Tuesday 02 Sep 2014

Labor Day

Happy Labor Day!

From backyard barbecues to sunning on the beach, today millions will celebrate the holiday set aside to honor the American worker. The original idea was centered around parades, festivals and […]

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Common Core Will Continue to Affect Public Schools

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The General Assembly passed a law this summer opponents of Common Core hope will derail its use in North Carolina’s public schools. But the law doesn’t […]

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Common Core Will Continue to Affect Public Schools

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The General Assembly passed a law this summer opponents of Common Core hope will derail its use in North Carolina's public


UNC Makes Change to Transcripts

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is including more information on transcripts starting this fall. Along with students' grades,

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2nd Arrested in Weldon Teen Death

WELDON, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say they have arrested a second suspect in the killing of a Weldon teen that led to the retaliation slaying


Baseball Club President Charged with Embezzlement

HAMPSTEAD, N.C. (AP) — Investigators say the president of a youth baseball club in Pender County stole more than $30,000 from the organization. Pender County deputies


Scam Hits Locally

A local businessman is warning citizens of a scam that can give access to sensitive information on your computer. Jim Hinnant, owner of Xpress Communications, reports

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First Lady Promotes “Text First…”

Today begins Emergency Preparedness Month in North Carolina, as declared by Governor Pat McCrory and the US Department of Homeland Security. It coincides with National

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FBI Goes Digital

The era of sliding drawers full of aging FBI files is drawing to a close. Millions of fingerprint cards, criminal history folders, and civil identity

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US Intelligence Officials Warn of Terror Threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are warning that the United States and Western Europe are likely to be future targets of Islamic State militants. They say President

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Revel Casino in NJ Closing

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City's 36-year history of casino gambling begins to play out Monday when


Sports Highlights

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Kasey Kahne grabbed the lead on the restart following a caution with 23 laps remaining and held off Matt Kenseth in


WCC Adult High School Announces Honors

Wayne Community College's Adult High School Program has honored two students for outstanding academic achievement in the summer 2014 session. Colton J. Sullivan of Pikeville was

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Sports Highlights

Saturday’s College Football Scores NC State won in the final minutes of the game, defeating Georgia Southern 24 – 23. The Tarheels won their season opener beating


Guest Writer Dr. Jim Atkins on Islam

Islam is one of the great religions of the world, so what has gone so terribly wrong? How have so many people gotten the message


Friday Night HS Football Scores

Eastern Wayne 54 Goldsboro 12 Princeton 28 Midway 7 Southern Wayne 20 Smithfield-Selma 21 Rosewood 21 Southside 24 Greene Central 24 CB Aycock 20 Kinston 41 Nash Central 12 Spring Creek

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Streetscape – Phase II

The work on Phase II of Streetscape in downtown Goldsboro is well under way. Four-way stops and the sound of heavy equipment are temporary inconveniences

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Hot Topic Luncheon Focuses on Economy

Ted Abernathy, Managing Partner with Economic Leadership, LLC, will be the speaker at the Chamber of Commerce’s Economic Outlook Hot Topic luncheon. The event will be


Guest Writer Dr. Jim Atkins – ISIS, We Do Not Have a Strategy

If you are the President of the United States of America, how can you make a statement like, ‘I don’t want to put the cart

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Mystery Plant by Guest Writer John Nelson

John Nelson is the curator of the A. C. Moore Herbarium at the University of South Carolina, in the Department of Biological Sciences, Columbia SC


Suspects Sought in Gun Heist

A reward is being offered for the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the theft of 39 handguns from Wilmington Guns. The

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Pirate Women’s Soccer Blanks George Mason 2-0

East Carolina Women's Soccer earned their second shutout in-a-row. Freshman striker Courtney Taybron and junior forward Kendall Frey each scored their first goals of the season,


Danyell Sharron Thomas

Danyell Thomas

August 24, 30, Dudley

Margaret Burden

August 24, 66, Goldsboro

John Earl Swinson

August 23, 75, Goldsboro

Harriett N. Mitchell

August 23, 86, Kinston

Christine Hinnant Bunn

Christine Bunn

August 21, Goldsboro