Log in

Sign up

July 8, 2011 archives

View Archive

Friday, July 8, 2011

Students nab millions in grants, scholarships

Recent high school graduates from Wayne County Public Schools earned a potential of $15 million in renewable financial aid to attend college, officials announced this week. Members of the Class of 2011 from eight county high schools were recipients of...

Airman joining 9/11 tribute march

It effected everyone differently -- the series of attacks that unfolded on American soil nearly a decade ago. But for members of the Air Force's Security Forces community, it did not simply signify an escalation in a conflict they...

Motions slowing Dail case

A lawsuit involving three former chiefs of the Goldsboro Police Department and an individual who served 18 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit is at a standstill as attorneys on both sides await a court decision...

Victim in shooting is listed in critical condition

DUDLEY -- A man found on Eagle Ridge Road suffering from several gunshot wounds is listed in critical condition at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Marlow Eugene Holmes, 36, was found around 9:45 p.m. Wednesday after Wayne County sheriff's deputies were...

Public record

Copper thefts An air conditioning unit at a home in the 1400 block of Clingman Street realized $3,500 in damages during the theft of its copper components between June 22 and July 6. A neighbor told police she witnessed a...

Local broadcaster shared the news with Wayne County

Pioneer radio broadcaster Vassie Balkcum, past president of the former Eastern Carolina Broadcasting Co., which owned WGBR radio station, is being remembered not only for his rich, unique voice, but for his service to his home community of Wayne County...

Just swinging

Kyla Franklin, 6, was creating her own breeze in 90 degree heat swinging on the swings at Herman Park in Goldsboro Thursday afternoon. Numerous thunderstorms are predicted for the next several days, but Kyla, visiting the park with her...

City retains attorney for annexation query

Residents of the Buck Swamp and Salem Church Road areas who thought their quest to be removed from Goldsboro's city limits ended with the General Assembly's decision to allow the area, known as Phase 11, to be deannexed pending...