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Friday, November 13, 2009

Officials: Bypass bridges coming

Approximately 70 percent of the earth moving required for the first section of the new U.S. 70 Goldsboro Bypass has been completed and work is under way on 11 of the project's 16 bridges. Also, at least for the...

Rosewood principal resigns

Rosewood Middle School Principal Susie Shepherd resigned Thursday afternoon, amid a swirl of controversy that prompted national exposure for the school when word spread about a fundraiser created to give students higher grades in exchange for donations. Earlier in the...

Local authorities part of federal drug raids

A nationwide campaign targeting a Mexican drug cartel includes Wayne County arrests dating back to at least December 2007, according to documents released Thursday by the Sheriff's Office. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration calls "Project Coronado," a 44-month operation...

Child, 10, struck by SUV succumbs to injuries

Dakota Medlin, the 10-year-old boy who was struck by an SUV after running into the road Friday morning died from his injuries at Pitt Memorial Hospital Friday afternoon, state Highway Patrol officials have confirmed. The child, who was a student...

Duplin County superintendent does not pursue new contract

Duplin County Schools Superintendent Dr. Wiley J. Doby resigned from his job this week amid a flurry of protests from parents and concerned citizens. "I'm relieved that it's over, and I hope we can get things moving in a more...

Public record

Runaways sought The Lenoir County Sheriff's Office needs help finding two teens who ran away from Kennedy Memorial Home in Kinston, according to a news release. Both were last seen on Tuesday, Oct. 27, Capt. James Oldenburg said in a...