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Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Another driver hits branch of post office

A Goldsboro woman drove her car through the windows and wall of the William Street Postal Service office on Tuesday, injuring a Goldsboro man, police said. Ethel Edwards, 83, was charged with failure to reduce speed after crashing her...

Commission seeks options to fill slot on school board

The task of recommending a replacement for longtime Wayne County Board of Education member Shirley F. Sims, who resigned last week, will fall to a committee to be appointed by county commission Chairman Jack Best. Commissioners gave Best that...

Citizens turn out for equity inquiry

Brandi Nicole Hinnant was in fifth grade when Wayne County Schools merged with the Goldsboro City Schools. That year, she said, the racial mix in her class was 50/50 black and white. When she entered sixth grade, the class was...

This time, it's for Don

It started with a red carnation -- a small token of gratitude passed from a local business owner to the first woman to grace his modest flower shop. But that simple exchange was far from the last of its kind....

No word on SJAFB injuries in foiled attack at Bagram Airfield

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Insurgents launched a brazen pre-dawn assault today against Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, killing an American contractor and wounding nine service members in the second Taliban strike at NATO forces in and around the capital in as many...

WCPS technical students, teachers recognized

Wayne County Public Schools recently celebrated the Career Technical Education Department, recognizing teachers and students from school CTE chapters. The district's 2009-10 CTE high school and middle school CTE teachers of the year were named, and honored were students...

Blaze from stolen truck damages railroad car

A stolen SUV was found demolished by fire near the train tracks on the 1000 block of South John Street this morning, causing a blaze that also damaged a train car filled with railroad ties, authorities said. Goldsboro Police...

WCC business students earn honors

Wayne Community College's of Phi Beta Lambda business education student organization received several honors during the organization's 56th annual State Leadership Conference in Charlotte. The Gamma Chi chapter competed against 41 North Carolina universities and colleges. All 17 of...

Public record

Death investigation Goldsboro police are looking into the death of 46-year-old Anthony Rouse of Rosewood Avenue, who was found dead at his home on Monday afternoon, according to a police report. The report lists "other major" injuries, but does not...