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Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Elderly Mount Olive woman assaulted

MOUNT OLIVE-- Duplin County sheriff's deputies are investigating an early Sunday morning assault on an elderly Mount Olive area woman. Sheriff Blake Wallace said that deputies received a call about 3:30 a.m. Sunday that the woman, who is in...

International president helps Kiwanis club mark anniversary

The president of Kiwanis International was on hand Monday night to help members of the Kiwanis Club of Goldsboro celebrate their organization's 90th anniversary. Paul Palazzolo of Illinois encouraged members of the local club to take pride in their long...

Police seek two suspects in two-city robberies

A third suspect has been identified in last week's two armed robberies -- the first in which a Goldsboro store clerk was shot in the leg, and another, later, in Mount Olive. All three suspects, two of whom are...

City man in hospital after Monday shooting

A Goldsboro man was in good condition after he and a young acquaintance were shot in a vehicle on West Holly Street, and police have issued a warrant against an alleged attacker, authorities said. A warrant had been issued...

No leads yet from LaGrange murder

LAGRANGE -- The Lenoir County Sheriff's Office is still without solid leads in the shooting death of a restaurant manager on June 25, a police major said. Maj. Christopher Hill said he could not release any additional details about the...

Summer practice

Nearly 1,200 students are attending summer school this year, the largest session in years because the district has lacked funding to hold it. Wayne County Public Schools received stimulus money to run the five-week program for its Title I schools,...

Highway Patrol says teen traffic deaths down across state

Although no one knows exactly why, teen deaths from car crashes are down 40 percent when comparing one-year periods in 2009 and 2010, the Highway Patrol reported Monday. Highway Patrol spokesman Sgt. Jeff Gordon said that as of Monday, statewide,...