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Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Pikeville store hit; robberies might be linked

PIKEVILLE -- Pikeville police responded to an armed robbery call Sunday night at the Dollar General in town. According to Police Chief Pascal Tucker, three men entered the store between 8:15 and 8:30 p.m. and demanded an employee go...

Contractors donate prep for Kitty Askins project

Chuck Allen remembers the first time he walked through Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was there to visit Hal Plonk, who served as Goldsboro's mayor for 22 years until his death in December 2001. "When you need this place ......

Court blocks release -- Kinston man's murderer among those on list

A Goldsboro man convicted in the 1975 shooting of a Kinston man came within an hour of being released Monday -- after a court decision challenging his life sentence. Alford Jones, who was convicted of shooting insurance salesman William B....

Couple found dead in Goldsboro motel

Two hotel workers were found dead in their hotel room at America's Best Value Inn on U.S. 70 Bypass East on Monday morning, both victims of an apparent homicide. Suryakant Patel, 65, and his wife, Bhavanaben Patel, 61, were...

Public record

Church 'ransacked' Goldsboro police say St. Luke United Methodist Church on East Pine Street was reportedly broken into through a side door sometime over the weekend, and at least one office was ransacked. An office door was forced open after...

B&G Club to hold LISTENing Party Wednesday

The Boys & Girls Club of Wayne County will be one of the sites for an educational campaign launched by comedian Bill Cosby, with a LISTENing Party planned for youths this week. The comedian/educator's latest CD Project, "Bill Cosby...