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Thursday, July 28, 2011

Facebook page recalls cruising on William Street

Gas was less than a dollar a gallon. The Vietnam War consumed the evening news. People were still getting over the Beatles' breakup. And William Street was the place to be. On weekend nights, cars full of young men and...

Baddour resigns as athletic director at UNC

 Goldsboro native Dick Baddour has resigned today as athletic director at the University of North Carolina, according to reports published on the Internet by the Raleigh News & Observer and the Charlotte Observer. Baddour announced his resignation at a press...

Company starts moving pickles to new warehouse

MOUNT OLIVE -- The Mt. Olive Pickle Co. has begun moving inventory into its new 138,000-square-foot addition at its distribution center on the corner of Old Mount Olive Highway and Northeast Church Road just north of the company's plant. When...

County schools are planning for teacher classes

MOUNTOLIVE -- Before the first day of classes even rolls around, the school system is already contemplating graduation. But not the ceremony itself -- educators are being primed to better prepare children for the finish line. The theme for Wayne...

Public record

Metal thefts occur at houses, apartments, business An air conditioner valued at $2,500 was stolen a home on the 200 block of Patetown Road between July 16 and July 26. The home is a vacant rental property. Unknown suspect(s) tampered...

Man killed in early morning wreck

MOUNT OLIVE -- A 29-year-old man was killed this morning in a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Pineview Cemetery Road and Adam Road east of town. The identity of the victim is being withheld until his family can be...