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Friday, November 6, 2009

Marijuana buyer turns on dealer after threat

A Raleigh man told Goldsboro police he was in Tanglewood Trailer Park to buy a pound of marijuana from an acquaintance late Thursday. But when the acquaintance, Terrence Travon Davis, 23, pointed a handgun at him and allegedly robbed...

MOC economist: New metric measures economic distress

Mount Olive College economist and associate professor Dr. Paul Cwik, working in conjunction with the Foundation for Economic Education, has developed a new tool for measuring America's financial troubles. The Distress Index, which launched last week, is a new...

Officials: Vaccines trickling into area

The Health Department is giving out H1N1 vaccines as quickly as they come in, officials said Thursday. "As soon as we can get it, we will distribute it to the area providers, medical providers, or we give it ourselves in...

Goldsboro High gets second principal

Goldsboro High School will have two principals starting Monday. Joining current chief administrator, Patricia Burden, will be John Twitty, who is principal at Wayne High School Academy. Administrators call the "shared principal concept" a positive move for the school. "Each...

SJAFB officials: Security is tight

Thursday's deadly shooting spree at Fort Hood, Texas, has affected security measures at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. 4th Fighter Wing Public Affairs officer Tech. Sgt. Tammie Moore said the installation is under "a heightened state of awareness as a...

Public record

Hit and run accident Goldsboro police said John Murchison of West New Hope Road suffered visible injury on Wednesday after being sideswiped on his bicycle by a gray minivan driven by an unknown driver. Both Murchison and the vehicle...