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Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Police asked for new status in shooting

A decision to change the status of an autopsy report for a man killed in April from homicide to undetermined was made at the request of Goldsboro police, State Medical Examiner's Office officials say. Dr. John Butts, the pathologist who...

Back to the drawing board

Parker Harris will not open a teen club along Center Street -- at least not in the immediate future. The 19-year-old's conditional land use request was denied Monday after Goldsboro City Council members received a letter from property owner Gerald...

Wayne County schools watching education legislation

With about 10 percent of the 1,277 teachers working in Wayne County Public Schools coming from the ranks of the retired, officials are anxiously awaiting the outcome of a bill currently being hashed out between state Senate and House negotiators....

Mount Olive police chief resigns from post

The Mount Olive Police Chief has resigned amid allegations that he used taxpayer dollars to gas up several personal vehicles using the town's credit card. Mount Olive Town Manager Charles Brown said he received a report that former Mount Olive...

Hiring teachers on track

With one month remaining until school starts, officials say they are on track filling teaching staff vacancies. Some retirees are opting to return to the classroom, and new recruits are responding to openings in the education field, said Marvin McCoy,...

Public record

Assault ruled an act of self defense Wayne County sheriff's deputies responded to 111 J&L Drive about 2 p.m. Saturday after a fight and found Solomon Ortiz unresponsive and suffering from a severe head wound, Wayne County Sheriff's Detective Sgt....