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September 18, 2005 archives

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Sunday, September 18, 2005

Witness: Moore pulled trigger

A reluctant witness said she saw Marcus Moore shoot Jonathan Yarborough last year. Kameshia Kornegay testified Friday in Wayne County Superior Court she saw Moore fire a shot that struck Yarborough in the shoulder or neck on April 16, 2004....

District eyes $130 million facilities plan

The Board of Education put new high schools in Grantham and Mount Olive back on its facilities plan Thursday night, along with suggestions to build a new elementary and middle school in the northern end of the county. The $129.8...

Bank robber remains at large

A lone man walked into the Wachovia Bank at 605 N. Berkeley Blvd. on Friday, demanded money from a teller and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash, Goldsboro police said. Police Chief Tim Bell said Saturday night that he...

Schools set to keep up with governor's reforms

Wayne County Public Schools are responding to Gov. Mike Easley's call for high-school reform, focusing on improving learning opportunities and performance countywide. Principals of the county's six public high schools, armed with their individual proposals for improving student support and...

Tourney to benefit hospice

Proceeds from a golf tournament planned for Thursday will be used to expand space and services at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. The 11th annual Kitty Classic Golf Tournament will be at Walnut Creek Country Club, with tee times of 8:30...

Battles will be re-enacted at Waynesborough Village

More than 200 Civil War historical re-enactors will re-create the Battle of Goldsborough Bridge Sept. 24-25 on the grounds of Waynesborough Historical Village. This is the second year the battle will be re-enacted. In 2004, it was held in late...

City officials honor Blazers for win in state basketball championship

The Wayne County Blazers basketball team does not have expensive sneakers and equipment. Team members have no gym in which to practice. On out-of-county road trips, they don't stop to dine at fancy restaurants. But the Blazers didn't let those...

Seminar on incontinence is Tuesday

A local urologist hopes his free seminar this week will not only educate incontinence sufferers, but dispel some of the myths that nothing that can be done about it. Dr. John Kaspar of Wayne Urological Associates said that many are...

Public records

Register stolen A cash register with $250 and 102 inspection stickers were stolen Thursday night from S&D Towing and Tires at 550 Billy Price Road, Seven Springs, the Wayne County Sheriff's Office reported. The business owner, Shelton D. Southerland, told...

Local schools find ways to help with hurricane relief

Throughout Wayne County Public Schools over the past two weeks since Hurricane Katrina struck the southland, students and staff have responded in a variety of ways, supporting relief efforts. Eastern Wayne High School presented a check for $2,550 to the...

A constitutional matter: Area schools heed nation's guiding document

Students in Wayne County Public Schools joined their peers around the country Friday in observing Constitution Day. The designation was approved by Congress last year at the insistence of Sen. Robert Byrd of West Virginia, who said too many young...