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Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Wayne Special Olympians bring home medals

Special Olympics Wayne County participated in the Special Olympics North Carolina Mid Summer Tournament in Raleigh July 18-20. Rich Walderman headed up the Wayne County delegation of 56 bowlers, equestrian riders and support staff. Equestrian teams members competed in...

Public record

Shootings *Rose Forte of East Elm Street told police a black male she does not know shot at her with a handgun on Saturday evening while she was sitting under her carport. A door window was broken by gunfire,...

WCC graduates 12 cadets from law enforcement class

Wayne Community College graduated 12 cadets recently during its 52nd Basic Law Enforcement Training, or BLET class. Certificates were conferred on Lounes Blackman, Ray Al Bravo, Edward Fritz, Curtis Russell and Marion Walton of Goldsboro; Douglas Honeycutt and Jennings...

Cherry faces more federal sanctions

For the second time in two years Cherry Hospital has been threatened with the loss of its federal funding because of incidents involving patient care. Officials at the state Department of Health and Human Services said the state mental...

Paramount buyback plan gets council ok

The Goldsboro City Council approved an installment-purchase contract Monday for the city to buy the Paramount Theatre back from the Weil Foundation. A public hearing on the subject was held beforehand. One person spoke, in opposition of the buyback....

Jury trial planned for Duplin lawsuit

KENANSVILLE -- Jury selection is expected to get under way Monday afternoon in Duplin County Superior Court in the Duplin County Board of Education's lawsuit against county commissioners. Court officials said this morning that because of the case, an...

Mount Olive sets sights on houses that are on town's 'demolish' list

MOUNT OLIVE -- For some people, the ramshackle house at 126 Patten St. is a visual blight, but for Candra Capers of Clinton it is her family's homeplace. While she lacks the financial resources to complete renovations to the...