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Monday, April 23, 2007

No official word yet on flight team's show here

No decision has yet been made on whether the Blue Angels, the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Team, will take to the skies over Goldsboro and Wayne County May 12. Public affairs officers from the squadron confirmed this morning that this...

Two die in separate weekend shootings

Local law enforcement officials were called to respond to two separate shooting incidents over the weekend that left two men dead. The first murder was logged by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office at about 2:18 p.m. Sunday. Deputies responded to...

Woman drives her car off riverbank

A 24-year-old LaGrange woman drowned Sunday morning when she drove her car into the Neuse River and it sank to the bottom. Divers freed the woman identified as Deana Marie Ormsby of Washington Street from the car at about 10...

Neuse on group's at-risk list for rivers

The Neuse River was declared the nation's eighth most endangered river last week by a national conservation group. And while Wayne County isn't the worst polluter, Neuse Riverkeepers said everybody within the basin shares some of the responsibility for the...

Gang member convicted of murder

A 21-year-old member of a Hispanic gang was ordered to serve a maximum of 26 years in prison for murdering a Wallace man at a tire shop last summer, a judge decided last week. William Salmeron of Owings Mills, Md.,...

Mount Olive Habitat house dedicated

MOUNT OLIVE -- It was 20 degrees outside Maria Diaz Diaz and Gregorio Solis Vega's unheated one-bedroom apartment when they met with a Habitat for Humanity selection committee last winter. Last week, the couple from Costa Rica turned the key...

Agricultural tourism tour to be held May 3 in Sampson

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension's Southeast District will hold its annual AgriCultural Tourism Spring Tour May 3 in Sampson County. The deadline for registering for the tour is April 30. The tour provides a hands-on approach to learning and becoming...

Public record

Shootings *Stephanie Barnes, 44, of Chestnut Street, told Goldsboro police that someone shot her in the leg behind a building in the 1800 block of Courtyard Circle at about 10:15 p.m. Saturday. *A fight at Teaser's adult nightclub at 2:50...

Masada subject of WCC lecture

A UNC professor will lecture on the seige of Jewish fortress of Masada by the Romans on Thursday at Wayne Community College. Dr. Jodi Magness will speak at 7 p.m. in room 101 of the Walnut Building. The event is...

GOP women to meet Thursday

KINSTON -- The Republican Women's Club of Eastern North Carolina will meet Thursday at the Broken Eagle Eatery at 220 N. Herritage St. A social hour begins at 6:30 p.m. and the business meeting begins at 7. Membership is open...