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Truck crash victim survives

An Albertson woman injured in a wreck Thursday night near the Wayne-Lenoir county line remained in serious condition Saturday night at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Ashley Renee Adams, 20, was taken by helicopter to Pitt after the car she was driving...

Officials set sights on club crowds

Goldsboro's chief inspector, Ed Cianfarra, has seen gruesome footage of the aftermath of the Rhode Island nightclub fire that killed 100 people. He has read the accounts of how the club was well above its maximum occupancy when the ceiling...

Defense to take over in murder trial

The defense will begin its case Monday in Wayne County Superior Court in the first-degree murder trial of two cousins. Dwight Eugene Sloan, 23, of Decoy Drive, Pikeville, and Kolanda Kay Wooten, 19, of Courtyard Circle are facing charges in...

Pickle Festival starts this week

MOUNT OLIVE -- The North Carolina Pickle Festival will be Thursday, Friday and Saturday, beginning with a golf tournamen at the Southern Wayne Country Club. Friday's events start at 5 p.m., with children's rides in downtown Mount Olive and a...

DOT could limit turning from Walnut Creek

The N.C. Department of Transportation will have a public workshop Monday on a proposal to close some intersections and medians on U.S. 70. The workshop will be 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria of Eastern Wayne Middle School, 1271 New Hope...

Hospital honors volunteers

Hospital volunteers could be likened to the best kind of gardeners, planting perennial seeds of kindness that take root and grow. Donna Archer, director of volunteer services at Wayne Memorial Hospital, says she witnesses daily examples of people giving unselfishly...

Roadside cleanup set for April 30

Disgusted by roadside trash? Think of how nice it would be to drive past cleaner curbs and get 30 miles per gallon in the city. People have a chance to do both if they sign up for Wayne County's Spring...

Public record

House fire A fire sparked during a home repair project caused $15,000 in damages Saturday to a home at 514 Cardinal Drive. Goldsboro firefighters said plumbing work led to the fire at the home of Perry Shaw. Lt. Carlton Parks...

Hotel property rezoning on City Council agenda

A Goldsboro businessman is making plans for the former Wayne Hotel property, which he could reveal to the City Council Monday night. Chris Cox has requested that the hotel property, less than two acres at the southeast corner of Elizabeth...