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Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Industrial property buys stall; buildings approved

Two wrinkles have complicated, but not halted, Wayne County's plans to secure potential industrial property sites, while commissioners have given the OK to acquire two other sites -- one for a new library and another for a potential county...

County students sing

Haley Cannon of Eastern Wayne Elementary School sings a solo during Wayne County Public Schools' eighth annual Holiday Choral Showcase held at Dillard Middle School Tuesday.  Other schools participating included Carver Heights, Meadow Lane, North Drive, School Street and Spring...

City's Parks and Recreation director leaving in December

Goldsboro Parks and Recreation Director Sonya Shaw will be leaving the city staff to take a position as parks and recreation director for the town of Garner, Goldsboro City Manager Joe Huffman announced Tuesday. Mrs. Shaw has worked with the...

Murder suspect will face jury today

The murder trial of Terreakus Antonio Davis, 25, of Mount Olive, accused of killing one man and injuring another, began Tuesday and is expected to continue through today. The charges against Davis stem from a March 9, 2007, incident...

Cherry Hospital announces holiday jewelry sales, Christmas gift drives

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Cherry Hospital, with decorations put up Monday and plans being made for upcoming holiday events. Christmas at Cherry kicks off with drives to ensure the season is bright for patients...

Public record

Man sought again A man with a long criminal record is wanted again for a break-in at church, Goldsboro police said. Jackie Franklin Sutton, 38, who made a list of Goldsboro's "most wanted" in 2007 before police discovered he was...

Great American Smokeout on Thursday

Thursday marks the 33rd Great American Smokeout, an opportunity for smokers to quit smoking for one day, if not long-term. Wayne County Substance Abuse Task Force announced several resources to aid in the process. American Cancer Society Quitline gives...

Local seventh-grader receives $20,000 scholarship for college

A seventh-grader at Brogden Middle School was one of 10 middle school students in the state to receive a college scholarship worth up to $20,000. Dulce Munoz, described by a teacher as a hard-working, dedicated student, was named Monday...