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Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Car collides with restaurant

A Goldsboro woman was charged with driving while impaired after colliding with the front of a Berkeley Boulevard restaurant on Monday afternoon, authorities said Tuesday. Nancy Marie Klemmer of River Bend Road also faced a charge of damage to property...

Officials look into Wayne Country Day fire

Officials from the State Bureau of Investigations are looking into a suspicious weekend fire at Wayne Country Day School, but spokeswoman Jennifer Canada said officials have no other information to release at this time. School headmaster Todd Anderson, however,...

Man hit by semi; out-of-control truck smashes into a house

A Princeton man was in critical condition Monday night after being struck by a truck before it plowed into a nearby home. William Godwin, 71, was likely blowing grass off the road with his push lawn mower at 389 Luby...

Car collides Monday with motorcycle

No one was seriously injured in a crash between a motorcycle and Honda Accord on Patetown Road on Monday afternoon, authorities said. Both passengers of the motorcycle were thrown from the bike, but survived the accident and were being...

Church mourning fireworks crew

For the first time in 11 years, The Lord's Table Pastor Bill Wilson dreaded going to church on Sunday. The day before, four people associated with the church lost their lives in a fireworks explosion on Ocracoke Island. A...

Caregivers: Landstuhl Medical Center

LANDSTUHL, Germany -- Walking the halls at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center is a humbling experience, as every few moments, another injured troop makes his or her way down one of the long corridors inside the state-of-the-art facility. You can't help...

Council says no to increasing hotel tax right now

Goldsboro City Council members discussed possible options for increasing the hotel/motel occupancy tax rate by 1 percent, which would collect about $100,000 in revenue, but ultimately decided to wait on the issue. Although city officials met June 18 with State...

Shaw receives Order of Long Leaf Pine

Howard "Buddy" Shaw of Goldsboro has been awarded the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, the highest honor the governor can bestow on a North Carolina resident. Shaw received the honor at the annual convention of the state Association of...

Baddour honored

Goldsboro attorney Phil Baddour Jr. was honored by the North Carolina Bar Association, in conjunction with the Citizen Lawyer Task Force, with the Citizen Lawyer Award. The NCBA Citizen Lawyer Award was established in 2007 to recognize lawyers who provide...