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Wednesday, March 12, 2008

BREAKING NEWS - Second suspect charged, is still at large

Chapel Hill Police Chief Brian Curran announced this afternoon that they have charged two suspects with first-degree murder in the killing of University of North Carolina student president Eve Carson. One, 21-year-old Demario James Atwater was arrested by Durham...

BREAKING NEWS - Authorities charge suspect in UNC slaying

Authorities have charged a suspect in the killing of University of North Carolina student president Eve Carson. According to documents filed at the Orange County Courthouse today, Demario James Atwater has been charged with murder in connection to the...

Prince Harry learns why 4th is first

A call comes in from somewhere in the desert. A Joint Tactical Air Controller on the ground in Afghanistan's Helmand province needs air support. He and his comrades are taking fire from a trench line. * Hundreds of miles away,...

Sheriff raids illegal lottery in Mount Olive

MOUNT OLIVE -- Duplin County Sheriff officers and other investigators descended Murphy's Place on Center Street in Mount Olive and the home of the bar's owner Tuesday, searching for evidence of an illegal lottery ring. But the restaurant and bar...

Easley outlines water use proposals

If North Carolina is going to avoid future water shortages, leaders need more power to regulate water use in communities and more attention needs to be paid to conservation and to the condition of water systems throughout the state, Gov....

Remembering the Ehime Maru

MOUNT OLIVE -- Scott Waddle's career in the Navy went down with the Ehime Maru. The nine who perished aboard that Japanese fishing vessel took a piece of the commander with them. It was Feb. 9, 2001. Until that day,...

Group will offer help for new mothers battling depression

Melissa Harrell of the Goldsboro Counseling Center knows what it is like to deal with postpartum depression. A mother of three herself, she, too, has battled with the mixed emotions that go along with the birth of a child for...

Public record

Stolen gun turns up Carroll Ingram of King Road, Grantham asked a Goldsboro police officer to check the serial number on a Ruger 9mm semi-automatic handgun and the weapon came up stolen, police said. Goldsboro police found the gun to...

Youth hunter safety tournament March 15

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will a district Youth Hunter Safety Tournament March 15 at Camp Tuscarora near Bentonville. The event is one of nine planned across the state, paving the way to the annual state championship in April. Team...

Junior step show March 29

KENANSVILLE -- The Chi Iota Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority will hold its 5th Annual Junior Step Show on Saturday, March 29 at 6 p.m. at Kenan Memorial Auditorium in Kenansville. Proceeds from the event will be used...

Sleeping Beauty will be the first ballet performance at Paramount

The Goldsboro Ballet will perform the Sleeping Beauty Ballet this weekend in the new Paramount Theatre on Center Stret. The ballet is selling tickets now through Friday at the Community Arts Council on Ash Street from 9-5 pm. Tickets are...

Shelter sponsoring play March 15

KENANSVILLE -- Sarah's Refuge is sponsoring a play on March 15 at 5 p.m. at Kenan Auditorium at 427 Main Street in Kenansville. For more information, call 910-293-3467. Sarah's Refuge is a non-profit shelter for battered and abused women....

Parks adjust closing times

RALEIGH -- State parks will take advantage of a change in daylight-saving time by extending their operating hours in the spring and fall. Beginning this month, state parks and state recreation areas routinely will close no earlier than 8 p.m....