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Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Goldsboro man reported missing

Scott Jeriel Hall, 42, has been reported missing by his mother. Hall is white with brown hair and blue eyes. He weighs about 175 pounds, is 5'6 and walks with a limp, according to the Goldsboro Police Department. Hall's...

District welcomes newest teachers

With the start of a new school year comes the arrival of new and first-time teachers. The trick is in finding ways to keep them, educators say. Wayne County School Superintendent Dr. Steven Taylor said exit interviews have shown that...

Mayor nearly run over by cart thieves at golf course

What was supposed to be a peaceful Sunday golf game turned into an "eye-opening" experience for Goldsboro Mayor Al King. Upon leaving the club house at the Goldsboro Municipal Golf Course, King was nearly run over by two teenage boys...

Jury selection expected today

Cesar Laurean spent less than an hour in Courtroom No. 1 Monday, as Superior Court Judge W. Osmond Smith recessed the former Marine's high-profile murder trial well before noon. But during that time, those few dozen in attendance saw...

Teen, 16, killed in ATV crash at Busco

A Lexington teen has died after an accident at a local recreational park Friday night. Joshua Dylan Horne, 16, of Lexington, died after he crashed his ATV at Busco Beach ATV Park and Campground, according to the Wayne County...

Henderson takes oath for board seat

Howard Len Henderson, who was chosen by Wayne County Commissioners to fill Shirley Sims' unexpired term on the county Board of Education, was sworn into office Monday evening. In early May, Ms. Sims, who had served on the board...

Board eyes changes in spanking policy, sex ed

The Board of Education passed a spate of policies Monday night, but not before two sparked a debate -- over abolishing corporal punishment and new comprehensive sex education instruction. Board member John P. Grantham said he might be the only...

Public record

Goldsboro teen charged in school break-ins A 15-year-old juvenile has been charged by the Goldsboro Police Department in connection to two separate break-ins occurring in February and March of last year. He was 14 at the time of the break-ins...

Live from the courtroom: First round of jurors dismissed

Jury selection began this morning in the high profile first-degree murder trial of Cesar Laurean in Wayne County Courthouse Courtroom No. 1. A jury pool of 50 people was first reduced to 39 potential jurors when 10 were dismissed because...

Jury selection expected to start today

Jury selection for the first degree murder trial of Cesar Laurean is expected to begin today inside the Wayne County Courthouse....