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Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Lady in the Park set to receive a facelift

As of this weekend, a mainstay at Herman Park will be missing. Members of the Goldsboro City Council were informed Monday that the "Lady in the Park" statue would be removed from its location Friday -- that it would...

Accident victim is back in Minnesota

A former Goldsboro man who broke his back and neck in a speed-gliding accident has been transferred to a hospital closer to his parents' Minnesota home. Joe Stone, 25, left Wayne County years ago when his parents, Ron and Kim...

Town has juggled checks to pay bills

MOUNT OLIVE -- For 13 of the past 15 months, the town of Mount Olive has been forced to hold onto checks or otherwise face bank overdrafts of anywhere from $3,264.39 to $86,744.69. In May, for the second time...

Commissioners approve lease for Duplin General Hospital

KENANSVILLE -- The Duplin County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Monday to lease the Duplin General Hospital to University Health Systems of Eastern Carolina for a period of 25 years. The hospital board, county staff and University Health Systems...

Mising Mount Olive man found

MOUNT OLIVE -- A Mount Olive man was reported missing Monday evening and was found several hours later inside a church at Rones Chapel in northern Duplin County. Craig Jackson, who has had health problems in recent years, was...

Rival turns inspiration

A few minutes before 7 p.m. Monday, members of the Eastern Wayne High School soccer team ran over to the bleachers where former Charles B. Aycock student David Burke sat in his wheelchair. The team members had just finished warming...

Wood fire burns 60 acres

A wood fire consuming about 60 acres off Pineview Cemetery Road Monday might have been started after a burn of a cornfield got out of control, Indian Springs Fire Department Chief Phil Shivar said today. "We're pretty sure that...