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Thursday, June 11, 2009

Two shot at local hotel

Goldsboro Police are investigating a double-shooting that occurred around 11 a.m. at Hampton Inn on Spence Avenue. According to police, Stephen King and Amanda Justice were both transported to Wayne Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Stephen King was shot...

County will freeze budget for 2009-10

Wayne County's $157 million "standstill" budget will be frozen as soon as it goes into effect July 1, commissioners were told Wednesday morning. "Our fear is, which is why I said starting on July 1 there is a freeze,...

Bypass moves ahead

Tommy's Road between U.S. 117 Business and Patetown Road at Howell Branch will be cut Monday and permanently closed by work on the U.S. 70 Bypass. In addition, motorists on North Wayne Memorial Drive can expect to encounter a...

Seymour Johnson AFB pilot picked for team

A 4th Fighter Wing officer has been selected to fly with one of the most storied flight demonstration teams in the world. Capt. Chad Shenk was announced Wednesday as an incoming officer for the Air Force Thunderbirds. Shenk, who will...

Two shot at hotel

Goldsboro police are investigating a double shooting that occurred around 11 a.m. Thursday at the Hampton Inn on Spence Avenue. According to the fire department, a man and woman were both shot by a gunman who entered the hotel. The...

Second suspect arrested in Goldsboro murder

The second suspect in the February shooting death of Barbara Ann Bandy has turned himself in, according to Goldsboro police. John Oscar Mumford, 29, of Whitted Court, was being held without privilege of bond on one open count of...

No death penalty for two Mount Olive murders

The state will not seek the death penalty in two Mount Olive murder cases. Michael Lee Shipman, 26, accused of the murder of Javonnie Langston, 33, of North Carolina Street, will not face the death penalty, court records show. Neither...

Trade show links local businesses with base

Lionel Sutton wants to sell more shoes. As owner of Sutton Safety Shoes, he's looking to make some contacts within Seymour Johnson Air Force Base and the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce is hoping to help him. In an effort...

Public record

Stolen boat motor James Daniells of Claybrook Drive reported a 15-horsepower outboard motor stolen from behind 415 Royall Ave., police said. The motor is valued at $1,000. Juveniles charged Police accuse four juveniles of three reported break-ins on Mimosa...

Patrol seeks hit-and-run driver

The Highway Patrol was still looking for an unknown man involved in a Sunday hit-and-run accident that severely injured a Church of God Road moped driver. According to an accident report, the unknown driver and moped driver Michael Paul Grady,...

Native American heritage center planned

If a local Native American's plan comes to fruition, Wayne County might one day be defined, in part, by an igloo, wigwam and turtle garden. Goldsboro resident Dreamweaver believes eastern North Carolina needs an Eastern Woodland Indian market -- one...