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Friday, August 21, 2009

Shooting suspect apprehended

Goldsboro police reported late Friday that a suspect in a Saturday shooting at the Economy Inn in Goldsboro had been apprehended, Investigator Doug Bethea reported. Tavaris L. Lane is charged in the shooting of Marlow Eugene Holmes, 34, of North...

Solicitors could find new rules in county

Sheriff Carey Winders joked with county commissioners this week that he didn't want to stop door-to-door salespeople because he was going to be one of them when he campaigns in 2010. However, he said commissioners do need to consider...

Meeting their new schools

Georgia Lei Bryan, 6, patiently colored a picture while her mother attended open house at Dillard Academy on Thursday evening. "She's ready," mom Gwendolyn Bryan said of the first-grader. "My Aunt Tina had me studying, she was teaching me math...

Car recovered from river

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office pulled a stolen car out of the Neuse River on Thursday morning. Miranda Cotton of Raynor Mill Road reported her 1999 Cadillac Catera stolen around 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Capt. Tom Effler said. Authorities had...

Rally set Saturday to protest health bill

A local businessman is urging Wayne County residents to help him raise awareness about the health care reform bill currently being debated across the nation. GOECO president Frank Drohan has organized what he is calling the "Citizen's Rally," an event...

Officer promoted

The Goldsboro Police Department announced the promotion of Sgt. Theresa Chiero to the rank of captain, a promotion taking effect on Aug. 26, according to a news release issued by the department....

Worker hurt in Airgas explosion

A male worker at Airgas National Welders was severely injured after an oxygen cylinder he was filling ruptured on Thursday morning, a company spokesman said. Jay Worley, Airgas Vice President for Communications and Investor Relations, said the name of...