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Thursday, December 14, 2006

Legislators say Black made right decision

Although surprised, state representatives for Wayne and surrounding counties thought that House Speaker Jim Black's announcement that he would not seek the position again this year was the right thing for him to do. "He dropped that on us...

F-15Es are practicing for battle

The sound of munitions and F-15E Strike Eagle afterburners have filled the skies over Goldsboro and Wayne County for the past few days -- and nights. But don't worry, it's only a test with an end in sight, Seymour Johnson...

Site work beginning for new store; inquiries coming for spots in center

Goldsboro building inspector Ed Cianfarra doesn't expect the Wal-Mart at Rosewood to be the only building standing at the intersection of U.S. 70 and N.C. 581 this time next year. The city has issued a grading permit for the site...

Goldsboro attorneys on list for open district judge seat

Five area lawyers have announced their candidacy to fill the district court vacancy that will be created when Judge Rose Williams leaves office at the end of the year. Judge Williams, who is halfway through a four-year term, has accepted...

Madeline wins vote

Madeline Edwards, 11, a sixth-grade student at Eastern Wayne Middle School, has won the second round of the CBS Early Show's "Living Room ... Live!" talent contest with 75 percent of the online votes. Madeline, the daughter of Michael and...

Duplin Hispanic service center secures new, permanent address

Two years ago, realizing that the county's Hispanic population was going to continue to grow, Duplin County officials created the Duplin County Latino Support Group. That group was charged with finding ways to reach out to the county's Hispanic...

New hospital system tracks equipment

A new health-care technology that monitors the location as well as status of equipment has been implemented at Wayne Memorial Hospital, officials said. RadarFind Real Time Location System is designed to track equipment quickly and efficiently. This summer, Wayne became...

Public record

Investigations Shirley Bynum, a employee at Goldsboro High School, told Goldsboro police that someone stole her Black IBM laptop, valued at $900, from her classroom. The theft occurred sometime between 2:45 p.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m. Wednesday. Ms. Bynum told...