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Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Dwayne Dail declared innocent

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Dwayne Allen Dail exults at the news of his release after 18 years in prison. At left is Chris Mumma, Dail’s attorney. For more information see Innocent - After 18 years in jail. For additional pictures please...

Innocent - After 18 years in jail

No more shackles, no more bars, no more waiting. Dwayne Allen Dail is a free man. This morning, more than 18 years after the Goldsboro native was incarcerated for life after being convicted of first-degree burglary, first-degree sex offense,...

County gathers election workers

The job of the precinct judges is to run each polling place. Without them, there would be no elections. And so, Wayne County Board of Elections Director Gary Sims said, with four, maybe five, elections scheduled for the next two...

WCPS first-day numbers are down slightly

The return to school Monday went smoothly, Wayne County Public Schools officials said, with overall numbers down slightly from the same time last year. First-day enrollment for the 33 schools showed a head count of 18,098 students, as compared with...

Their first day with a whole new uniform

Sharon Bell has worked in Wayne County Public Schools as a teacher for years, but on the first day of school this year, she was struck by a subtle change. It was noticeable as soon as students began arriving on...

Public record

Assaults *Jennifer Turner reported two men started an argument at M&M Bar in Goldsboro with Kenneth Farr, 21, of Emmaus Church Road, Mount Olive, and Nathaniel Britt, 20, of Kinsley Street, LaGrange at about 9:19 p.m. Saturday. The men were...

Wayne County Public Schools lunch menu

WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS Lunch Menu for the week of September 3-7: Monday -- Holiday Tuesday -- Breakfast: apple muffin; Lunch: stuffed crust cheese pizza, tuna salad w/crackers, green beans, field peas, applesauce, pear Wednesday -- Breakfast: honey bun; Lunch:...

Released after 18 years in prison

Dwayne Allen Dail A man is expected to be released from prison today after spending 18 years for a crime he did not commit. Dwayne Allen Dail, 39, of Goldsboro, was convicted March 30, 1989 of first-degree burglary, first-degree sex offense, first-degree rape and taking indecent liberties with a minor, all stemming from allegations that he raped a 12-year-old girl in 1987.