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Monday, June 24, 2013

Science explorers

Ethan Campbell works with a wind tester in the flight station of the STEM science lab summer camp at Wayne School of Engineering, a non-traditional class option introduced in the Wayne County school system several years ago. The lab...

Proposed plan for W.A. Foster getting look from City Council

The public got its first look at the proposed plans for the new W.A. Foster Recreation Center expected to be built at Mina Weil Park at the most recent meeting of the Goldsboro City Council. The 32,000-square-foot building would...

Driver dies in car accident

FREMONT -- A 22-year-old Hispanic male traveling west on Hooks Road northwest of Fremont was killed Sunday at approximately 8:15 p.m. when his car ran off the road and struck a concrete bridge. The name of the driver and...

County weighs vote on budget

Wayne County commissioners were scheduled to meet in special session today to review the more than $500 million in suggested budget cuts made during 17 hours of budget workshops spread out over two days earlier this month. Commissioners are scheduled...

Work on Berkeley moving forward

Work is continuing on the Berkeley widening project as proceedings to condemn properties needed for the rights of way to begin relocating utilities outside of the work area come to a close. Randy Guthrie, development services director in the...

African Children's Choir to perform at church

The world-renowned African Children's Choir will be appearing in concert in Goldsboro next month. The group of orphans was discovered in 1984, in the midst of Uganda's civil war, when a human rights activist traveled to the country to help...

Legislation could threaten city grants

Two bills moving through the state House of Representatives and Senate could freeze future greenway projects in Wayne County, but current awarded federal grants are safe from new legislation. Both bills, Senate Bill 402 and House Bill 817, have...