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Sunday, July 17, 2005

Two die in Goldsboro fire

Two people were killed when a fire destroyed the house they were renting early Saturday morning. Roy Chester Rowe, 48, and Patricia Ann Raynor, 38, were found by Goldsboro firefighters at 206 N. George Street just before 4 a.m. Firefighters...

Harry Potter fever strikes in Goldsboro

Magical mandrakes couldn't have outscreamed the crowd of Harry Potter fans Friday as they eagerly awaited the release of the young wizard's latest adventures. At midnight, bookstores across the country began selling "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince." It's the...

Reward offered for arrest of murder suspect

From staff reports Goldsboro-Wayne Crime Stoppers and the Mount Olive Police Department are offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information on the whereabouts of Richard Lee Swinson, who is wanted for murder. Swinson, 26, has been charged with...

Mental health advocates worried

Mental health advocates in Wayne County said Thursday they are worried some people in need of help are being forgotten because of the state's new mental health reform laws. "This is a pretty wild time with reforms," said Bobby Jones,...

Wayne Court Superior Court

These cases have been heard in Wayne County Superior Court: *Prentis R. Coleman, 43, Slaughter Street, breaking and entering and larceny of a firearm, 120 to 153 months (habitual felon) (new sentence). *Octavian Darrnell Godette, 16, East Mulberry Street, common-law...

Volunteer Center opportunities

Volunteer Wayne offers opportunities to serve Wayne County for all ages. This service is provided by Volunteer Wayne and the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) at Wayne Community College. Contact Joy Pearce at 735-5151 ext. 336 or at www.volunteersolutions.org/uwwc/volunteer...

Student news

Brittany Carr of Mount Olive, Starus Dyson of Dudley and Brittany Royall of Mount Olive participated in the 2005 Nursing Exploration Week at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing. They were among 42 high school...

Mount Olive District Court

These cases have been heard in Mount Olive District Court: *Carter Allen Jaffe, 57, Mayberry Lane, Mount Olive, seat-belt violation, not guilty. *Christopher Alex Melvin, 26, West Kornegay Street, Mount Olive, failure to disperse on command and teasing animal, 39...

Military news

Jonathan B. Lamoreux has been commissioned as a second lieutenant in the United States Air Force. He has been assigned casual duty at Fort Walton Beach, Fla., and will attend flight training in May in Columbus, Miss. He is the...

Goldsboro Continental Society honored at national conclave

Members of the Goldsboro Chapter of the Continental Societies Inc. have had a busy spring and summer. The local organization hosted the 21st Mid Atlantic Regional Conference this spring. And members of the organization have just returned from the National...

Wayne County District Court

These cases have been heard in Wayne County Superior Court. *Timmy Terrell Stevens, 35, Dixie Trail, driving while license revoked, 120 days; unauthorized use of a vehicle, 120 days. *Frankie Hines, 51, Olivia Lane, possession of drug paraphernalia, larceny and...

County kicks off incentive program

Wayne County kicked off an incentive program for county employees this week by recognizing the widow of Joe Terrell, the county's former personnel director. Mamie Terrell and her daughter, Cynthia, received the first official copy of the program, which gives...

Briefly SUN

Paramount group to tour BTI Center The Paramount Theatre Reconstruction Committee will not meet on Thursday as previously scheduled, but will meet July 27 at 10 a.m. at Fletcher Hall in the BTI Center at 2 South Street in Raleigh...