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Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Sweet treat by the seashore

Seven-year-old Lauren Lovic, left, and Averi King, 10, look at a gingerbread lighthouse that won first place in the Arts Council of Wayne County's gingerbread baking competition Monday evening. The contest was the second annual one held by the Arts...

Stoney Creek Park Alliance looking for private funds after council reject

The Goldsboro Recreation and Parks Advisory Committee approved a plan for Stoney Creek Park Tuesday -- a day after the City Council decided it would not seek grant money to help with the project. A public forum was held on...

Youth Summit planned for this Saturday in Goldsboro High School

Smart Choices for Youth and Wayne County Public Schools will team up this weekend to host the second annual "Youth Violence Awareness Summit," targeting gang and drug prevention. Saturday's event will be 9 a.m. until noon in Goldsboro High School...

Suspect in Iowa murders caught in Pikeville

PIKEVILLE -- Police in Iowa are still investigating the motivation of Iowa State University student and former Pikeville resident Atiba Spellman, 33, who is wanted in connection with the murder of a former live-in girlfriend and a man she...

LaGrange considering contract with Lenoir County sheriff

LAGRANGE -- Police officers met at the town's Railroad Street station Tuesday night, presumably to discuss the town's initial move to disband the Police Department and contract services with the Lenoir County Sheriff's Office. Town Manager John Craft said...

Man dies in shooting Tuesday in Mount Olive

A shooting at 126 Lee's Country Club Road in Mount Olive on Tuesday night left a Goldsboro man dead from gunshot wounds, and a suspect already in jail, the town's police chief said. Mount Olive police Chief Ralph Schroeder...

Task Force sets sights on safer holiday on roads

With the approaching festive holiday season, also renowned for increases in drinking and driving, one group hopes to become more proactive in preventive measures. The Substance Abuse Task Force, an arm of Wayne Action Teams for Community Health, or WATCH,...

Angels will fly in 2009

It's official -- the Navy's premier flight demonstration team is coming back to Wayne County. The 4th Fighter Wing confirmed Tuesday that the Blue Angels have been named a headliner for the 2009 Wings Over Wayne air show. The two-day...

Polar Express train ride will roll this weekend in Herman Park

The magic of the Polar Express is coming to Herman Park Dec. 12-14, courtesy of the Goldsboro Kiwanis Club and the Goldsboro High School Key Club. Kids from 1 to 92 are invited to take a trip to Santa's workshop...

Public record

Man reports assault, robbery John Gray of Indian Springs Road, Mount Olive, reported that three black males blocked the intersection of Stanley Chapel Church and Emmaus Church roads, hit him and robbed him on Monday, according to a Wayne...

Co-owner of troubled Kinston nightclub arrested

KINSTON -- A co-owner of a Kinston nightclub allegedly sold marijuana to undercover agents, and was arrested this weekend after being found at the home of a friend, authorities there say. Investigations Capt. Jim Oldenburg said the office had...