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Monday, July 9, 2007

Arrest made in Mount Olive shooting

The search is over for a man who allegedly opened fire on a driver and car full of children during an argument Thursday on Johnson and Williamson streets in Mount Olive. Meanwhile, Mount Olive police are continuing their search for...

Officials question sentence in death

Wayne County sheriff's officials are questioning a jury's June decision in the fatal shooting of a Dudley man in 2006. Andre Todd, 19, of Myrtle Place, Dudley, was acquitted June 28 on one count of first-degree murder, but convicted on...

Man shot to death on Walnut

Less than 24 hours after hundreds of Goldsboro residents gathered on the steps of the Wayne County Courthouse to denounce violence, a Goldsboro man was killed, and another injured, in a shooting on Walnut Street. City police found 28-year-old Marcus...

Airman dies in accident

A member of the 4th Fighter Wing's Equipment Maintenance Squadron was killed last week in an accident in Illinois. Airman 1st Class Christopher Hardiek, 19, was home on leave when the incident occurred, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base officials said....

Local Habitat for Humanity needs more help with new home projects

Habitat for Humanity of Goldsboro and Wayne County is looking for a few more people to swing hammers to help build homes for local families. Volunteer coordinator Katie Huston said usually a couple dozen volunteers are working at the Habitat...

Local family shares visit with student from France

A French student who spent the past month with a Goldsboro family said Friday he wasn't ready to go home. Gregoire De Montecler, 13, said he hadn't had enough of the United States and the new friends he made during...

Highways, rezonings on commissioners' agenda

With the budget behind it and the traditional summer slowdown ahead, the Wayne County Board of Commissioners will hold its only meeting of the month Tuesday. At the meeting, two public hearings will be held. The first, at 9 a.m.,...