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Tuesday, November 29, 2005

Students at Greenwood Middle School keep injured friends in their thoughts

Picture submitted Justin Bucher, Drake Pieper and Conner Childers are keeping their friends in the halls and classrooms of Greenwood Middle School by wearing handmade clothing bearing their names. For more information see For Carson and Mack....

For Carson and Mack

It started with a sweatshirt. Nothing fancy -- just a few dozen iron-on letters and a simple, red heart. Conner Childers, Justin Bucher and Drake Pieper knew they had to do something when they heard their friends, Mackenzie Wessels and...

Police hunting driver's identity

Goldsboro police are trying to determine if the man accused of hitting two students with his sport utility vehicle outside Greenwood Middle School is really who he says he is. The man, who identified himself as "Luis Delgado Jesus"...

Goldsboro man killed in wreck

A Goldsboro man was killed Friday in a three-vehicle collision at Salem Church and Stoney Hill roads and Chancery Drive, the Highway Patrol reported today. The victim was identified as Lloyd Quenton Price, 78, of 121 Rowe St. State Trooper...

Residents fighting annexation by city await outcome of December hearing

County residents fighting annexation by the city of Goldsboro are awaiting a December hearing in their legal battle. If a request by the city to dismiss the case is denied next month, then they will likely get their day in...

Driver sought in hit-and-run death near Mount Olive

MOUNT OLIVE -- The state Highway Patrol is looking for the driver of a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run death Saturday. Adrian Jones, 83, was killed about 4:40 a.m. on Tram Road when he walked into the roadway, investigators said....

Woman killed in Johnston wreck

PRINCETON -- A woman was killed and three others were injured Sunday night in a two-car, head-on wreck on rain-slickened U.S. 70, just west of Princeton, near Holt's Pond, the Highway Patrol said. The victim was identified as Judith Sandoval,...

Boards will discuss facilities budget tonight

After months of arguing over how much and where to spend money to improve Wayne County's school facilities, school officials and the county commissioners will meet tonight to try again to begin finding common ground. But when they meet this...

Mount Olive airport panel not pleased with surveyor

MOUNT OLIVE -- Members of the Mount Olive Airport Committee say they are disappointed with the work of a surveyor they hired to study runway expansion. The committee hired the Raleigh firm of Aiken and Yelle in July to survey...

School menus for the week

Following are menus for Wayne County Public Schools for the week of Dec. 5-9. Monday -- Breakfast: Chicken biscuit. Lunch: Stuffed-crust cheese pizza, baked pork chop with rice and gravy, steamed broccoli, sliced carrots, diced pears, roll and milk. Tuesday...

Public records

8 people injured in county wrecks Eight people were injured and damages were estimated at $56,700 in 10 recent traffic collisions in Wayne County, the Highway Patrol reported. *A driver was injured and the car that he was driving was...