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Sunday, April 23, 2006

Fighting a new battle

U.S. Army Cpl. Maurice Burden felt uneasy as his Humvee crossed the median of a major highway in Iraq last September. "When we started across, I just thought something wasn't right. I was about to tell the driver to slow...

Police keep eye on school crossing

Officials are continuing to look at ways to make crossing East Ash Street safer after a 2005 incident that left two eighth-graders injured. For now, increased patrols are slowing down traffic, city and school officials say, but there are other...

Agencies prepare for increasingly older Wayne

Wayne County is getting older, rapidly, -- and county agencies are getting ready now to make sure services are in place to meet the needs of the increasingly elderly population. Officials said the 2000 census shows that 29,973, or 26.5...

Duplin schools get new chief

Duplin County's new superintendent of schools didn't have to wait long to see how his new county feels about its schools. Dr. Wiley Doby appeared before the Duplin County Board of Commissioners to talk about the benefits of local funding...

No swimming at Cliffs

SEVEN SPRINGS -- The swimming area at the Cliffs of the Neuse State Park is filling up, but it's not ready for swimmers yet. With six weeks to go before the lake's scheduled opening, Park Ranger Dan Smith said the...

Student is doing well at contest

Wayne Christian High School freshman Terrie Nelson will go for the gold today in a national oratorical contest. Miss Nelson, 15, is one of the final three to vie for first place today in the national American Legion Oratorical Contest...

Public record

Credit card thefts reported Goldsboro police are investigating two reports of credit card thefts. Donna Ann McMurray of Lucama said somebody stole her credit card and used it at several places. She said the credit card company notified her and...

Superior Court

Wayne County Superior Court These cases have been heard in Wayne County Superior Court: *James Russell Alexander, 50, St. John's Church Road, misdemeanor assault inflicting serious injury, dismissed. *Tavarus L. Lane, 30, Battleboro, fleeing to elude arrest and failure to...

District Court

Wayne County District Court These cases have been heard in Wayne County District Court: *Randy Windley Ham, 44, Radford Drive, second-degree trespass, not guilty. *Milton Aarow Howell, 28, Harley Trail, driving while impaired, 12 months (appealed). *Jerry Linwood Hines, 50,...