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Thursday, June 25, 2009

Dudley man sought in October murder

Goldsboro police are searching for a Dudley man accused of a murder that happened on Franklin Street in October. James Sanders, 36, whose last known address was Brewington Drive in Dudley, is currently the only suspect wanted by police...

Pikeville's budget gets OK from board

Pikeville residents can expect to see higher electric rates beginning in July. Following Tuesday night's public hearing on the 2009-10 budget, town commissioners approved the budget by a 3-1 vote, with board member Edith McClenny dissenting. The new budget...

Ice cold cool-down

This week's heat has Wayne County residents looking for any way they can to cool off. Robert McCarty, his daughter Shaily, left, 11, and Ashley Marriner, 10, took time Wednesday to enjoy some Hawaiian shaved ice at a stand on...

Man, 42, charged with rape of teen

A 42-year-old East Holly Street man is accused of multiple counts of statutory rape of a child between the ages of 13 and 15, and also of providing the victim with narcotics. Quadius Nathaniel Gaines, who is also known...

Memory Walk meeting July 1

The committee for the upcoming Alzheimer's Memory Walk will meet July 1 at noon at Sterling House on Berkeley Boulevard. Anyone who is interested in volunteering with the walk, or anyone who would like to form a team and walk,...

MDA 'lockup' fundraiser today

The Muscular Dystrophy Association will sponsor a "lockup" of local business and community leaders today to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Foundation. The event will start at 9 a.m. and run until 4 p.m. The "lockup" will be at...

Senior center open

Are you a senior citizen tired of sitting around in the heat? Then the Wayne County Senior Center at 100 S. John St., may be the answer. Air-conditioned and open to all county residents 60 and older, the Senior Center...

Officials: Move OK for Black, but not less time

Wayne County's legislators didn't have much to say this week about the efforts to affect the prison sentence of former House speaker Jim Black, but none was opposed to the prospect of him being moved closer to home. Black,...