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Sunday, May 26, 2013

Taylor to stay on -- for now

Dr. Steven Taylor, superintendent for Wayne County Public Schools, will not retire July 1 as originally announced. He said Friday he will postpone his retirement for an undetermined amount of time. Assistant superintendent for accountability and student services, Dr....

Always in her heart

It started with a long embrace -- a young man holding his mother tighter in his arms than he ever had. It continued when his cheek touched hers -- when he pleaded with her to read the book he had...

70 from Wayne School of Engineering prepared for future

Of the 70 Wayne School of Engineering students who crossed the stage in the Goldsboro High School auditorium Friday, 65 received diplomas and are going on to college. The remaining five will return to WSE for a fifth year...

At 32, biggest class leaves Wayne Christian School

For many of the students in the Wayne Christian School Class of 2013, Saturday morning was a bittersweet time. For a large portion of the class, it was truly the end of an era, one that began in kindergarten...

Man arrested for sex assault

A Goldsboro man was arrested Thursday afternoon in the area of the Fairview Housing Community after an alleged sexual assault. According to a press release issued by police, Tykeem Quayshon Wooten, 21, was found within two blocks of the...

Second arrest in home invasion

One suspect remains at large in connection with a May home invasion after two arrests by the Goldsboro Police Department. Gerquon Alexander Brewington, 28, of 203 Odom Farm Lane, joins Quinton Lamont Kenon, who has already been charged for...

Fremont grapples with police pay, budget

The mayor of Fremont formed a committee at the Board of Aldermen meeting Tuesday to discuss the possibility of appropriating more money for wages for the part-time officers who cover weekends in Fremont. The committee, comprised of Mayor W....

Fremont adopts county rules on mobile homes

The Fremont Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday to approve a new ordinance removing the town's age requirement on mobile homes in favor of requiring inspections, as well as a federal Housing and Urban Development data plate. HUD plates have...

County approves funds for library planning

A $35,000 budget amendment for the Mount Olive Steele Memorial Library project Tuesday morning was unanimously approved by Wayne County commissioners. The project was not on the board's agenda, but was added under unfinished business. Earlier this month commissioners agreed...

Dillard/Goldsboro homecoming more like a family reunion

The Class of '83 and the Class of '63 may have both had sparkly floats and matching T-shirts during the annual Dillard/Goldsboro Alumni Parade, but the members of the Class of '88, celebrating its 25th reunion, still proclaimed themselves...

Cliffs swimming lake now open

Cooling off in the water this summer doesn't have to mean driving out of town to the ocean or buying a membership to a pool. Instead, you can jump in the old swimming hole at Cliffs of the Neuse...

Central-Eastern alumni driven by a desire to inspire

A few semis, a handful of custom cars and the Eastern Wayne High School marching band took a short trip around Central Heights Saturday afternoon as part of the Central-Eastern Wayne Alumni & Friends 41st annual reunion. The parade...