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Thursday, July 7, 2005

Wayne residents react to London bombings

Sadness and outrage. Those were the emotions Wayne County residents expressed in the aftermath of the bombings of the transportation system in London this morning. "It's terrible," said state Rep. Louis Pate of Mount Olive, who is a member of...

49 illegals caught at Seymour Johnson

Forty-nine undocumented workers apprehended at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base were scheduled to appear in U.S. District Court today. Seymour Johnson Air Force Base security and local and federal officials detained the workers at the base Wednesday. The workers were...

Lane decides not to testify

The defense ended its case Wednesday, with Eric Glenn Lane deciding not to testify in his first-degree murder trial in Wayne County Superior Court. Lane, accused of kidnapping, raping and suffocating 5-year-old Precious Ebony Whitfield to death more than three...

Mount Olive police seek suspect in June murder

MOUNT OLIVE -- Police are looking for a man wanted in connection with the shooting death of a 22-year-old last week. Richard Lee Swinson, 26, is wanted for questioning in connection with the June 30 murder of Jennifer Louise McArthur...

Honoree loses cancer fight

Cancer activist and long-time teacher Olivia Whaley lost her battle with the disease Wednesday. The 53-year-old Dudley woman was diagnosed with cancer last year and underwent chemotherapy and then surgery in December. Mrs. Whaley was the honorary chairman of this...

Public records

No arrests yet in teen's death Investigators were continuing today to follow up leads in a drive-by shooting in which a 16-year-old was killed Tuesday night, Goldsboro police said. Investigator Mike Moore said no warrants have been issued in connection...

Addicts, alcoholics in trouble with law complete programs

A graduation ceremony was held Tuesday morning at Wayne Community College for 62 addicts and alcoholics who have been in trouble with the law. The men received certificates for completing several programs at Wayne Community College. It is one of...