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Monday, July 8, 2013

County schools to make staffing changes

Two principal shifts and several other administrative changes at Wayne County Public Schools have been announced. Goldsboro High and North Drive Elementary schools will have new principals in the fall, with the departure of one and promotion of the other...

Murder suspect remains in jail

Tyree Louis Simmons, 23, died on the kitchen floor of the home he ran to for help after being shot in the chest Saturday night. The alleged shooter, Stevie Denardo Simmons, 41, was in custody by Sunday morning. Goldsboro police...

Library will sponsor children's programs

This summer Wayne County children can visit a secret garden, learn about bullying and find out about ancient Greece. They can also hear some tall tales and even be part of an old time band. And it's all possible at...

Learning the fun way

Summer school just got a whole lot more fun. Launched this past week, to commemorate Independence Day, 110 students at Dillard Academy charter school learned about the U.S. Bill of Rights, created their own version, made popsicle stick flags, made...

Commission flips on shifting funds

Cost shifting between line items in the county budget, a practice scrapped by Wayne County commissioners in April, has been resurrected. And in bringing it back, commissioners made it clear they want to be able to shift costs between...