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Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Wright guilty of shooting officer

After deliberating for 35 minutes, a jury found Jerome Wright guilty of seven of the eight charges against him in connection with the shooting of Goldsboro police Officer Clint Hales in June 2008. However, the jury found Wright not guilty...

Raindrops kept falling Monday, but much too late for farmers

Mike Jones was glad to see the soaking rain fall on his Nahunta-area farmland over the past two days -- even if it came too late to salvage what he calls his worst crop season in 34 years. As...

Arrest is made in weekend break-in

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office has arrested the suspect it believes broke into the Wayne County Courthouse Friday night. Brent Mannis, 27, whose last known address was N.C. 58 North in Trenton, was charged Monday with felony breaking and entering,...

$500,000 grant will help track care for children

Dr. Dave Tayloe of Goldsboro Pediatrics wants to establish a way to track children and youths with special health care needs and to make sure they are getting the appropriate services. And now he will have a half million dollars...

Sheriff candidates square off at Grantham forum

GRANTHAM -- Nine candidates, most running unopposed, spoke at a forum Monday sponsored by the Grantham Grange. Republican Sheriff Carey Winders and his Democratic challenger, Glenn Barnes, were the only candidates involved in a true contest. In his speech,...

Little River Volunteer Fire Department receives $9,000 state grant

RALEIGH -- Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Wayne Goodwin announced this week that the Little River Volunteer Fire Department was awarded a $9,294.70 grant through the state's 2010 Volunteer Fire Department Fund. The check will be mailed to Chief...

Local students can compete in Saturday Mathnasium triathlon

Goldsboro will be one of the sites of the first statewide Mathnasium triathlon on Saturday. Eight regional competitions will be held, with a dozen centers represented. The registration deadline has been extended to Thursday online, and the morning of...