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Thursday, August 26, 2010

Former Goldsboro man in coma in Montana

A 25-year-old Montana man who grew up in Goldsboro is in an induced coma following a speedgliding accident Aug. 13 that broke his back and neck. Joe Stone is the nephew of Debbie Kimbrell, owner of Associated Parcel in Pikeville....

1st day school count up

Wayne County Public Schools is back in session and things got off to a good start, officials said -- with initial enrollment up from last year, all teacher positions filled and only slight delays for bus riders. First-day numbers Wednesday...

Ex-Goldsboro fireman accused of rape

A former Goldsboro Fire Department firefighter, who was fired yesterday, has been charged with second-degree rape. On Wednesday, a 55-year-old woman filed a report of a sexual assault with the Goldsboro Police Depart-ment. Following an investigation, Donnell Devise Hamilton...

Duplin boards might be close to agreement on lawsuit

KENANSVILLE -- The Duplin County commissioners voted 3-2 Monday in favor of approving an amended school funding memorandum of understanding in an attempt to reach an agreement with the Board of Education about the contested issue. The memorandum set...

Red Cross looking for blood donors

Soaring temperatures and the school summer vacation has put blood supplies at low levels. The Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross has issued an urgent appeal for donors. There is a critical need for blood donors now, said...