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Wednesday, September 15, 2004

Hit and run

Bobby Williams Goldsboro firefighters examine a Ford pickup that was struck this morning by a hit-and-run car at East Ash and Lee streets. The driver of the pickup, Kevin S. Coakley, 35, of Trey Drive, was taken to Wayne...

Former POWs gather for ceremony to remember missing and imprisoned

Former prisoners of war gathered Tuesday in the front pews of the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base chapel. A sense of tranquility and respect came over them as the Code of Conduct of the U.S. Armed Forces was read aloud....

Clerk says judge didn't follow law in magistrate hire

Wayne County Clerk of Court Marshall Minchew says Superior Court Judge Jerry Braswell did not follow state law in appointing the latest magistrate. Minchew said Tuesday that he nominated nine people for the job, but the newest magistrate, Patricia D....

Rosewood saddened by missing student

There has been a correction to this story: A series of articles on a man from Goldsboro who is missing in western North Carolina gave an incorrect spelling of the name of a woman whose body was found. The correct...

School board adopts toughter promotion rules

Wayne County has adopted standards tougher than the state has for most students to move up to the next grade level. The Board of Education voted Tuesday to require all students in grades 3-8 to score at or above Level...

Planners say zoning may be needed for U.S. 70

Wayne County may consider zoning land along the planned Goldsboro bypass on U.S. 70 in preparation for the highway's construction. Planning Board members say that they want to meet with county commissioners, both informally and formally, to start talking about...

Public records

5 people injured in county collisions Five people were injured and damages were estimated at $23,700 in five recent traffic collisions in Wayne County, officers reported. *A Goldsboro police car sustained about $700 in damages in a low-speed crash at...

Duplin announced Teacher of the Year winner

KENANSVILLE -- The women at the teachers' table chatted, waiting for the announcement of the winner. School was the topic of discussion around the table Tuesday night at the Country Squire restaurant. Janice Stark of Wallace Elementary was announced the...

Briefly

WISH wins national honor The health clinic program in the Wayne County public schools has been selected to win a national award. The WISH School-Based Health Program will receive $10,000 for the honor, which is given by the American Association...

North Drive gets technology award

Dawn Potter, curriculum and technology facilitator at North Drive Elementary School, recently won new technology to help students learn. Ms. Potter won the technology, valued at $5,400, through a drawing at the 2004 National Educational Computing Conference she attended in...

Sauls remembers Scout badge and vow to never litter

Randy Sauls has been interested in keeping Goldsboro clean for more than 30 years, and he has a badge to prove it. The Keep Wayne County Beautiful board member has kept all his Boy Scout badges stored in his attic...