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Sunday, April 29, 2007

Suspect identified in funeral murder

An 18-year-old convicted felon is being sought in the murder of a 28-year-old Goldsboro woman who was gunned down in a parking lot as mourners poured out of a memorial service for her boyfriend last week. The hunt is on...

Social Services annex shut down amid threats

Wayne County Department of Social Services Annex on U.S. 117 North was shut down Friday after an anonymous phone call threatening child protective services employees was received at about 2 p.m. The threat came in the wake of a case...

Thousands turn out for N.C. Pickle Festival

MOUNT OLIVE -- A little embarrassed maybe, Riley Harbor denied that he had been waiting for the North Carolina Pickle Festival for almost a year, but his mom nodded her head, smiled and said that yes, he had. "We...

Landfill director Cook retiring May 1

For 19 years, Lloyd Cook has been surrounded by trash at work, but on Tuesday, he will be turning over the job of keeping Wayne County clean to someone else. Cook started as Wayne County's solid waste director in...

Grant will offer new anti-gang sentence

About two years ago, when she was assigned to the Lenoir County juvenile deliquency system, District Judge Beth Heath in the 8th Judicial District saw a problem -- more and more young people were becoming involved in gang activities....

Luncheon to raise money for girl campers

Six former Girl Scouts are conducting a fund drive to send 50 girls to camp this summer. A luncheon is set for May 9 at the Goldsboro Country Club to kick off the Send a Girl to Camp fundraiser, which...

Eastern Wayne senior headed to The Citadel

Jasmine McLamb of Goldsboro is the first to admit she might seem like an unlikely candidate for the Citadel. More of a free spirit, she has a penchant for fashion -- highlighted flowing curls and a tiny sparkling nose ring....

Seven Springs seeking vendors, re-enactors for Ole Timey Days

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Organizers for the seventh annual Ole Timey Days Festival are looking vendors and reenactors. The festival is set for June 9 and is being sponsored by the Seven Springs Ole Timey Days Festival Committee and the Seven...

Public record

Boy abducted A Rosewood Elementary School student was reported to have been abducted from his Austin Drive home in Princeton at about 3 p.m., Friday. He told deputies that he had just gotten home from school and was sitting in...