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Monday, January 13, 2014

Student testing just beginning

Student testing began this past week, as high schoolers wrap up the fall semester. But the stringent season of tests being imposed by the state is just beginning. Dr. Craig McFadden, assistant superintendent for accountability/student services for Wayne County Public...

Moral Monday protest planned

Goldsboro will be the site of a protest by the North Carolina NAACP on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 20. The weekly Moral Monday protests held this past year at the state Legislative Building in Raleigh drew intense...

County radio broadcast urged

Wayne County should continue paying a local radio station to air county commissioners' meetings because some residents still lack a computer or cable TV necessary to watch county-generated broadcasts of the sessions. That is the argument Commissioners Steve Keen,...

College's Manufacturing Center of Excellence to improve worker

As envisioned, the proposed Wayne County Manufacturing Center of Excellence would be filled with state-of-the-art equipment, resemble what a manufacturing floor would look like and have classroom areas and some office space as well. But until a permanent home...

City Council supports transportation projects

The Goldsboro City Council last week approved the city's portion of planning funds for two transportation plans through the Goldsboro Metropolitan Planning Organization. The Goldsboro MPO will sign a contract with Alta/Greenways, which worked on the Mountains to Sea Trail,...