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Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Workshop will focus on potential rail access

KINSTON -- Proposed rail access to the North Carolina Global TransPark here will be the subject of an informal workshop on Thursday, Sept. 11, from 5 to 7 p.m. in Room 148 of the Global TransPark Center, 3800 Highway...

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Thefts *Tasha Whitley of Dixie Trail reported to Goldsboro police the theft of a $10,000 mini van from Bob's #2 on S. Slocumb Street on Saturday evening. She reportedly left the vehicle running and unsecured while she went inside...

Child fingerprint, DNA kit offered

Honda and Hyundai of Goldsboro have teamed with TruTV to offer free digital fingerprinting for children in the Goldsboro and the surrounding area in an effort to help keep kids safe. The event will be Saturday, Sept. 6, from...

MOC students to lend a helping hand

MOUNT OLIVE--College students typically start the school year braced to roll up their sleeves and work. This year, however, that phrase is taking on a whole new meaning, as nearly 200 first-year students participated in a large-scale community project...

Jerry Braswell faces fine for late campaign finance reports

Superior Court Judge Jerry Braswell, who is running for re-election against challenger Arnold Jones II, is facing a potential $1,000 fine for failing to turn in campaign finance reports on time. The first was the campaign's organizational report, which...

I-40 near Faison to be closed this week for bridge repairs

Interstate 40 West at Exit 355 (N.C. 403), about three miles west of Faison, will be closed for bridge repairs during two night next week. It will be closed from 11 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2 until 5 a.m. Wednesday,...

County planning ahead to meet tougher recycling rules

Recycling is not a major source of revenue for Wayne County, officials say. Its value is found in saving resources by keeping them out of the landfill and by doing so, extending the landfill's life span. To that end...

Cherry's funding in jeopardy

Investigators at Cherry Hospital have said "no" to continued federal funding, officials said Monday. Cherry Hospital No formal announcement has been made by the state Department of Health and Human Services, which would only say that a survey team...

State won't pursue case against MO's former chief

A state Department of Justice committee unanimously ruled Thursday that there was no probable cause to continue the case against former Mount Olive Police Chief Emmett Ballree. The Probable Cause Committee of the Criminal Justice Training and Standards Commission...

Wayne County youths honored at 4-H Congress

Seven Wayne County youths received honors at the recent North Carolina 4-H Congress in Raleigh. Congress is the high point of the 4-H year. It brings youths from across the state together for a week of activity. Four Wayne...