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Thursday, November 20, 2008

YMCA seeking funds for repairs or Mount Olive pool could close

A swimming pool that has been part of Mount Olive since the 1960s is in danger of being lost if the community fails to rally behind the efforts of the Goldsboro YMCA. Meanwhile, the town of Mount Olive appears...

Davis gets 30 years after plea to murder

Donald Wayne Graham Sr. stood near the front center bench of Wayne County Superior Court Wednesday afternoon and faced his son's killer. The Grahams, their family and friends had nearly filled the center aisle of Courtroom No. 5, waiting...

Three fired at Cherry in wake of death

After being directed to review the disciplinary actions taken against the staff involved in the negligent care of Steven Sabock, the state Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday that Cherry Hospital has fired three of the employees...

Duplin resident questions tasks of workers

KENANSVILLE -- The Duplin County Board of Commissioners voted Monday to instruct the Solid Waste Department to stop doing work for other departments while the county attorney finds out if such actions are illegal. Commissioners added Jimmy Dixon of...

Extension director will deliver MOC Founders Day speech

Wayne County Extension director Howard Scott will deliver the Founders Day address at Mount Olive College this year. Scott has extensive ties to the college, having graduated in 1974 when it was still a two-year school, with an associate's...

County will increase fees for non-emergency transportation

It is going to cost more for people to use the county's ambulance services for non-emergency transport. Commissioners Tuesday morning agreed to a recommendation from County Manager Lee Smith to amend the 2008-09 Wayne NET (Non-emergency Transport) fee schedule...

Public record

Copper theft About $2,500 worth of copper wire and copper pipe were reported stolen from an East Walnut Street property belonging to Dale Davis of Fremont, Goldsboro police reports show. The thief also took an air conditioner worth $3,500,...