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Monday, February 18, 2013

Officials: Access control key to highway's future

Without proper access management, traffic problems that plague Wayne Memorial Drive and Berkeley Boulevard will spread across Goldsboro and its urbanized area, transportation consultant Stephen Greene told the Goldsboro Metropolitan Planning Organization last week. Greene is vice president of Ramey...

Two former 4th Fighter Wing commanders are on the rise

Two former 4th Fighter Wing commanders were recently nominated for promotion by President Barack Obama. Col. Patrick Doherty, the man who, just last year, passed the wing's guidon to current Commander Col. Jeannie Leavitt, is set to receive his first...

Wayne County grand jury: Escapee will face charges

Roughly one year ago, when he was just 16 years old, Ishmael Jamal Bunch overpowered two Juvenile Justice Transportation officers and escaped their custody. According to press releases issued at the time by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office, Bunch escaped...

CBA Engineering Academy students building electric car

Students in the Engineering Academy at Charles B. Aycock High School are building an electric car out of PVC pipes, thanks to a $3,000 Toolbox for Education Grant provided by Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation. CBA is one of...

Fire damages southern Wayne home

DUDLEY -- A Dudley woman was forced to climb through her bedroom window to get to safety this morning when a fire broke out in her home before 6 a.m. She was able to get to a neighbor's house and...

WCC and MOC to help with FAFSA forms on Saturday

Both Wayne Community College and Mount Olive College are offering opportunities this weekend to help individuals and families of those planning to attend college in the 2013-14 academic year obtain financial assistance. Both locations will be holding free workshops...

Sorghum seed could be scarce

An expected shortage of grain sorghum seed could slow the resurgence of the old crop that undergoing a renaissance because of its drought resistance and ability to thrive on marginal soil. Planted in May and June, sorghum is a...