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Thursday, June 8, 2006

City police plan to continue vice stings

The arrest of eight women last week on prostitution offenses will not be the last time that Goldsboro police use a "sting" operation to eliminate vice on city streets. Maj. M.D. Hopper, who supervises the patrol division, said police will...

Seymour AFB squadrons in area where al-Zarqawi killed

Officials at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base said they applaud the "total Coalition effort that took place" in Wednesday's airstrike over a remote location near Baqouba, Iraq, that killed Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, a senior al-Qaida official and leader of the...

Date set for board to decide primary

The state Board of Elections will hear a complaint by Rep. Stephen LaRoque in the District 10 race for the state House on July 12 in Raleigh, state officials said Wednesday. LaRoque, a Kinston businessman, lost the Republican primary by...

County businesses recognized for safety awards

About 30 Wayne County businesses and agencies were recognized Wednesday for emphasizing safety in the workplace at a luncheon featuring state Department of Labor Commissioner Cherie Berry. The event was held at the Lane Tree Golf Club. The 49th Annual...

Teacher begins new quest ... to be a principal

It might very well be that Terry Hines' inability to be bossed around brought her to the threshold on which she now stands -- preparing to become a boss herself. Mrs. Hines, 45, recently became the recipient of a $40,000...

Faison approves budget

FAISON -- The Faison Town Board of Commissioners adopted a budget for 2006-07 on Wednesday evening that includes no change in the current tax rate. No residents chose to speak at a public hearing on the budget held before the...

Public records

Teen is charged in robbery attempt A teenager from Dudley was arrested Wednesday by Goldsboro police and charged with four felony offenses in connection with an attempted robbery and shooting. Octavius M. Broadhurst, 19, of Cheryl Drive was charged with...

'Click It or Ticket' nets 220 violators

More than 220 people may be out at least $100 after being charged with seat-belt violations in Wayne County during a two-week "Click It or Ticket" campaign to encourage the use of passenger restraints. If convicted, the defendants will be...