Log in

Sign up

June 16, 2009 archives

View Archive

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Watch video from the Hampton Inn robbery

Goldsboro police released this video of the Hampton Inn robbery on Thursday last week....

UPDATE: One cleared, two arrested in hotel robbery

UPDATE: Police Sgt. Chad Calloway said Gary Denard Harvey, 19, of Dudley, will not be charged in the robbery."As we speak, we've just had a change of events," Calloway said. "Right now, he (Harvey) is not going to be charged."But...

Schools name three new principals

Three Wayne County schools will be led by new faces this fall, following two retirements and the closing of Goldsboro Intermediate. Affected will be Rosewood Elementary, School Street Elementary and Rosewood High. Both Richard Sauls, principal of Rosewood Elementary,...

GATEWAY to get $1.4 million from stimulus

The Goldsboro-Wayne Transportation Authority will receive $1,461,222 in federal stimulus funding to purchase new vehicles, beef up its preventive maintenance program and to pay for other additions. The total breaks down to $576,000 for the rural side of the...

Goldsboro selects fire station location

Goldsboro City Council members agreed Monday night on a site for a new fire station they hope to build with American Recovery and Reinvestment Stimulus Act grant funds. Their decision came after Interim Fire Chief Gary Whaley spoke about...

All day rain

Mary Long makes her way into the Goldsboro Family YMCA amid heavy rains this morning. The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for Wayne County until 6 p.m. this evening....

Oh, baby

John Vinson, left, Gerald Blizzard and Edgar Strickland try their hand at changing diapers for a Father's Day contest at Goldsboro Assisted Living Monday afternoon.  The winner received a "loaded" diaper with goodies. After the contest the baby dolls, left...

Duplin OKs 2009 budget

The Duplin County Commissioners got a round of applause from the audience Monday night following unanimous approval of the $57.1 million 2009-10 county budget. "There's not a member of the board, there's not a citizen in this community that's completely...

Neighbors fear for their safety

It started with trespassing -- people walking to and from the Courtyard apartment complex via yards in area neighborhoods. But when residents of Harris Street Estates spoke up, they said they became "targeted." "If they say anything ... a dog...

Dudley man charged in head-on crashes

Goldsboro police charged a Dudley man with felony hit-and-run and impaired driving after he allegedly hit two cars while driving the wrong way on U.S. 117 on Monday morning. One woman whose car was allegedly hit by Alberto Gomez...