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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

The Wall That Heals has arrived

Children waved undersized American flags and grown men cried as the Wall That Heals -- and some 400 motorcycles -- made their way down Wayne Memorial Drive this afternoon. For complete coverage of the beginning of the replica's stint in...

Haney at the Boston Marathon: 'We were told bomb went off.'

Mike Haney of Goldsboro had passed the 24-mile point of his first Boston Marathon when he first noticed something was wrong. "I was coming up a slight incline and up ahead there were a whole lot of people who...

New restaurant coming to Goldsboro

Renovations began Monday on the former location of Bailey's Jewelry in the Berkeley Commons shopping center off Berkeley Boulevard to make room for a new sub shop in Goldsboro. Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches will bring 30 to 40 jobs to...

School board: Common Core could be concern

The Wayne County Board of Education has mixed reviews about the latest round of guidelines of how students will be taught English and math. The first hour of its three-hour meeting Monday night was spent debating the merits of the...

It's coming down: City Council votes to demolish former Arts Council building

The Goldsboro City Council voted Monday night to award a contract to demolish the former Arts Council building to A K Grading and Demolition in the amount of $197,000. The contract covers the demolition of the old Arts Council...

Board says 'no' to facilities proposal

The Wayne County school board approved a resolution Monday night opposing a measure that would allow school property to be transferred from the control of school boards to county commissioners. A growing number of school boards across the state are...