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Friday, February 27, 2009

Man charged with manslaughter in death

Police say they filed a manslaughter charge today against a 45-year-old East Walnut Street man who assaulted Gerald Anthony King. Investigator Dwayne Dean said Nathan Hales Faison assaulted Gerald Anthony King last Thursday, and police found him dead in his...

Railroad should be done soon at crossings

Wayne County drivers have been dealing with blocked intersections and snarled traffic on some roads this week as work crews make repairs to the CSX rail line that runs through the county. But, barring rain, crews working on and...

United Way honors volunteers; Perry takes home top award

David Perry, who served as campaign chairman for the United Way of Wayne County in 2008, was named the recipient of the Emil Rosenthal Award at the organization's annual meeting Thursday at the Goldsboro Country Club. Perry was recognized...

Devices saving county jail costs

Seven of the 25 new electronic monitoring devices approved earlier this month by commissioners already have been put into use and another seven could soon be added. The use of the devices, which has to be ordered by a...

Pickle company's honorary chairman known for humor, dedication

MOUNT OLIVE --  Two Mount Olive locals sat at a table in the Southern Belle restaurant, talking about the past. "We always got along, didn't we, Johnny?" "Far as I know." "We never had any disagreements. I always respected him."...

Public record

Car fired upon Michael Moore of Beech Street told Goldsboro police on Wednesday evening that his Plymouth Acclaim had been damaged by gunfire, according to a report. Police counted nine bullet holes in the vehicle and listed damages at about...

Shooting in car becomes murder

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," and police are seeking John Oscar Mumford of Whitted Court and Anthony...

David Rouse named ABWA Boss of the Year

Attorney David Rouse was named Boss of the Year at the American Business Women's Association's Boss Night recently. He was nominated by member Jo Ann Summerlin. The speaker for the event was Linda Greenwood, associate professor and adjunct part-time at...

Mount Olive Black History Month parade postponed

The Mount Olive Black History Month Parade scheduled for Saturday has been postponed until Saturday, March 7, because of the threat of heavy rain. The parade line-up will begin at 10 a.m. March 7 and the parade will start at...

Animal abuse case is continued

A man accused of animal abuse and "horrible" conditions for animals kept at his Fremont property had his court date reset for March 26 in Wayne County District Court on Thursday. Lawton McKenzie, 28, faces two misdemeanor counts of...