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Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Attorney questions Cox jury selection

The trial of a LaGrange man charged in a 2004 New Year's Day double homicide kicked off with controversy Monday when his defense attorneys claimed state prosecutors were trying to stack the deck against the defendant by selecting a predominately...

Wayne deputy arrested for DWI

A Wayne County deputy was charged with drunken driving by Johnston County authorities after an accident early today in Johnston County, on the heels of an accident involving a Highway Patrol officer who was charged the same offense in Wayne...

Spring Creek parents asking for more space

About 100 Spring Creek parents and concerned citizens attended the second county Facilities Master Plan Team meeting Monday night at Spring Creek High, many of whom had a new middle school on their minds. The Spring Creek area doesn't have...

The proposal from the County Schools

Here is the background information provided from Wayne County Public Schools about schools in the Spring Creek district of the county, presented to those attending Monday night's public forum with the master facilities plan committee to discuss construction needs. It...

Board records support for GHS principal, staff

The Board of Education threw its support behind Goldsboro High School Principal Patricia Burden and her staff during its meeting Monday afternoon and spoke out against leaders and community members who have been divisive against the public schools. The board...

Public records

Investigations Wayne County sheriff's deputies are investigating these reports: *Eleazar Cardenas reported someone fired shots into the kitchen window while her mother was sitting in the living room. Goldsboro police are investigating these reports: *Someone entered the gym at Greenwood...

Turnout slow in District 10 revote

Election officials in Wayne, Lenoir and Greene counties said voter turnout was slow early today in the race for the Republican candidate for the District 10 seat in the state House. Challenger Willie Ray Starling and incumbent Stephen LaRoque are...

Residents warned about tax scams

Following a recent increase in scam e-mails, the Internal Revenue Service reminded taxpayers to be on the lookout for bogus e-mails claiming to be from the tax agency. The IRS saw an increase in complaints in recent weeks about these...

Food Bank helping flooded areas

RALEIGH -- The Food Bank of central and eastern North Carolina distributes daily to the area that was in the direct path of Ernest. Wilmington, where Ernesto chose to come ashore, and Duplin County which is served by the Raleigh...

ECU to hold Literary Homecoming

Authors and readers from North Carolina will convene at East Carolina University in Greenville Sept. 29-30 for the 3rd Eastern North Carolina Literary Homecoming. The annual free event, offered by ECU's Joyner Library and Sheppard Memorial Library, aims to increase...