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Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Chief: Nine miles over speed limit not likely to earn drivers a citation

Driving nine miles per hour over the speed limit probably won't get you pulled over by Goldsboro police officers -- and in the event they do stop you, a verbal warning is far more likely than a ticket. That was...

Pirate chorus

The chorus of Meadow Lane Elementary School sings "Party, Me Hearty" under the direction of Matilda Marriner at the Wayne County Public Schools' Choral Showcase on Monday evening at Goldsboro High School. Eight school choruses participated in the showcase, the...

Woman killed in two-vehicle crash

SEVEN SPRINGS -- A two-car accident near Seven Springs resulted in the death of an 81-year-old woman Monday afternoon. Jettie Best Johnson of Mount Olive was killed when she pulled into the path of a vehicle operated by Franklin Ray...

Nursing staffers earn awards for their work

Wayne Memorial Hospital celebrated the dedication and professionalism of its nursing staff Monday night, presenting eight with the Nurse of Excellence awards. The annual recognition, started in 1999, acknowledges the role of nurses, nursing assistants, technicians and surgical staff,...

Tri-County Electric Membership holds 70th annual meeting at Mount Olive College

MOUNT OLIVE -- Tri-County Electric Membership Corp. Operation Round-up program began 10 years ago has raised $1,022,520.29 that has been given back to non-profit organizations and individuals in the company's service area. In that program, Tri-County members allow the...

Superintendent earns healthy schools award

Dr. Steven Taylor, superintendent of Wayne County Public Schools, was named the 2010 North Carolina Healthy Schools Superintendent of the Year for his leadership, support and commitment to coordinated school health programs across the district. The award was presented...

City Council: Black males crisis critical

A late-night television news program recently got to Chuck Allen -- so much so that during the City Council's pre-meeting work session Monday evening, the mayor pro tem ignited a discussion about what the program identified as a "shocking...