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Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Heroin and money seized, couple arrested

A couple who share an apartment on Evergreen Avenue were arrested Monday after a vehicle stop on North Berkeley Boulevard, police said. The Goldsboro-Wayne County Drug Squad, which teams together Goldsboro police and the Sheriff's Office drug agents, stopped...

Principal, assistant chosen as district's top administrators

Wayne County Public Schools announced its principal and assistant principal of the year Monday during the Board of Education meeting. Patsy Faison, Tommy's Road Elementary School's only principal since it opened in 2000, was named Wachovia Principal of the...

Schools back 'no zero' grading policy

AR 3400, Wayne County Public Schools' "no zero" policy, is a stop-gap measure to offset the dropout rate,officials say. At a Monday afternoon meeting of the Board of Education's curriculum and instruction committee, principals and school officials spent more...

Committee set up to eye dog handling policies in MO

MOUNT OLIVE -- It took town commissioners about 25 minutes Monday night to dispose of a two-item agenda that included some harsh words from a Duplin County man, approval of a state airport grant and a board appointment. Less...

1,700 flu vaccinations available at Health Dept.

The Health Department will hold a flu clinic on site Oct. 16 from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. There are about 1,700 vaccines available, Health Director James Roosen recently told the Board of Health. No appointments are necessary at...

City OKs $75K to demolish buildings

The Goldsboro City Council approved $75,000 more for the demolition of dilapidated buildings at its meeting Monday night, giving Chief Building Inspector Ed Cianfarra more money to continue with what Mayor Al King has said needs to be a...

Black business owners quiz candidates

Each of the 24 candidates appearing at Monday night's political forum had nearly equal time to speak, but the evening wasn't without a bit of controversy. It began when District 8B Superior Court judge candidate Arnold Jones II was interrupted...

Two sought for rash of vehicle break-ins

A rash of car vehicle break-ins "most likely" was perpetrated by two Goldsboro area men whom police now seek, authorities say. But although Linwood Jerome Amerson, 39, and Cordaryl Jamar Godette, 21, are the most likely suspects in 10 vehicle...

Heroin and money seized, couple arrested

A couple who share an apartment on Evergreen Avenue were arrested Monday after a vehicle stop on North Berkeley Boulevard, police said. The Goldsboro-Wayne County Drug Squad, which teams together Goldsboro police and the Sheriff's Office drug agents, stopped...