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Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Murder trial underway

Prosecutors called witnesses today in the trial of Mary Kim Little of Pikeville, accused in the November 2006 death of Jose Enriquez III, 45, at Enriquez's Pikeville area home. Ms. Little is facing a charge of second-degree murder in the...

Still caring after nearly 10 years

Sissy Lee-Elmore recalls pouring over a dictionary in her office trying to come up with a catchy acronym for a new service being introduced for residents without health insurance. She knew it should contain a "W" for Wayne County, and...

Huffman: City must balance progress, budget

City officials are trying to make the community a better place. That's what City Manager Joe Huffman told Goldsboro Rotarians Tuesday. After listing projects that have been completed over the last few years, including building the new Self-Help homes on...

Officials: They didn't endorse judge

Three of the county's top elected courthouse officials have repudiated comments allegedly made by a magistrate campaigning for Senior Resident Superior Court Judge Jerry Braswell that they are endorsing Braswell's re-election bid. Clerk of Court Pam Minshew, Sheriff Cary...

Residents try to locate family connected to area graveyard

Nestled in the woods off Wayne Memorial Drive past Saulston is a small cemetery that area residents say is a mystery. Jennifer Avery, who lives near the graveyard, said the site, which contains only two or three graves, has been...

Boo-It set for Friday

The Downtown Goldsboro Development Corp. is inviting children and their parents to enjoy lots of fun downtown again this year with Boo It -- a Halloween celebration with games and candy -- starting at 4 p.m. Friday at Cornerstone Commons...

Public record

Semi-automatic handgun stolen Jackie Dunn of Dixie Trail on Monday reported a .40-caliber semi-automatic handgun stolen from his shed, according to a Goldsboro police report. Stolen vehicles, vehicle break-ins *Gerald Ramey of West Grantham Street said Monday his 1995...