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Thursday, February 26, 2009

Woman shot in vehicle dies two days later

A Goldsboro woman shot while sitting in the driver's seat of her car outside her home Tuesday night has died.Barbara Bandy was reportedly shot "multiple times" on Tuesday night, and police are seeking John Oscar Mumford of Whitted Court and...

'Tadpole' Daniels dies from injuries

Well-known Goldsboro businessman Charles "Tadpole" Daniels died Wednesday at Pitt Memorial Hospital from injuries sustained in a traffic accident Tuesday morning in Onslow County. He was 64. Friends and relatives remembered him as a generous, hard-working man who not...

$855,000 in works for Union Station

Goldsboro officials learned today that Congressman G.K. Butterfield and a majority of his colleagues in the House approved funding $855,000 to be used for restoration of historic Union Station. And while the decision still must be passed by the U.S....

Local involuntary annexation ban bill hits N.C. House

A bill that would place a temporary moratorium on involuntary annexation in Wayne County has passed its first reading in the state House and has been referred to the House Committee on Rules, Calendar, and Operations. A favorable report...

Mount Olive police look into complaint against teacher

The Mount Olive Police Department is investigating a complaint by a student at Mount Olive Middle School and her family involving a teacher. No charges have been filed. "We are currently investigating allegations reported by the student," said Chief...

Southern Wayne High School student sets fire

DUDLEY -- A 15-year-old told arson investigators he set a stack of toilet paper on fire in a bathroom at Southern Wayne High School, then returned to class, leaving the fire to burn without telling anyone, authorities say. Deputy...

Two men sought in shooting

Goldsboro police say it appears that a "disagreement amongst acquaintances" led to the shooting of Barbara Bandy on Tuesday, and are now seeking two suspects. Ms. Bandy, 34, was reportedly in Pitt Memorial Hospital after being transferred there by...

Cherry workers on leave after patient incident

Four Cherry Hospital employees have been placed on investigatory leave following a Jan. 27 incident of patient neglect. State Department of Health and Human Services spokesman Mark Van Sciver had no other information this morning concerning the incident, but...

Chargers advance

CHARLOTTE -- Catherine Ford poured in a game-high 19 points as No. 1-ranked Wayne Country Day upended Statesville Christian 56-34 in quarterfinal-round play of the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association Class 1-A women's basketball playoffs.The top-seeded Chargers (25-2 overall)...