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Thursday, October 21, 2010

Cherry worker fights for his job

For more than a year, O'Tonious Raynor has been fighting to get his job back at Cherry Hospital after being accused of abusing a patient. Today, he was expected to have the opportunity to make his case before the...

Warsaw Elementary put on state watch list; action ordered

KENANSVILLE -- Warsaw Elementary staff and students have until the end of the school year to raise student achievement by at least 10 percent, or face a state-ordered improvement process. Warsaw Elementary is in the bottom 5 percent of low-performing...

Boo It set for Oct. 29 downtown

Goblins, ghouls and ghosts will haunt the streets Oct. 29 as the Downtown Goldsboro Development Corp. presents the 17th annual "Boo It" Halloween activities. This year's "Boo It" offers plenty of fun events for families, including a hay ride, pumpkin...

Council will sell building

The Arts Council of Wayne County will offer for sale the building it has occupied for the last 10 years, citing growing maintenance costs and the need for expensive renovations. The council's board of directors debated options for more than...

Public record

Food Lion cashier may face charges The Wayne County Sheriff's Office is investigating the alleged embezzlement by a Food Lion employee in Pikeville. The cashier is believed to have embezzled more than $13,000 from the grocery store over an...

An ace remembers

Ask Frank Speer about the day he decided to become a pilot and the 88-year-old turns back the clock some 75 years. "They brought in a Ford Trimotor -- landed it at a nearby airport. You know, there weren't many...

Trick-or-treat times

The city of Goldsboro will observe Halloween Friday, Oct. 29, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Mayor Al King has asked that those households that wish to participate in trick-or-treat festivities leave a porch light on -- parents are asked...

GPD's Calloway promoted to patrol captain

After working 11 years in the Investigations Division at the Goldsboro Police Department, Sgt. Chad Calloway has been promoted to captain. The promotion returns Calloway to the Patrol Division where he began his service with the GPD in 1995...

History of the 4th Fighter Wing

Before the birth of the 4th Fighter Wing, American volunteers were serving in Europe as combat veterans -- flying in the Royal Air Force's 71st, 121st and 133rd Eagle Squadrons in the early 1940s. But when the United Stated entered...