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Sunday, June 5, 2011

Store owner convicted of murder

Taking less than an hour to deliberate, a Wayne County jury found Mohssen Ali Almogaded guilty of second-degree murder Friday in connection with the June 2009 stabbing death of Terry Lavone Singleton. Almogaded, 43, stabbed Single-ton in the back...

Thanks to hurricane, veteran finally gets his Bronze Star

It started with a simple act of kindness -- a pair of men dedicating themselves to reclaiming, for one of their heroes, pieces of his life story taken by Hurricane Floyd. But when Larry Mozingo and Glenn Fields reached the...

City asks staff to look for expense cuts

Interim City Manager Tasha Logan met with department heads Wednesday to discuss staff responses to concerns the City Council voiced during its first budget workshop on May 10. The discussion centered around ways the departments could find more efficient,...

Having fun and learning

Mikey Reyes wasn't quite ready to face his fears. "I don't want to," the 6-year-old said, moments after realizing that, after a long wait under a shade tree, he had made it to the front of a line filled with...

County to weigh zoning proposal

Wayne County commissioners Tuesday morning will hold a public hearing on a proposed amendment to the county's Zoning Ordinance and Map that in turn would allow them to hold a public hearing on a rezoning request by Goldsboro Milling Co....

'Remember the Titans' coach to visit

Former football coach Herman Boone, who inspired the Walt Disney film "Remember the Titans" will come to Goldsboro June 18. Boone will talk about overcoming life obstacles and controversies such as those he faced while coaching a racially divided...

Local real estate agent surrenders license

Real estate agent Jenifer Williford surrendered her license following accusations that she altered receipts for property repairs. Janet Thoren, assistant director of legal services at the state Real Estate Commission, said Mrs. Williford acknowledged that she altered one receipt,...

Duplin County bus driver charged with DWI

A Duplin County school bus driver was terminated Thursday after being charged with driving while impaired and driving a school bus after consuming alcohol. School system spokeswoman Dawn Craft said Friday the driver, Fontella Sharaka Wilson, 31, of Rose...

Cliffs blesses new visitors center

The new visitors center and museum at the Cliffs of the Neuse State Park is ready for company. After all, it has been blessed by some experts. Friday's dedication ceremony included the usual speeches that officially open new buildings,...