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Monday, January 20, 2014

Work on Mount Olive library ahead of schedule

A steady construction schedule has moved up the completion date of the future Steele Memorial Library from mid-summer to closer to the beginning of summer. "By the end of May, you'll be checking books out," said Kent Warren, vice...

Snow? Maybe. More cold on the way

Today's mild weather will give way to a chance of snow and sub-freezing wind chills accompanying a strong cold front that will move across the area Tuesday afternoon. There is a 30 percent chance of rain after 2 p.m....

Hundreds gather to pay tribute to civil rights leader

A last-minute surge in ticket sales brought the 26th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Celebration at the Goldsboro Raleigh Assembly to life this morning with close to 400 participants, city officials said. The event featured breakfast and a speaker...

Extension officials closer to choosing new agent

Interviews have been completed as the Wayne County Extension Service moves forward with its search for a new livestock agent. It will be at least next week before a call will be made to make the job offering, Extension...

Deal is reached on wind farms

The company developing the Pantego Wind Energy Project in Beaufort County and the Department of Defense have reached an agreement aimed at reducing the project's effect on military training in eastern North Carolina. The announcement comes at the same...

County to talk about school funding

An associate professor of public law and government at the University of North Carolina School of Government will conduct a workshop Tuesday for Wayne County commissioners on the local funding of public schools. The workshop had originally been on...

County Science Fair winners announced

Grades K-2 Division Ryan DeLoach - Rosewood Elementary Grades 3-5 Division 1st Place: Peyton Wilkins -- Grantham 2ns Place: Katelyn Gregory -- Carver Elementary 3rd Place: Reagan Walker -- Carver Elementary Middle School Division Biology A 1st Place: Joseph Foy...