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Wednesday, March 3, 2010

She couldn't wait, even for the snow

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Little Samantha Serrano was not waiting for anyone -- not even Jack Frost. Her mother, Crystal, had kind of hoped she would have waited to make her debut at least until she got to a hospital....

County seeks justice grant from state

Wayne County will apply for a $116,000 state Criminal Justice Partnership Program for the Day Reporting Center's Sentenced Offender Program. The application was approved by county commissioners Tuesday morning after Day Reporting Center Director Theresa Barrett told them that...

Fremont teaches energy savings

More than 40 Fremont residents attended the town's energy saving class Tuesday night. A representative from ElectriCities, Brian McGinn spoke for about 40 minutes on ways to save energy. "The rates, we can't do anything about the rates, but we...

Man, 62, facing sexual assault charges

A Goldsboro man faces felony charges for four alleged statutory sex offenses with a 14-year-old Pender County boy, authorities said. Henry Allen Sills, 62, of Vance Drive, was initially jailed under an $800,000 bond after being arrested on Jan....

Three arrests made in mystery man murder

Mount Olive police arrested three men in connection with the fatal wounding of a Mount Olive man known as "Arturo." Demario Montrell Leach, 21, and Demontae Antwan Leach, 26, of Mount Olive were arrested Tuesday around 6:30 p.m. and...

Wintery wonderland ... still

Drivers were filling up early today at the Handy Mart on North Breazeale Avenue in Mount Olive during the snowstorm that swept across the county and most of the state. The National Weather Service later this morning dropped its winter...

Weaving students

Rosewood Elementary fifth-grade students Aaliyah Williams, left, 11, and Kathleen Allen, 10, weave on their homemade "looms" during Merle Elam's art class. The school hosted artist-in-residence Victoria Sowers of "Sandy Creek Weavers," who worked with fifth-grade art classes last week....

Miss Eastern Wayne

Lauren Richards, center, was crowned Miss Eastern Wayne 2010 on Feb. 26, and ambassador for raising the most money for the event. In addition to the crown, she also received a $2,000 scholarship. Also pictured from left are Adea...

'Fury'ously raising $

Airiel Down performs at the Paramount Theater in Goldsboro to raise money  for the North Carolina Electric Wheelchair Hockey Association. All the money from the show's performance will support the Carolina Fury. The North Carolina Electric Wheelchair Hockey Association gives...

Partnership book-bag program looking for help with donations

There is nothing like watching a child's eyes light up on kindergarten registration day, when he is handed a bright blue book bag filled with books and school supplies. "It's a tangible thing for the kids to know that...

Three die in crashes across county

Three people died in three separate accidents near Goldsboro, Dudley and Faison between 4 and 11 p.m. Tuesday, authorities said. The first accident was on Wayne Memorial Drive, north of Tommy's Road, to which authorities responded after an emergency...

Several Duplin races expected to be tight

The deadline passed Friday for filing to run in the 2010 elections, with some Duplin County races hotly contested while others offer only one candidate for an office. Duplin County incumbent Commissioner Harold Raynor will face Ronnie Kennedy Jr....

Ministers meet

The 36th Annual Black Ministers Retreat for the National Convocation of the Christian Church Disciples of Christ will be held today at Rebuilding Broken Places at 2105 N. William St., starting at 3 p.m. The event has brought in more...