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Tuesday, May 7, 2013

School board seeks extra funding

The Wayne County Board of Education voted Monday night to ask the Wayne County Board of Commissioners for additional funding for next year's budget, to be divided among small projects, security and technology expenses and "critical needs" in the district....

Pikeville gets new town administrator

PIKEVILLE -- The town of Pikeville has hired a new town administrator. Blake Proctor, 65, was announced at Monday night's meeting of the Pikeville Town Board. Proctor most recently served as town manager of Fairmont, near the South Carolina...

PEPI model emphasizes schools' physical education

As an educator, Jorg Wagner understands how challenging it is to squeeze in everything that needs to be taught during the school day. But as a coach and physical education teacher, he appreciates the value of incorporating exercise into the...

Group focuses on obesity, diabetes in community

Obesity and diabetes were targeted Monday afternoon by an ad hoc gathering of more than 40 local elected officials, health professionals and community leaders as two of the major health care issues facing Wayne County. People know what it takes...

Council approves measures

The Goldsboro City Council approved an array of different measures at its meeting Monday night. Following the approval at the April 15, City Council Meeting for the Goldsboro Fire Department to purchase a new pickup truck to replace a...