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Thursday, July 8, 2010

Library project reaches $200,000 in fundraising

MOUNT OLIVE -- A $10,000 pledge by Mount Olive College has pushed a grassroots fundraising effort for a new Steele Memorial Library past the $200,000 mark. Launched the first of the year by the Steele Memorial Library Steering Committee,...

Jury finds Williams guilty in 2008 murder

Brandon Lee Williams showed little emotion as he was handcuffed in a Wayne County courtroom just before 6 p.m. Wednesday, convicted of murder and sentenced to life without parole. Williams was found guilty of the 2008 shooting death of Silvia...

Hot enough for you?

The heat gripping the Northeast has spread into North Carolina, with temperatures reaching triple digits Wednesday for the second straight day. In Goldsboro, the National Weather Service recorded a high temperature of 103 degrees -- one degree higher than...

Schools change times for new year

Opening and closing times for schools have been slightly altered for the coming year, reflecting an additional 15 minutes for recess in the lower grades and an expanded lunch period for the upper grades. The Board of Education approved the...