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Thursday, October 11, 2007

Governor gives Dwayne Dail an official 'not guilty'

Nearly a month and a half after being released from prison after serving 18 years for a crime he didn't commit, Dwayne Dail received a full pardon from Gov. Mike Easley Wednesday afternoon. The phone call -- from Chris...

Timeline to freedom

Sept. 4. 1987 -- A 12-year-old girl told police that a man climbed into her bedroom window in Jefferson Park and raped her. May 9, 1988 -- A Wayne County Grand Jury returned a true bill of indictment against Dail...

Four face charges in drug raid in Fremont

FREMONT -- Law enforcement officers have arrested four men on drug charges, with three charged after a raid Tuesday at 108 W. Mill St. Investigators said the house had been under surveillance. Fremont police Chief Ron Rawlings said his officers...

County department will move offices to Borden Building

Come Monday, the Wayne County Department of Social Services' child and adult protective services, and the other divisions currently housed in the annex building on U.S. 117, will reopen in their new home in downtown Goldsboro. "We're making the move...

Youth member advises board to think of teens

Ebony Hagans, 16, is tired of not having anything to do in Goldsboro. She is not in a gang. She doesn't cause trouble. She is just plain bored. The newest member of the Goldsboro Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission wants...

Don Davis files for John Kerr's seat in N.C. Senate

With John Kerr, Wayne County's state senator, undecided as to what his plans will be in 2008, Snow Hill Mayor Donald Davis is stepping up and has announced his intention to seek the Democratic nomination for the position. Davis, who...

MOC 'Bridge Builders' donate $507,000

MOUNT OLIVE--More than $507,000 was contributed to Mount Olive College last year through the efforts of Free Will Baptist churches throughout eastern North Carolina. Called "Bridge Builders," 2,081 individuals and church organizations contributed $100 or more during the 2006 annual...

Public record

Thefts reported *Mark Russell McDowell of Fallin Bouelvard reported his 1998 Kawasaki motorcycle stolen from his apartment complex, police said. Estimated value was $5,000. *Edmund Carter and Neil Gallagher of Chevy Cadillac of Goldsboro on U.S. 70 reported $3,050 in...