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Thursday, September 14, 2006

Testimony begins in Cox murder trial

Cradling two sawed off shotguns, Telly Cox and Chris Brown jumped into Alonza Bedell's silver Chevrolet Malibu and bragged about the crimes they had just committed. "We shot them," Miss Bedell said, repeating what the men told her. Miss Bedell...

Hospital directors OK rate increase

The hospital board has passed its new $176 million budget for the fiscal year starting Oct. 1, which includes funding for a new power plant, new hospital beds, upgraded medical equipment and salary increases and manages a projected increase in...

District still working out kinks in staggered schedule for buses

A staggered bus schedule in the Eastern Wayne schools area is causing some questions from parents as Wayne County Public Schools officials try to come up with a transportation schedule that is cost-effective and convenient for students. And for right...

Teen will answer murder charges

A 17-year-old Goldsboro teen wanted in connection with a double murder and a shooting is now in custody, police officials said. Jerron Lamar Russell of Courtyard Apartments faces two counts of murder and one count of attempted first-degree murder. Russell...

Base hosts terrorism response meeting

If terrorists strike eastern North Carolina, local law enforcement and airmen at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base intend to be prepared. In an effort to improve reaction time and increase the flow of information in the event of a terror...

Local businesses, groups take time to care for others

Wayne County residents are rolling up their sleeves and even getting a little dirty to better their community this week. During the 2006 Days of Caring, volunteers from businesses, schools and civic groups are doing everything from landscaping and holding...

Wayne County Grand Jury returns multiple charges for sex offenses

A 41-year-old man was indicted by the Wayne County Grand Jury with 10 felony counts of third degree sexual exploitation of a minor. Thomas Edward Anderson of Goldleaf Drive was one of 83 other people indicted by the grand jury...

WCC voter registration drive to be held Friday

Just one vote can make the difference in any election. But Wayne County residents can't make their voices heard unless they first register to vote. "Look at how close the elections have been? The proof is out there. We had...

Teacher breaks up fight at Rosewood Middle School

A Rosewood Middle School teacher was taken to the hospital Wednesday morning as a precautionary measure after breaking up a fight between two students. School officials confirmed the incident, which happened around 9:30 on Wednesday, and said that had it...

Public records

Investigations Sharon Hall told Goldsboro police that she and a man were sitting in vehicle in the 900 block of Seaboard Street at 11:45 p.m. Wednesday when a man pulled in front of them, got of his car and demanded...

WCC Foundation scholarship fund drive begins

The Foundation of Wayne Community College kicked off its annual campus fund drive to raise money for student scholarships Tuesday with a lunch for more than 200 of the college's faculty and staff members. Last year, the campus campaign netted...

Electronic recycling at Sam's Club Saturday

More than 140 tons of computers and other electronics have been collected by the county since it began its electronics recycling drives more than three years ago. Residents can continue to contribute to this growing amount this weekend. Wayne County...