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Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Shelter gets $200,000 mystery gift

Wayne County is suddenly $200,000 closer to getting a new animal shelter, but the money won't come without strings attached. Lawyer Tommy Jarrett told county commissioners Tuesday morning that two anonymous clients want to help provide for a new animal...

Barwicks lose son but neighbors won't let them lose crop

MOUNT OLIVE -- Fighting back tears, Leroy Blizzard stared at a white pickup truck in a farm driveway off Indian Springs Road. It was Brad Barwick's truck -- the one he had driven to the firehouse hundreds of times, the...

Late-night crash kills one, leaves another injured

One young man was killed and another injured in a one-car crash in Duplin County late Monday evening, N.C. State Highway Patrol officials said. Brad Barwick, 24, was pronounced dead on the scene when he and Scott Hargrove, 29, were...

Officer testifies as trial continues

As news of the murders of Michael Shawn Maynard and Christie Nicole Jones spread throughout the community New Year's Day in 2004, Wayne County sheriff's deputies scoured the area looking for the suspects. Chris Brown, an acquaintance who allegedly used...

County approves funds for Goldsboro

Parents and students will get some extra help at Goldsboro High School thanks to a donation from the Wayne County commissioners. The commissioners presented Goldsboro High principal Pat Burden with $13,000 at their meeting Tuesday to supplement two grant requests...

Rabid raccoon located in Grantham area

A ninth case of rabies has been reported by Wayne County Animal Control officers. Jerry Pate, the county's chief animal control officer, confirmed Tuesday that the case involved a raccoon and that it occurred west of the Grantham area. "We...

$500,000 grant approved for sewer line at store site

The Fork Township Water District has received a $500,000 grant from the North Carolina Rural Economic Development Center to assist in building sewer lines for the Wal-Mart site at the intersection of N.C. 581 and U.S. 70. The grant, which...

Public records

Investigations Goldsboro police are investigating these reports: *Coretta Mewborn reported someone fired a gunshot into her bedroom window at 11 p.m. Sunday. No one was injured. The bullet caused about $100 in damage. *Someone set a dumpster on fire at...

Lawmakers and candidates to address regional issues

NEW BERN -- State representatives and candidates will be on hand to discuss regional issues Thursday afternoon with residents during a legislative forum in New Bern. The forum, sponsored by the Eastern Carolina Council, will be held in Cravem Community...