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Sunday, August 15, 2010

Back-to-school prep under way

When school bells dismissed students for the summer, for others that simply signaled the start of another, even busier, season -- getting ready for the next school year. "Basically, our summer is what we in transportation consider the busiest time...

Internet searches, ATM, fire focus of testimony

Prosecutors zeroed in on several Internet searches, four failed ATM withdrawal attempts and a "bonfire" Friday, as the state continued to unwrap its first-degree murder case against Cesar Laurean. But the ex-Marine's defense team seemed more interested in painting the...

The witness list

A selection of state's witnesses who took the stand Friday: Prosecution, Witness No. 13 -- Frank Davis: A former Marine and current vice president of Marine Federal Credit Union, Davis told the court his duties at the bank include managing...

Mount Olive College welcomes first-year students for 2010-11 term

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive College welcomed a record-breaking freshman class Saturday as new students arrived to deck out their dorm rooms and learn their way around campus. About 234 resident and commuter freshmen turned out for their first official...

Back to School, Stay in School rally to be held Tuesday

The Goldsboro/Wayne NAACP and the STOP the Funeral Initiative Covenant Partners invite the community to attend its fourth annual Back to School Stay in School Rally on Tuesday from 6-9 p.m. at The Original Tabernacle of Prayer, 1007 S. John...

A stitch in time

Demonstrations at the Gov. Charles B. Aycock historic site was part of the "Stitch in Time" event at which people learned about weaving, spinning, and quilting fabrics during the late 1800s. Spinning and weaving were crucial to North Carolina...

Reward offered

KENANSVILLE -- The Duplin County Sheriff's Office announced that a $2,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the theft of two Phantom Seraph racing go-carts and five...

Events prepare students for class

Hundreds of Wayne County parents received a helping hand Saturday getting their children back to school without breaking the bank as local organizations gave away school supplies and offered free family programs. At the Goldsboro Worship Center on New Hope...

Union Station announcement scheduled for Monday

Congressman G.K. Butterfield will be in Goldsboro on Monday to make an announcement about the Union Station project. The event will take place at Union Station at 101 N. Carolina St. and will start at 3:45 p.m. Mayor Al...

Sections of Stoney Creek Park closed this week

The Goldsboro Parks and Recreation will close a portion of Stoney Creek Park Monday and Tuesday for tree pruning. The area to be closed will be between Walnut and Ash streets....

Suspect in chase charged with robbery, vehicle theft, resisting

Xavier Crouell, 36, of Stafford, Va., was arrested by Goldsboro police after leading officers on a chase Thursday on U.S. 70. He had allegedly committed a robbery at gunpoint on Wayne Avenue. The vehicle he was driving struck another and...

Neuse Beekeepers honored

The Neuse Regional Beekeepers, which has headquarters at the Lenoir County Cooperative Extension Service office in Kinston, has been awarded the North Carolina State Beekeepers Association Golden Achievement Program "2010 Chapter of the Year." The organization includes beekeepers from...