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Sunday, July 16, 2006

Local plant eyeing expansion in Wayne

Uchiyama America plans to make about a $15 million expansion within the next few years, which would create an additional 100 jobs for the community. The only problem is, company officials haven't decided which community that will be. Problems in...

Charges pending in fatal crash

From staff reports A Dudley woman was killed early Saturday in a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Sleepy Creek and Emmaus Church roads. Marisela Roblero-Ortiz died when she was thrown from a minivan involved in the crash. She was...

Soldier shares view from war in Iraq

Looking skyward as night falls on Iraq, United States Army Staff Sgt. George E. Grundy learns to appreciate some of the finer things about life as a deployed soldier -- like the sight of an oversized moon and a million...

It's official: Wal-Mart is coming

From staff reports MOUNT OLIVE -- Construction of a Wal-Mart supercenter on the northwest side of Mount Olive is under way, with a new sign at the site trumpeting the project that is expected to be completed next spring. Wal-Mart...

GPD's 7 most wanted

Goldsboro police are seeking information on the whereabouts of seven of the city's most-wanted fugitives, including an alleged murderer and an accused bank robber. Anyone with information on any of the seven is asked to call the lead police investigator...

District 10 rematch will cost county

A dispute in the North Carolina House District 10 race could cost taxpayers in three counties money -- depending on the decision the North Carolina Board of Elections makes next month. Rep. Stephen LaRoque filed a petition challenging the May...

Public record

Escapee caught A convicted felon who escaped from the Wayne County Courthouse three years ago is back in the county jail. Reginald Antwan Henry, 32, of Koonce Street, was picked up by police in Morrisville on Saturday while investigating a...

Superior Court

Wayne County Superior Court These cases have been heard in Wayne County Superior Court: *Edward Glyn Long, 25, Odom Mill Road, Mount Olive, breaking and entering, 10 to 12 months; larceny, 10 to 12 months; breaking and entering, 10 to...

Mount Olive District Court

These cases have been heard in Mount Olive District Court: *Juan Hernandez Eason, 24, Lee Street, Kenansville, driving while license revoked, 45 days suspended, 12 months unsupervised probation, $100 fine and costs (appealed). *Patricia Ann Lalonde, 37, East Williamson Street,...

Wayne County District Court

These cases have been heard in Wayne County District Court: *Terry Gaines, 17, Wayne Woods Drive, breaking and-or entering, not guilty. *Leonard Deshea Middleton, 22, Indian Springs Road, Mount Olive, assault inflicting serious injury, not guilty. *Sergio Vargas, 33, Pineview...