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Monday, May 18, 2009

Author to speak at WCC on life after U.S. housing crisis

The author of a book on the housing crisis and its implications for investors will speak at Wayne Community College next month. Whitney Tilson said he and co-author Glenn Tongue have been "obsessed" with the topic -- and in January...

Witness to history: Vick's lens captured Glenn's splashdown after historic orbit

Armed only with a camera, Ronald Vick turned toward the bow of the USS Noa and looked skyward. "I totally (messed) up. I saw, off the distance about two miles, a capsule underneath a parachute coming down," he said. "I...

Duplin to unveil granite marker memorial Friday

KENANSVILLE -- Nineteen sons of Duplin County were lost in Vietnam, but until last year, their stories mostly had been heard only by battlefield comrades and the grieving family members left behind. A November ceremony at Duplin Commons attended by...

Bylaws for MPO to target quorum

An ongoing problem achieving the quorum required to conduct business Thursday prompted members of the Goldsboro Municipal Planning Organization to look for a solution by adopting bylaws. And until those bylaws can be formulated and adopted, members decided to...

Authorities await autopsy report results

Goldsboro police this morning were still awaiting the results of an autopsy in the death of an unidentified person found after an early Saturday morning fire. Until word from the medical examiner is received, police cannot confirm whether they suspect...

Pet food giveaway attracting a crowd

The Wayne County Humane Society's pet food giveaway has been a success in assisting struggling pet owners, organizers said, and they are still seeing more and more people coming to pick up food. "We started helping 36 families. We're now...

Public record

Bracelet theft Anna Barbour of Jewelry Unlimited reported Thursday that an unknown suspect reached into a jewelry case and stole a gold and diamond bracelet. Ms. Barbour reported she stepped away to get a calculator when the suspect reached...