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Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Baddour elected president of N.C. Advocates for Justice

Philip A. Baddour Jr., a partner at Baddour, Parker & Hine, PC, has been elected president of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, a statewide association of attorneys that strives to protect the rights of all North Carolinians in...

WCC prepares to open fall registration period

New and returning students at Wayne Community College can sign up for fall courses on the main campus on the following dates -- July 14, 15, 20 and Aug. 18, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; July 19, 1-7 p.m.; and Aug....

8-year-old dies after being hit by vehicle

BEAULAVILLE -- A child was struck by a car and killed Saturday on Highway 41 in Beaulaville, according to the state Highway Patrol reports. Malachi Josiah Davis, 8, ran into the road in front of his home at 1459...

Scouts honor benefactor

Longtime Scout supporter Dick Auger has a new shelter named in his honor at Camp Tuscarora. In recognition of Auger's many years of service to the program, a group of the Friends of Scouting decided to build a shelter...

Dance will pay tribute to local USO

The music and dances of a classic era return to the Wayne County Museum at the USO Tribute Dance this Saturday at 7 p.m. The museum on William Street, once used as a USO building, will be swinging to...

Outlaw riders a threat to region

No one should not be misled by romanticized images of outlaw motorcycle gang members, an authority on the groups told members of the law enforcement community Tuesday. They are dangerous and violent criminals who bring nothing positive to a...

It will be Marshall vs. Burr

Elaine Marshall carried Wayne County en route to her victory over Cal Cunningham for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate on Tuesday. The runoff election was held because Ms. Marshall, the North Carolina secretary of state, did not win...

Internet parlors -- endangered species?

In the wake of the state Senate approving a ban on Internet parlors, local officials and residents are split on what they would like to see happen when the House votes on the issue. The legislation, which was approved...

County lawman added to national memorial

The last time a Wayne County officer died in the line of duty was 2002, but a more historical figure was the last person to be added to the National Law Enforcement Memorial this year in Washington, D.C. Sheriff...

Public record

Armed robbery Christy Renee Lopez, 32, Wharton Lane, told Goldsboro police she was robbed at gunpoint in the parking lot of a convenience store on N.C. 111 South. Taken were $280 in cash, $200 worth of jewelry and a...

Summertime in the city

Damien Durham lowers his head to let water from the sprinkler at Goldsboro's Cornerstone Commons drip down his face as other children play during Sprinkler Day last Thursday. Every Thursday during the summer from 3 to 4 p.m. at Cornerstone...