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Thursday, February 27, 2014

The science of slime

Nathan Rasmussen, 8, of Goldsboro, handles a batch of green slime he made along with sister Elissa, 6, and Joe, 14, during Wednesday's Science Kids program at the Wayne County Public Library. The kids used borax, glue, water and...

Make-up days announced

Make-up days have been announced for the four snow days that the Wayne County public schools were closed earlier this month, relying on early dismissal days and teacher workdays to offset time lost. District administrators with Wayne County Public...

SWHS sandwich shop teaches students about world of work

More than any other lesson plan she creates, Judy Moody believes in teaching her students character. Even in something as simple as making a sandwich. The "Life Skills" teacher in the Exceptional Children program at Southern Wayne High School...

Deadline to file is Friday

The filing period for the May 6 primary ends Friday at noon. The filing period opened on Feb. 10 and there have been no local filings since Feb. 19. Candidates for local office file at the Wayne County Board...

First city school of government class full, but apps encouraged

Registration for the first school of government classes offered by the city of Goldsboro is full, but city officials are not asking for application to stop. "We may need to open up another class or keep them for the...

Muddy trucks

Despite a rainy morning, Southern Wayne High School still had five students with muddy enough vehicles for a Muddy Vehicle Contest held last Wednesday during FFA week. The two winners were sophomore Trey Pate and junior Noah Blackman. The...

Majesty wowing judges on 'Idol'

The Top 13 on "American Idol" performed Wednesday night, with Goldsboro's Majesty Rose York making a strong showing in front of the judges. Several changes to the show's format were also announced, which will make voting much easier for...

Child care conference Saturday

The annual Wayne County Child Care Conference for child care providers will be held Saturday at Wayne Community College, offering a variety of learning opportunities as well as training credit. Sponsored by WCC and The Partnership for Children of...

Battle of the Books Friday

Students from nine schools will participate in the Wayne County Public Schools 28th annual Middle School Battle of the Books on Friday. The event is a quiz bowl-style competition that encourages reading. Contestants in grades 6-8 must read 27...