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Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Physician says he is far happier in the classroom

If there is ever a need for a poster child depicting a knowledgeable doctor, passionate teacher and enthusiastic resident of Goldsboro all rolled into one, you can look no further than Dr. Paul Mitchell. But no need to call him...

Former Mount Olive chief indicted

Former Mount Olive chief of police Emmett Ballree and his son, Michael, were indicted Monday by a Brunswick County grand jury following a two-month investigation by the State Bureau of Investigation. Michael Ballree faces one felony count of possession of...

Court of Appeals judge seeking re-election

For judges running in statewide elections, name recognition is key. Many voters don't take the time to study the judicial races, unless they involved a local seat, and when confronted with the ballot they either choose almost randomly or...

Council to consider pro tem job in December

Goldsboro's mayor pro tem of was sworn in Monday night as a member of the City Council, even as discussions about the process by which the pro tem post is selected continued. District 5 Councilman Chuck Allen was sworn...

Public record

Burglary At about 12:15 p.m. Monday, Loren Ashley Elliot, 19, 400 block East Hillcrest Drive, reported to police that someone attempted to break into her home the night before. She'd been watching television Sunday before midnight when she heard banging...

Animal center reopens; no distemper

The Wayne County Animal Adoption and Education Center has reopened after having been closed since Aug. 10 because of what appears to have been a false alarm concerning a potential case of distemper. The shelter was closed as a...