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Monday, August 23, 2010

Ex-Marine Cesar Laurean found guilty

Mary Lauterbach broke down moments ago inside the Wayne County Courthouse, as a jury proclaimed ex-Marine Cesar Laurean guilty of the first-degree murder of her daughter, Maria. The jury deliberated for only a few hours after listening, earlier today, to...

Heartfelt health care

The Job: In-patient facility employee The Company: Kitty Askins Hospice Center The Location: Goldsboro When I walked into Kitty Askins, I instantly struggled to remember how I knew all these people. "Well hey there, honey," the nurse at the front...

Rocketeers leave for six-month deployment

Reece Dvorak's heart wasn't on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Sunday. In his mind, as he waited with hundreds of other airmen to board a commercial airliner bound for war, he was with his wife and 18-month-old daughter, Adrianna....

Man hit by car after stepping into traffic

A Goldsboro man has died from injuries he received after being struck by a car as he walked along U.S. 117 Alternate South late Friday night. Michael David Smith, 40, of Buttercup Lane was walking along the roadway near...

Company planning expansion in county

MOUNT OLIVE -- Triangle Suspension Systems plans to shift its tapered leaf spring production from Dubois, Pa., to the Triangle plant that opened last spring in southern Wayne County. The move will mean a $500,000 investment in the local...

N.C. Symphony concert tickets on sale now

RALEIGH -- Grant Llewellyn will take the podium for his seventh season as music director of the North Carolina Symphony in September and tickets for those performances are on sale. Single tickets to the North Carolina Symphony's 2010-11 season went...

WCC Foundation plans Civil War trips this fall

The Foundation of Wayne Community College will present a five-week symposium next month on Wayne County's role in the Civil War. Local experts will lecture on a variety of topics, including antebellum Wayne, the county's men who served in the...

Services on Aging seeks recipes for new cookbook

Wayne County Services on Aging is publishing a cookbook to raise money for scholarships for seniors to attend Wayne Community College classes at the Senior Center. Organizers are hoping to collect recipes from as many different seniors as possible from...

'Remembering Adamsville' books available

Copies of "Remembering Adamsville" are now available for purchase. Put together by Jenny Wilder after nearly a year of compiling the community's history, the 500-page, 8 1/2 X 11, black-and-white photo, spiral-bound book will cost $30 each. A sample is...

Public record

Thefts Michael E. Gavdreav, 56, Livius Court, reported to the Goldsboro Police Department, the theft of $5,520 in property following a break-in at his home. Reported stolen and their values were: 52-inch flat-screen TV, $2,500; laptop computer, $800; Wii game...

Police make arrest in July shooting

A suspect in a July shooting of two men was arrested by Goldsboro police Friday after he had briefly barricaded himself in the attic of a residence on West Oak Street. Cornelius Donnell Weeks, 22, was jailed under a...

Live from the courtroom: Jurors receive instructions before beginning deliberations

When court resumed this morning jurors were prepared to hear closing arguments from Assistant District Attorney Ernie Lee, followed by Nick McNeil and concluding with a second closing argument from the state from District Attorney Dewey Hudson.Before closing arguments began,...