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Friday, July 10, 2009

Arrests made in theft ring at local Target

A new law that took effect in 2007 means a Selma man and his alleged accomplice might face felony charges for a series of thefts from Target on Sunburst Drive, police said. Organized retail theft, a Class H felony, is...

Awww shucks

Ronnie Kearney, left, and his son-in-law Kim Gray shuck corn with Ronnie's wife, Joan, and Kim's wife, Rhonda, not pictured, in their driveway on Mark Edwards Road Thursday afternoon. They plan to freeze the shucked corn they harvested from the...

Residents question plans for roadway

Residents living along what has been identified as the preferred route for a new U.S. 117 South Thursday night renewed their displeasure over what they said was an initial lack of information some seven years ago when the proposed route...

Fourth arrest made in Hampton robbery

Police made a fourth arrest Thursday in the June shooting of two clerks at the Hampton Inn on Wayne Memorial Drive, an investigator said. Blake Shane Taylor, 22, of Evergreen Avenue, was charged with attempted robbery with a firearm and...

Fire ruled accidental

Goldsboro police say a "suspicious fire" at a mini-storage business has been ruled accidental. Goldsboro police spokesman Sgt. Chad Calloway said that after an investigation into the Monday afternoon fire, investigators determined a punctured battery was to blame. "A battery...

Suspect in churches' AC thefts arrested

Authorities allege a Grantham man is responsible for five thefts of air conditioners from churches in the southern end of Wayne County, authorities said. Dustin Shane Holland, 29, of U.S. 13 South, faces six counts each of felony-level larceny,...

Looking for Goldsboro's first-ever Junior Miss

Wayne County could benefit from a Junior Miss program, says a transplanted military wife and previous title winner. Casey Chudy was Junior Miss for Barren County, Ky., in 1999. The program meant so much to her that she worked to...