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Thursday, September 21, 2006

Officials react to Goldsboro comments

Wayne County School officials say they are not denying the unequal racial balance in the schools in the Goldsboro attendance area. But until the series of community meetings across the county being held by the county's master facilities plan team...

Athletes speak to county teens about making good life choices

A former professional football player for the St. Louis Rams said he knows alcohol is the No. 1 killer among teens. John Earle, a former offensive lineman who once played for the Cincinnati Bengals, Kansas City Chiefs, New England Patriots,...

Testimony is continuing in Telly Cox trial

The double murder trial of 23-year-old Telly Cox continued Wednesday as jurors heard testimony from at least four expert witnesses who say evidence collected at 176 Garrick Lane link Cox and his co-conspirator to the murders. North Carolina State Bureau...

Battle of Goldsboro re-enactment set

More than 100 Civil War re-enactors will recreate the Battle of Goldsborough Bridge twice this weekend, at 2 p.m. Saturday and again at 1 p.m. on Sunday at the Waynesborough Historical Village. Thousands of real soldiers fought in the battle,...

Man gets 12 years for 2004 shooting

A Superior Court judge ruled this week that Tavaris Kinte Woresly will spend the next 12 years behind bars for murdering a Goldsboro man in the summer of 2004. Woresly, 29, of North Jefferson Avenue, was convicted of second-degree murder...

Public records

Investigations Wayne County sheriff's deputies are investigating these reports: *Wayne County Sheriff's Department are warning residents about a female con artist operating in the area. Authorities say a woman callingherself "Rose Whitley," has been taking money from residents using a...

Tax preparer gets year in prison

NEW BERN -- A retired Air Force member who received the Bronze Star for wartime service in Vietnam was sentenced in federal court for preparing false income-tax refunds. Joseph Lewis was sentenced to a year in prison and a year's...

Goldsboro man sentenced

RALEIGH -- A Goldsboro man pleaded guilty Monday in Wake County Superior Court to five charges of obtaining property by false pretense. Marcellus P. Johnson, 50, of 308 Wood St., was sentenced to three consecutive terms of 8-10 months in...