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Monday, May 5, 2008

BREAKING NEWS - Indictment in 1987 rape case

A Wayne County grand jury indicted a man serving an active sentence in a 1987 rape of a 12-year-old girl, a crime that sent the wrong man to prison for 18 years. William J. Neal, 52, stands accused of...

County voters heading to polls

Early voting has been successful in Wayne County, with a high turnout expected at the polls for Tuesday's primary, Board of Elections spokeswoman Vickie Reed said this morning. One-stop voting, which ended Saturday at 1 p.m., produced about 10 percent...

Polling places

Here are the Wayne County polling places by precinct: 1. Fremont United Methodist Church, 106 N. Sycamore St., Fremont 2. Eureka United Methodist Church, 128 N. Church Street, Eureka 3. Little River Fire Station, 622 Gurley Dairy Road, Pikeville 4....

Suspect will be indicted for rape

The Wayne County Grand Jury is considering indicting a man today for charges that wrongfully imprisoned another man for 18 years. Dwayne Dail served another man's time for a 1987 rape, but was finally freed after police and his lawyers...

Humane Society calendar now ready

Calendars featuring area professional women who dared to bare all for the photo shoots have arrived. The Wayne County Humane Society's Petals & Paws Calendar is now available at the Pet Supplies Plus store at 319 N. Berkeley Blvd. and...

GHS senior gets 1 of 100 Bill Gates scholarships

Teddy Howell, salutatorian for his senior class at Goldsboro High School, will go to college courtesy of Microsoft founder Bill Gates. Howell is one of 100 recipients of a Gates Millennium Scholarship. More than 13,000 applicants from across the country,...

Hospital honors volunteers at annual banquet

Cherry Hospital staff members honored their volunteers Monday with an Italian feast in the hospital's conference center. The Special Services Department gave four Volunteer of the Year awards in addition to presenting 35 certificates of appreciation. Diane Pelt received the...

WCC students take honors

Members of Wayne Community College's Phi Beta Lambda chapter collected more than two dozen honors at the business education student organization's recent state leadership conference. The Gamma Chi chapter competed against 27 other college and university chapters from across the...

Public record

Investigations Goldsboro police are investigating these reports: *A vehicle bumper was reportedly pulled from a 2003 Ford and the grill was damaged by unknown means Saturday morning. James Sullenger IV of Harrisburg, Virginia said his car received about $1,000 worth...