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Friday, February 12, 2010

Get your bread now. Snow's coming.

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for the Wayne County area for this afternoon through Saturday morning in advance of a storm that could cover the area with up to 3 inches of snow. It...

Cookies are in

Brittany Parent works on putting Girl Scout cookie orders together Thursday afternoon at the Presbyterian Church in Mount Olive. She, along with other Girl Scouts, sold more than 22,000 boxes of cookies....

Be her valentine

Carver Elementary School first-graders Emanuel Applins, left, and Iyanah Randolph works on their valentine's cards Thursday afternoon. Kids were making cards for their bus drivers and parents. Schools marked Valentine's Day today -- even though the actual celebration day is...

Officials put stop to local cocaine operation

NEWTON GROVE -- During the peak operations of a drug smuggling ring, between 20 and 30 kilograms of cocaine per month provided by a Mexican cartel were being transported through Hispanic specialty store Tienda Avilez in Newton Grove on...

Daughter arrested for mother's injury

The daughter of a disabled Goldsboro woman whose toes were reportedly chewed off by puppies has been charged with abuse of a disabled adult, police said. According to a Goldsboro police report, Sandra Monroe, 52, of Central Heights Road,...

Public record

Assault with deadly weapon An 18-year-old pregnant woman was severely injured by her boyfriend after he hit her in the face with a gun early on Thursday morning, according to a Wayne County Sheriff's Office report. Tonniqua Shanquell Baker, of...

Albertson Ruritans plan day of fun for dogs, humans alike

ALBERTSON -- The Albertson community will celebrate a tradition on Saturday that dates back to the 1940s -- the George Washington Day Fox Hunt. The actual hunt was abandoned years ago. Today the event is a field trial for...

Council continues planning session

Members of the Goldsboro City Council adjourned their annual retreat a day earlier than expected after they breezed through what remained of an agenda that covered everything from the latest update on potential construction of a new recreation center to...

Friday games called off due to weather

Threat of winter weather has resulted in the cancellation of all Wayne County athletic competitions scheduled for this evening. All Duplin County athletic competitions and other school activities scheduled for tonight and Saturday have also been canceled....