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Friday, November 15, 2013

School's practical side

Schools used to offer home economics class to cover bases not found in other academic classes -- cooking, sewing, even learning how to sign a check. A variation on that theme was "Exploring Life Skills," which was renamed this year...

Board: Two schools might be too much

The price of building a new school will be higher than first anticipated, between amenities like an auditorium and interest rates, prompting the Wayne County Board of Education to consider building only one new school and asking commissioners for additional...

Arrest made in October murder

An arrest has been made in the investigation surrounding the Oct. 15 shooting death of Alton Leevon Fields Jr., 35, the Goldsboro Police Department said Thursday. Today, investigators announced a second man is wanted in connection with the case....

First Baptist, others seeking to Warm the World Saturday

The First Baptist Church, along with several others in the community, will hold the annual Warm the World event Saturday beginning at 8 a.m. at First Baptist, 125 S. John St. Begun four years ago by First Baptist, the...

Charities taking funds to help victims of Philippines typhoon

The local Salvation Army and American Red Cross are helping victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. The Salvation Army is taking monetary donations of any amount, said Lt. Kenny Igleheart, commander. "If you're sending a check, in the...

Holiday Mail for the Heroes drop-off at N.C. Community Credit Union

North Carolina Community Credit Union is holding a Holiday Mail for the Heroes kickoff event today at 2401 E. Ash St., the main branch of the financial institution. The program, spearheaded by the American Red Cross seeks to deliver holiday...