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Thursday, October 23, 2008

Romeo and Juliet speak ... in Spanish

Veronica Binar looked shyly at the script she was holding, speaking in Spanish as the 14-year-old Juliet, the doomed heroine in Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet." On Tuesday afternoon, the sophomore was standing in Edith Sosa's Spanish for Native Speakers classroom...

On the campaign trail

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Lt. Gov. Beverly Perdue stops at Wilber's Barbecue Wednesday afternoon to rally her supporters as the election heads down the homestretch....

Volunteers get top honors

Louise Faison serves others in many ways -- through Girl Scouts, Operation Santa Claus, the Volunteer Center, Meals on Wheels and the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Thrift Shop. And while she doesn't do it for the recognition, it has...

W.A. Foster Center tops Rec and Parks 'fix' list

With seven members present Tuesday, the Goldsboro Recreation and Parks Advisory Commission was finally able to begin prioritizing the repairs needed at the city's parks and recreation facilities -- and at the top of the list is now the W.A....

Humane Society wants to continue pet food distributions

Thirty-two families were assisted by the Wayne County Humane Society during its first Pet Food Distribution event Sunday afternoon at Carolina Mini Storage on Berkeley Boulevard. The number of pets assisted were 76 dogs and 41 cats. The Humane...

Public record

Vehicle shot Keyshaun Jones of Goldsboro reported that an unknown suspect shot into his vehicle on Tuesday morning while he was traveling in the 1100 block of North Drive, according to a Goldsboro police report....

Breakers station suspect arrested

Goldsboro police say a Dudley man who pulled a gun on two clerks late Monday morning at the Breakers gasoline station on North Berkeley Boulevard has been arrested. Keith Douglas Boykin, 45, Sandhill Drive, is charged with robbery with...

Duplin to honor Vietnam veterans

KENANSVILLE -- Duplin County Commission Chairman Harold Raynor rebuked Commissioner David Fussell Monday morning for his refusal to support a $1,900 contribution for a memorial honoring county veterans who were killed during the Vietnam War. The board voted 5-1...