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Sunday, November 14, 2010

Public schools' choral showcases Monday, Tuesday and Thursday nights

An early dose of holiday cheer will be spread over three nights when Wayne County Public Schools' presents its annual district-wide choral showcases this week. Performances will be held Monday, Tuesday and Thursday nights at Goldsboro High school. Doors...

Alleged screwdriver-wielding robber arrested

Following a stop-and-go foot chase, a screwdriver wielding man was arrested Saturday morning for allegedly committing two robberies and one kidnapping. John Curtis Nick, 48, Hines Drive, is charged with second-degree kidnapping and robbery with a dangerous weapon by...

Wayne Memorial Hospital rolls out new website

Wayne Memorial Hospital is taking a page from technology, in an effort to refresh its image in the community. In recent weeks, billboards and newspaper ads have been popping up, hinting that something is "coming soon" to Wayne County...

Foster and adoptive parents recognized at Herman Park event

More than 50 years after growing up in a foster setting herself, Shirley Deans sought to return that gift, bringing 5-year-old Najeea into her home despite already being in her 60s and having raised six children of her own. And...

Grand jury returns indictments

The Wayne County Grand Jury has indicted a man for allegedly committing a first-degree sex offense. Henry Tyron Randolph, 31, of West New Hope Road, was also charged by Goldsboro police with taking indecent liberties with a minor and...

State releases GlenCare report

MOUNT OLIVE -- Glucometers stored together in insufficiently labeled containers, inadequately cleaned or disinfected after use, and claims that medication technicians at GlenCare used devices on more than one patient were all part of a comprehensive report on the assisted...

Eagle Scouts invited to breakfast

The Tuscarora Council of the Boy Scouts of America will hold a breakfast for all Eagle Scouts on Tuesday, Nov. 30, at 7:30 a.m. at St. Paul's United Methodist Church at 204 E. Chestnut St. Attendees are asked to come...

Historic downtown home burns

The cause of a blaze at one of Goldsboro's most historic homes is still under investigation today after a Friday night fire. The Paul Borden House, 305 W. Mulberry St., is one of several downtown built by the Borden family,...

Mount Olive sets new guidelines for budget

MOUNT OLIVE -- After weathering a tough financial year, the town of Mount Olive will take an unusual step in preparing for its 2011-12 budget: Creating a draft budget that does not include any revenue from state-collected taxes. The...

Public meetings to identify contaminated properties planned

The first of what is expected to be several public meetings will be held Wednesday night to help Wayne County officials identify property that might qualify for federal assistance in cleaning up soil or groundwater contamination. The meeting will...