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Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Library plans new computer use setup

A computer lab included in the design for the new Steele Memorial Library in Mount Olive has been adapted to create a similar lab at the main library on East Ash Street. The county is using about $7,500 from...

Former health director dies at 56

James Roosen, Wayne County health director for eight years who stepped down in November due to health reasons, died Monday. He was 56. He had been diagnosed with brain cancer two years ago and had surgery for a tumor in...

Teen shot in back Sunday

A Goldsboro teenager is being treated at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville for gunshot wounds he received about midday Sunday. Antonio Deans, 19, of 511 N. Kornegay St., was found by Goldsboro police at the corner of Westview Court...

Center has new mission

MERCI Center in Rosewood, which closed its doors last summer to reassess funding issues, has reopened -- with a new name and director and a revamped mission. During its 11 years focused on mission work and disaster relief, the MERCI...

Court rejects deannexation

A petition count scheduled this morning to determine the fate of Goldsboro's annexed Phase 11 area was delayed after the county Board of Elections was advised that proceeding could be considered unconstitutional, even as those seeking deannexation promised to...

Public record

Shots fired Shanita Benton reported to Goldsboro police that a man fired a handgun at an occupied home in 900 block of Carver Drive and at four automobiles in area. No one was injured during the incident that took...