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Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Dealers sued for $96,000 back rent

One of Goldsboro's largest car dealerships has been sued for about $100,000 in delinquent land rent payments, court records show. The landlord for dealer Honda of Goldsboro and Hyundai of Goldsboro alleges in a complaint that the dealer is $96,175...

Parents, teachers discuss discipline

Back in the day, behavior problems at school were handled much differently. There was no ISS (in-school suspension) and long-term suspension was really rare. "Your teacher kept you after school. You stayed in class but you were punished by the...

Benefit will raise funds for family

A few days before a local man undergoes brain surgery, Wayne County residents will gather at Murphy's Place in Mount Olive to raise money for his family. Paul Bronson, who was rushed from his Mount Olive apartment to Wayne Memorial...

Businessman seriously injured in Jacksonville

The owner of N.C. Salvage was involved in a serious car accident in Jacksonville on Monday morning. Charles Daniels, owner of the U.S. 117 South auto and scrap recycling businesses, is in intensive care at Pitt Memorial Hospital, said...

Tuscarora Council honored by BSA

The Tuscarora Council, Boy Scouts of America received the 2008 Centennial Quality Council Award from the national office of the Boy Scouts of America. The award is designed to recognize groups for outstanding achievement in providing quality Scouting programs for...

'Beauty and the Beast' performance March 5-8

StageStruck will perform "Beauty and the Beast" at the Paramount Theatre starting March 5 and running until March 8. Show times will be 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday with a matinee at 1 p.m. on Saturday and at 3...

County reading program introduces Blackbeard

Blackbeard the pirate made an appearance Monday night at the Arts Council of Wayne County, as part of the 2009 Wayne County Reads project. This year's book is "Blackbeard: America's Most Notorious Pirate," by Angus Konstam. On Monday, actor...