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Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Neal found guilty, faces life

William J. Neal was found guilty this morning in the 1987 rape of a 12-year-old girl. Sentencing is scheduled for Wednesday morning in Wayne County Superior Court. Both the victim and Dwayne Dail, who was exonerated in 2007 after he...

Planning Board will eye road rules

A Wayne County Planning Board committee will meet Wednesday at 6 p.m. to begin a review of how future subdivision roads will be maintained. The meeting will be in the Planning Department offices on the third floor of the...

Work on O'Berry changes ongoing

O'Berry Neuro-Medical Treatment Center is continuing its conversion from an intermediate care facility for the mentally retarded to providing long-term care for the aging. As the center's population continues to grow older -- the average age of its residents is...

Water safety

Third-grade Spring Creek Elementary School students Miguel Avila, left, and Derek Drew play a water safety game while learning about hypothermia at Herman Park Center on Monday. The Wayne County chapter of the Red Cross holds a water safety event...

Neal trial headed for final argument

Closing arguments in the rape trial of William J. Neal were expected to begin today in Wayne County Superior Court after both the prosecution and defense finished presenting evidence on Monday. Neal is charged with raping a 12-year-old girl...

Goldsboro High valedictorian receives Gates Scholarship

Lakiyah Campbell already knew she was ranked No. 1 for the Class of 2010, making her its valedictorian. But now she also has the promise that her college -- including a graduate degree if she chooses to continue her education...

916th crew brings care to remote villages

The living conditions were better than the ones Dr. Frances McClure endured during previous stints in Peru, Nicaragua and Paraguay, but the Air Force Reserve lieutenant colonel would tell you the dental health of those living in some of the...

Dental clinic

Peggy Rohleder examines the teeth of Arriel Staten as Margaret Hooper, Dashauna Sloan and Nia Smith look on during a free dental screening sponsored by the Goldsboro chapter of Continental Societies and featuring the Colgate "Bright Smiles, Bright Futures" mobile...