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Friday, March 9, 2007

Fight leads to stabbings, murder

MOUNT OLIVE -- A Mount Olive man is being held at the Wayne County Jail without bond in connection with a double stabbing on Flowers Road that left one man dead and another seriously injured this morning. Terreakus A. Davis,...

Corps of Engineers offer Duplin Commissioners thoughts on drainage issues

KENANSVILLE -- After months of hearing complaints about the drainage situation in Duplin County, the board of commissioners recently asked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for help in figuring out the problem. "There's basically three or four things it...

Daylight-savings time will affect mornings

With daylight-saving time ushered in earlier this year, many are scrambling to adjust their inner clocks in anticipation -- and their eyes as they head into the morning sun. The time change is especially felt by the schools, which typically...

Early time changes puts pressure on electronics

Don't expect your electronics to fall back to the Dark Ages when the clocks spring forward this weekend. But you could miss that Monday morning meeting if you don't take the necessary precautions. A new federal mandate has changed daylight-saving...

Library seeks grant to attract more Hispanic patrons

The Wayne County Public Library is seeking a $150,000 grant to help Hispanic residents improve their grasp of English. Donna Phillips, assistant library director at the Wayne County Public Library, said the library has applied for the grant to help...

Public record

Investigations Goldsboro police are investigating these reports: *Thi Van Le reported someone broke into her home in the 1200 block of Sunset Drive Thursday and stole $1,000 cash, a Rolex, a diamond wedding ring and other jewelry, all valued at...

Criminal justice workshop at MOC

Mount Olive College will hld a free criminal justice professionals workshop Thursday from 6-9 p.m. in Rodgers Chapel. Former and current criminal justice students are invited to attend the free workshop, as are professionals from Wayne and surrounding countiees. Latashia...

MOC Literary Festival clarification

The dates for the 6th Annual Literary Festival at Mount Olive College were transposed in a release sent out by the college earlier this week. The public is invited to the free events, scheduled for April 3 and 4. Sarah...