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Thursday, August 27, 2009

Moonshine exhibit planned at Wayne County Museum

Whether you call it mountain dew, pop-skull, forty-rod or just plain old white lightning, moonshine and the people who made it are an indelible part of North Carolina's history, and now the Wayne County Museum is setting up a...

Mount Olive College sets sights on stopping H1N1 now

Mount Olive College officials weren't surprised over the weekend when they learned that samples from one of their students were being sent off for testing for the H1N1 virus. Jo Morgan, director of the Student Health Center, explained that...

916th troops deploy

Dozens of airmen from the 916th Air Refueling Wing walked the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base flight line this morning before boarding a KC-135R Stratotanker and beginning several-month tours in the Pacific and Middle East. And hundreds more from the...

Godette accepts plea deal: 42 years

An 18-year-old Elroy area man was sentenced Wednesday to more than 42 years in prison in Wayne County Superior Court for a violent crime spree in September 2007. Christin Ray Godette, who was 16 when he was accused of...

Miss Goldsboro Golf Tournament scheduled

The first annual Miss Goldsboro Scholarship Golf Tournament will be held on Thursday, Sept. 10, at the Lane Tree Golf Club. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Miss Goldsboro Scholarship Association, a preliminary to the Miss America Scholarship...

Public record

Home invasion A Holloman Lane home was invaded and robbed on Tuesday night just after 9 p.m., according to a Wayne County Sheriff's Office report. Osbeldo Velasquez, 38; Otonial Perez, 37; and six children aged 6 through 13 were the...