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Friday, March 2, 2007

Meth lab found in bag

PIKEVILLE -- A trash bag found along the roadside outside of Pikeville Thursday contained more than garbage. Inside was the equipment to manufacture methamphetamine. At about a quarter after noon, inmates from the Wayne County Jail were cleaning up trash...

Suspect: Stabbing at home justified

A suspect arrested for allegedly stabbing a man this week told officials he was only trying to defend his home when the alleged assault occurred. Johnnie Rowe, 50, of 812 Crawford St., was in court Thursday to answer charges that...

Fremont owes city $213,383 for sewer

Officials from Eureka, Fremont and Goldsboro are expected to meet with the League of Municipalities to discuss how to best settle a past due $213,383 sewer bill and avoid a civil suit. Meanwhile, the town of Fremont is looking for...

Heavy winds turn out lights around area this morning

Thousands of Wayne County residents had to get up and get ready for school and work this morning in the dark after stormy weather left large sections of the county without power for several hours. Little damage was reported around...

Man gets 50 years for rape

A man charged with the rape of an 83-year-old woman in August will spend more than 50 years in prison, a Wayne County jury decided Thursday. Twelve jurors took about an hour and a half to find Atkins guilty on...

Parents, business leaders share ideas about schools

Facilities are only a portion of the problem in Wayne County Public Schools, parents and business leaders said Thursday night at roundtable discussion at Lane Tree Conference Center. Eleven parent advisers and eight community and business leaders shared their concerns...

'Pet of the Week' program designed to increase adoptions

She has big, brown eyes and loves to cuddle. He loves to stretch out and be pampered. But neither have a place they call home. Wayne County Animal Control hope to change that this week as it implement its "Pets...

WCC lecture series on Middle Ages

The Foundation of Wayne Community College will offer a lecture course entitled "Medieval Mysteries for Today: Head, Heart and Eyes" next month. The four-week course will be held on Tuesdays starting March 6. Foundation Arts and Humanities Program Director Bill...

Public record

Investigations Goldsboro police are investigating a report of a break-in and theft on the 400 block of Creech Street. Hannah McKay said someone broke into her home in the 400 block of Creech Street and stole a microwave, a television,...