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Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Teen dies in crash

FAISON -- A Mount Olive woman was killed Monday in a single vehicle accident outside of Faison. Ashley Cartwright, 19, was driving on N.C. 403 at approximately 1 p.m. Monday when the accident happened, investigators said. The car Miss Cartwright...

Big Band sound brings back memories of the 1940s

Barbara Hood Hatch, 79, doesn't have to rely on her imagination to picture how the second floor of the Wayne County Museum looked when it was the USO during the 1940s -- she has her memories. A teenager at...

Murder trial jury chosen

A jury was selected late Monday in the murder trial of Brandon Lee Williams, who is accused of the murder of Silvia Benitez Morales. Attorney Geoff Hulse is representing Williams, who was arrested a few months after Mrs. Morales' death...

Public record

Breaking and entering A Mount Olive man was charged with breaking into his former workplace at least five times over the course of a month after being terminated from a Goldsboro-based aerospace and defense company, the Wayne County Sheriff's Office...

Carver Alumni to reunite this week

MOUNT OLIVE -- It has been 40 years since Linda Dove Bizzell and her classmates graduated from Carver High School in Mount Olive, the last group of students to earn their diplomas from the segregation-era school. And this week, the...

Johnston County asking for water conservation

SMITHFIELD -- Due to unprecedented high water demand and temporary limitations in the Johnston County water distribution system, the Johnston county manager on Monday issued a water shortage advisory. While the advisory is in effect, customers are requested to employ...

Body of man who drowned found at Busco Beach

The body of a Rocky Mount man who apparently drowned early Monday evening at Busco Beach was recovered shortly after 11 a.m. this morning. Sheriff Carey Winders said that Michael Gardner, 44, was at the lake with his wife and...

Former Wayne hospital employee files suit, claiming HIPPA violation

A former employee of Wayne and Johnston Memorial hospitals is suing both, alleging that private information about her health, protected by federal law, was spread by employees of both institutions. Ann Marie Green Conerly eventually quit her job over...