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Sunday, December 23, 2007

Armed robbery suspects nabbed

Two Edgerton Street residents have been arrested and two more Wayne County men are still at large and wanted in connection with several armed robberies that have occurred in Goldsboro over the past seven months. Tyrone Riley Jr. and Robert...

Learning how to live again as a free man

Dwayne Dail will spend his first Christmas outside of a jail cell in 18 years without the cloud of a lawsuit hanging over his head. The mother of his son, Lorraine Michaels, agreed Friday to drop a lawsuit seeking compensation...

Car wash water use gets look

As the city of Goldsboro prepares to finish sending out December water bills, some city commercial car washes might have slightly higher charges than normal as a provision of the Mandatory Conservation Phase III ordinance begins to be implemented. Included...

Firefighters spend their morning sharing Christmas with children

Danny Edwards wore a smile into the Rosewood-area Wal-Mart early Saturday afternoon. With 7-year-old Kejuan by his side, the Mar-Mac Volunteer Fire Department lieutenant said there was something special about giving back to the community -- to children who might...

Farmers could get federal aid for drought, freeze losses

With Wayne County farmers experiencing about $35 million in lost potential profits due to the drought and Easter freeze this year, the news that Congress is likely to approve a $600 million drought relief measure before Christmas is extremely welcome....

Snow? Some kindergarteners think so

Be prepared to wax the sleds and dig out the snowsuits, hats and gloves. Snow is coming back to Wayne County this year. At least, that is what the junior forecasters in a kindergarten class at Tommy's Road Elementary School...

Holiday pet precautions

From Wayne County Animal Control Christmas is a wonderful time of year. But make sure it's a wonderful time for your pets, as well. The decorations, food, and festivities can add up to disaster for your companion animal. The American...

Waste Industries holiday schedule

Waste Industries will run a normal schedule around Wayne County on Monday, Dec. 24. The Christmas Day, Wednesday and Thursday trash collections will operate on a one-day delay. The schedule will return to normal on Friday. The same schedule will...

Public record

Handgun stolen James Edward Hill told Goldsboro police that someone broke into his vehicle Friday while it was parked on Herman Street and stole a semi-automatic handgun. Store robbed Employees at Basix on Berkeley Boulevard told Goldsboro police on Friday...

Civil War historian to speak

NEW BERN -- Nationally-recognized Civil War historian Ed Bearss will share his flair for entertaining and educating the public at an upcoming lecture entitled "North Carolina and the First Day of Gettysburg," at 2 p.m. on Jan.13, at the Masonic...