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Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Wayne County Public Schools receive grants for mentoring and afterschool programs

The Wayne County Public Schools have been selected to participate in two grant-funded student enrichment programs this school year. Youth and Families with Promise, or YFP, is part of the 4-H National Mentoring program through N.C. State University, while...

Student tasered in fight at Wayne Middle High Academy

Wayne County Public School officials confirmed a student at Wayne Middle High Academy was tasered by a school resource officer during a fight Monday. The student's name was not released because of his age. WCPS public information officer Ken...

O'Berry - Cherry Christmas parade cancelled

There will be no Cherry/O'Berry Christmas parade this year, although officials at O'Berry plan to continue the tradition on that campus. Recent changes to DOT guidelines for road closures and liability requirements have prompted organizers to cancel the historic...

Goldsboro City Council tables grant planning

The Downtown Goldsboro Development Corp. director made a presentation to the Goldsboro City Council during the council's work session Monday night to flesh out what details are available about the $10 million grant the city will receive for transportation...

Salvation Army sets date for fall bazaar

Vendors selling everything from jewelry to organic soaps and lotions will be part of the Salvation Army's fall bazaar fundraiser Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Salem United Methodist Church. Items that will be for sale include...

Duplin Hall of Fame deadline coming up

Duplin County Hall of Fame board members are reminding the Duplin County community that Sept. 25 is the deadline for the submission of nominations for the hall of fame. Each year, the Duplin County Hall of Fame honors the lifelong...

Cops for Tuesday

Truck stolen Danny Ray Worley of Fremont reported a stolen piece of equipment to the Goldsboro Police Department Monday. A $60,000 1998 boom crane truck was removed from the property of Danis Industrial Supply Co., at 200 Fedelon Trail, according...