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Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Daniels named new president of chamber

Having watched two leaders come and go since 2011, Wayne County Chamber of Commerce officials believe they have found the right person in Kate Daniels to bring stability to the president position. "We had a number of candidates that...

City to receive grants for park

The Goldsboro Parks and Recreation Department has announced that the city has been awarded three community transformation grants in the amount of $40,000 through the Affordable Care Act. Two of the grants were for $15,000 and a third was...

Wayne County sings

Members of the Elementary School Chorus perform during the Wayne County Public Schools Choral Festival. This year's festival included 23 local schools and 275 choral members taking part in the event held at Goldsboro High School....

Kindergarten registration set for Friday

Wayne County Public Schools will hold its kindergarten registration day on Friday at all 15 elementary schools. Registration will last from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m., with the exception of Spring Creek Elementary, whose event will run from 9...

Child, 7, killed by truck in Sampson

A log truck struck and killed a student as she was getting off a school bus on U.S. 421 near Herring Road in Sampson County Tuesday afternoon. The truck driver did not stop for the warning sign -- as is...

McFadden to retire, too

The assistant superintendent tasked with collecting data and calculating test scores for Wayne County Public Schools is retiring. Dr. Craig McFadden, assistant superintendent for accountability and student services for Wayne County, announced Tuesday that his last day will be June...

LaGrange historian works to capture local history in new book

Tranquil and neighborly LaGrange, which borders Goldsboro to the east, may have earned the nickname "The Garden Spot" years ago, but make no mistake -- there are a lot of stories that haven't been told. "We've discovered sabers in...