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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Mount Olive library close to final approval

Final approval of the design, contract and $2.275 million cost of Mount Olive's new Steele Memorial Library will be before Wayne County commissioners when they meet in special session Friday morning. If the go-ahead is given, people will be...

Mount Olive College considers change in name, status

MOUNT OLIVE -- There soon might be a "new" university in town. Mount Olive College students, faculty, staff and alumni are being asked whether they believe the college should seek to change its name to Mount Olive University. The...

Van driver dies from injuries in crash

The Dudley man whose van went off the road along U.S. 117 Alternate and crashed into a pine tree Friday has died, officials at Vidant Medical Center said. Mark James Wheaton, 50, was transferred to Vidant Medical Center late...

Council weighs recreation bond

The Goldsboro City Council was asked Monday to consider supporting an $18.9 million bond referendum for Parks and Recreation projects to be put up for a vote in May. The decision would need to be made by December in...

Thursday seminar to discuss changes in education legislation

The impact budget cuts and policy changes have on education will be the centerpiece of a public forum being held in Goldsboro later this week. In collaboration with the N.C. Association of Educators, two advocacy groups, Public Schools First...