept. 9 from Bain Street and allegedly killed shortly thereafter. McLaurin's body was recovered from a shallow grave in a wooden area off Carmack Road in...

Generations of learning

The roots at Charles B. Aycock High School run deep -- much like that of a family tree. The school, which just celebrated its 50th anniversary, is the county's largest high school and continues to grow. And yet, it still...

Man, 24, to spend time in prison

Clyde Russell Sneed, 24, of Mount Olive, pleaded guilty Wednesday in Wayne County Superior Court to felony death by motor vehicle and was sentenced to from two to three years in prison. The sentencing came almost a year after the...

Get your own look at plans for proposed AF museum

Want a look at the city's proposed Air Force Museum plans? The city will have concept boards on display beginning Monday at City Hall and Berkeley Mall showing renderings, site plans, exhibit descriptions and a breakdown of the projects costs....

Museum plan OK'd

In its final session before meeting with consultants, the Air Force Museum Citizen Committee approved Verner Johnson's executive summary of its plans for the Air Power Museum at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. There was little discussion at Wednesday's...

Sampson County home invasion leaves one dead, two hurt

A Sampson County home invasion Tuesday has left one dead and two wounded. On Tuesday, at 9:43 p.m., the Sampson County E-911 Center received a report of a possible home invasion and shooting at 3377 Faison Highway, Clinton. Deputies...

Mount Olive College to celebrate Founders Day on Tuesday

Mount Olive College will celebrate 61 years of Christian higher education at its annual Founders Day event on Tuesday at 11 a.m. in Southern Bank Auditorium. The Founders Leadership Award be presented during the Founders Day service. Employees celebrating...