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Sunday, February 24, 2008

Two killed in fiery crash

The Highway Patrol suspects alcohol and speeding were a factor in a fiery early Saturday morning crash that killed two young Wayne men. Grant Williams, 20, Spring Street and Jonathan Peedin, 18, Mint Court, died on Rosewood Road after...

Wayne pulling for Northrop Grumman to land contract

With the U.S. Air Force expected to award a multi-billion dollar contract to replace its existing KC-135 air refueling fleet by the end of the month, Wayne County officials are watching the decision closely, hoping that it goes to...

Gaylor to run for District Court judge

With more than 30 years of private practice behind him, Goldsboro attorney Charles Gaylor III has decided to run for the open District 8 District Court Judge seat. "After practicing law for nearly 30 years, I feel like I've...

Keen files for commissioner seat

Steve Keen, a local property developer and former owner of Adam's Auto Wash in Goldsboro and Greenville, has decided to throw his hat into the ring and run for the Republican nomination for the Wayne County Board of Commissioners...

Pearsall seeks commissioner seat

Wanting to at least give voters an option of who to vote for, Frank Pearsall III has decided to run for the Republican nomination to the Wayne County Board of Commissioners District 3 seat. "After much thought and consideration,...

MOC receives Patriot's Award

From staff reports MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive College has received the highest state-level award given to a civilian employer by the U.S. Department of Defense. The N.C. Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve committee recently presented the college...

Gray joins Habitat as development director

Lee Gray has joined the Habitat for Humanity of Goldsboro-Wayne staff as development director. Mrs. Gray replaces former development director Sherry Archibald, who is now the Paramount Theatre director. Habitat officials say Mrs. Gray brings many years of non-profit experience...

Cooks sought to help feed Habitat volunteers

Habitat for Humanity is looking for organizations or individuals willing to help feed college students coming to help build a house in Wayne County during the weeks of March 10 and March 17. Habitat officials say college students from all...