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Thursday, August 28, 2008

Three Cherry workers are fired in abuse case

Three Cherry Hospital workers were reportedly fired Wednesday and another told not to return to work, stemming from the beating of a patient last week. Two of the fired workers were arrested on Friday and charged with simple assault...

Teacher scholarship applications due

Community college students studying to be teachers have until Sept. 1 to apply for the North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Teacher Preparation Scholarships awarded annually by the North Carolina Community Colleges Foundation. For the 2008-2009 academic year, scholarships will be awarded...

Public record

Rash of break-ins A rash of break-ins at residential and commercial addresses have similar circumstances surrounding them, according to Goldsboro police and Wayne County Sheriff's Department reports. Goldsboro Chief Tim Bell and Maj. Mike Hopper said law enforcement is...

Southern Wayne's principal sets sights on new attitude

DUDLEY -- Dr. John Boldt does not just want Southern Wayne High School students to achieve academically. The new principal wants them to be proud of their school, too. So, when the students arrived back at their classrooms Monday,...

Tornado sighted?

A barn located just northeast of Fremont in the Aycock Church Road area was destroyed late Wednesday night by a possible tornado spun off from a storm that swept across Wayne and Wilson counties. It was the second unconfirmed...

Supreme Court says it will not hear annexation case

After fighting annexation by the city of Goldsboro for four years, residents living along Salem Church and Buck Swamp roads appear to be facing the end of their legal battle, but not with the conclusion they were hoping for....

Suspect accused of bomb threat

Acting on what he said was deemed a "credible threat" by state and federal law enforcement agencies, Wayne County Sheriff Carey Winders said a Wayne County man has been arrested for making a threatening statement against the county courthouse....