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Friday, April 23, 2010

Retiree earns district's top award for volunteering

Try as she might, Judy Mallery can't get out of the classroom. Then again, she really hasn't tried that hard. Since retiring from a teaching career that technically ended in 1998 at Spring Creek Elementary School, she returned to...

Testimony continues in trial for 1987 rape

Jurors in the trial of William J. Neal heard testimony Thursday from a Raleigh woman raped in 1987, within months of another rape prosecutors allege Neal committed. Neal is on trial for the 1987 rape of a 12-year-old Jefferson...

Video of girl fight found on Internet

What prompted the fight is still unknown, but at least five Eastern Wayne Middle School students were allegedly involved in an altercation during which at least two adults appear to somehow be involved. However, Goldsboro police Sgt. Chad Calloway said...

It's (almost) pickle time

MOUNT OLIVE -- Julie Beck knows where the pickle is hidden, but she isn't talking. The chairman of the committee that organized this weekend's 24th annual N.C. Pickle Festival is as cool as a cuke as she prepares not...

Red Cross honors supporters at lunch

The Red Cross might not appear to be anything like an Olympic event. But Director Chuck Waller would have you think again. Partially because of its ability to rise to challenges -- sometimes on a shoestring budget and sparse staff...

Duplin commissioners say tax increase likely

KENANSVILLE -- Duplin County property owners are likely to face a 14-cent supplemental tax this year to pay a nearly $4.8 million award to the Duplin County Board of Education. The Duplin County Board of Commissioners met Thursday to...

Public record

Saturday fire solved A house fire April 16 at 315 Brogden St. off Old Mount Olive Highway was determined by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office investigators to have been started by an electrical malfunction. Armed robbery Keon Crisp of Fairview...

Earth Day in Wayne County

Eleven-year-old Jamesya Wynn plants flowers in front of the Boys & Girls Club of Wayne County. Helping were a few representatives from U.S. Cellular who donated the plants, as well as other club members on Thursday in celebration of Earth...

Rec center halted

The Goldsboro City Council, meeting in special session today, voted 4-3 to halt the recreation center project that has been discussed since the former recreation center on Walnut Street was destroyed by fire in 2004. The cost of construction...