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Thursday, October 16, 2008

Swinson pleads in shooting, murder

A Mount Olive man pleaded guilty Wednesday in the death of Jennifer Louise McArthur, and received 15 years in prison for the crime. Richard Swinson, 30, formerly of Hillsboro Street, was accused of firing multiple gunshots into an apartment...

First voters: Lines are long as residents take advantage of one-stop voting

Many Wayne County residents were ready and raring to cast their votes during the first day of one-stop voting today. About 30 people waited outside the Public Library polling station on Ash Street, with the line of voters extending around...

Edgewood gets look as boards evaluate facilities

While construction on district schools is months away, school officials met Wednesday to discuss several anticipated needs -- modular units on sites during renovations, expanding Southern Wayne High's diesel academy and additional classroom space at the district's sole school for...

Public record

Woman shot in home Kelly Garner of Melodie Lane was shot in the arm when a suspect fired rounds into the home just before 2 a.m. on Wednesday, according to a Wayne County Sheriff's Office report. Four other people were...

Native Americans' history lecture

The Johnston County Genealogical and Historical Society invites the public to attend a presentation Saturday, Nov. 1, on "America without Indians," by Dr. David LaVere. Dr. LaVere is part of the Road Scholar Program of the North Carolina Humanities Council....

Free airplane rides for youth offered Saturday

The Young Eagles, an organization dedicated to introducing young people to flying, will offer free airplane rides for children ages 8-17 on Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Goldsboro-Wayne Airport. The event will be held from 10 a.m. until 3...