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Friday, November 8, 2013

Schools: Test score drops were anticipated

Wayne County Public Schools officials were not surprised that school performance test scores dropped dramatically, attributing the results to the transition to the READY school accountability model. The N.C. Department of Public Instruction released the state's final 2012-13 results on...

County trying to reach veterans

The Wayne County Veterans Services Advisory Board is continuing its efforts to get a clearer picture of how many veterans call Wayne County home. The true number may never be known since most of the necessary records are confidential....

Reward offered in couple's death

MOUNT OLIVE -- A $3,000 reward is being offered by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office for information leading to an arrest in the double homicide discovered Tuesday at 638 Waller Road just west of town. "It looked personal," Wayne...

Jo-Ann's now open at Berkeley Mall

The eagerly awaited opening of the Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Store at Berkeley Mall was expected to draw hundreds of customers today as it opened its door at 10 a.m. this morning. A grand opening is planned for Nov....

Event gives officers, people chance to relax, sit and talk

Goldsboro Police patrol officers took a break from their official duties Thursday morning to sit and linger over a cup of coffee with residents from across the community. Holding its first ever Coffee With a Cop event, officers from...

Most government offices to close for Veterans Day

Local, state and federal offices, as well as banks and post offices will be closed Monday in observance of Veterans Day. All Wayne County offices will be closed, as will Wayne County Public Schools. Town halls will be closed...