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Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Wayne County's 'most wanted'

Wayne County authorities said their "most wanted" drug offender is Richard Steven Stonerock, 54, whose last known address was on Bloomingfield Place in Goldsboro, the Sheriff's Office says.  The Sheriff's Office says Stonerock should be considered "armed and dangerous," authorities...

Region's leaders wary, but hopeful, about North Carolina economy

KINSTON -- If economic misery loves company then North Carolina's Eastern Region isn't alone. But the misery is not as bad here as it is in other regions, several speakers at a Monday conference at Lenoir Community College said....

Jail space limits drug arrests in county raid

The Sheriff's Office arrested 15 alleged drug offenders Monday morning -- people who would have probably been picked up earlier if not for an overcrowded jail. But authorities said court officials worked hard to keep the jail population at an...

Public record

Police still seek shooting suspect Goldsboro police are asking for the public's help for information in the shooting of Rakim Treme Boone, 20, shot while sitting in the parking lot of Creative Cuts on North George Street, police said. Boone...

Budget deficit will top list for state legislature

Faced with an estimated budget shortfall this year of nearly $3 billion -- and a much larger one expected next year -- local legislators acknowledge that their ability to address many of the region's needs will likely be limited....