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Monday, January 17, 2005

Wreck on U.S. 70

A wreck on U.S. 70 this morning killed a 6-year-old girl and injured her monther. For more information see 6-year-old girl is killed in car crash....

6-year-old girl is killed in car crash

A 6-year-old girl was killed before dawn today when her mother's car was struck by an oil tanker truck at U.S. 70 and Beston Road, just east of Walnut Creek. The girl, identified as Nikita Pearson of 3061 New Hope...

300 attend annual King breakfast

More than 300 people turned out this morning for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration breakfast. The event was held at the H.V. Brown Hall in the Goldsboro-Dillard Alumni Center. Goldsboro Mayor Al King welcomed the crowd. "I hope...

Hearing on bond money scheduled for Tuesday

Goldsboro citizens can voice their opinions Tuesday about extending the period in which the city must issue its sewer bonds. The city received permission for an extension in November from the Local Government Commission. The commission oversees debt issues for...

Samaritan's Feet founder says simple donation can change a life

Emmanuel Ohonme, founder and president of Samaritan's Feet International, summed up his organization's mission as giving "a sole for a soul." Ohonme has made it his mission to reach 10 million impoverished people over the next 10 years and "through...

Land-use plan on Tuesday agenda

The Wayne County Board of Commissioners will decide Tuesday whether to work toward a comprehensive, countywide land-use plan. The county Planning Board voted unanimously last week to urge the commissioners to begin work on the land-use plan. The next step...

Public records

Check scheme Four unidentified men were arrested Saturday by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office and charged with 13 felony counts each of forgery and uttering. The Hispanic men, who said they lived in Raleigh, were placed in the Wayne County...

Undercover probe prompted wildlife charges

Wayne County's wildlife officer said an undercover wildlife officer bought 192 pounds of deer meat from Joe Cunningham of Dogwood Trail. Cunningham was charged Friday with six game law violations. Wildlife officers seized 138 pounds of deer meat they found...

OPINION -- He's back!

Michael Newdow is the atheist who tried to remove the words "under God" from the Pledge of Allegiance. He's back! Last week he filed suit to stop a Christian minister from offering a prayer at the presidential inauguration. Prayers have...

Review: D'Ambrosio's passion proves enthralling

Before singer Franc D'Ambrosio could finish the song "Music of the Night," an audience of about 300 people was cheering. D'Ambrosio had already performed one of the best shows brought to Goldsboro in the past 19 years. Most famous for...

Scientist to speak on global climate

MOUNT OLIVE -- "Global Climate Change: Implications for Human Ecosystems and Society" will be the topic for the 2005 Lorelle F. Martin Science Lecture to be held at Mount Olive College on February 10. The event is scheduled for 7:30...