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Friday, March 12, 2010

Emergency call load increasing in county

With ambulance calls increasing steadily, Wayne County commissioners will be pondering over the next few months whether, and how, the county Emergency Medical System could be expanded. Commissioners will soon be looking over plans for 2010-11 budget that could...

Former Cherry worker acquitted

A jury found a former Cherry Hospital worker not guilty of a felony-level patient abuse and neglect charge on Thursday morning. James "Allan" Smith, 34, of U.S. 13, had been accused of playing a role in the beating of...

Three gang members caught in Grantham

Three admitted gang members wanted in Portsmouth, Va., were arrested after a tip that they were staying at a residence outside Goldsboro, a Wayne County Sheriff's Office detective said this morning. Shamouri Kwame Bibbins, 20, Elijah Majestic Svendsen, 19,...

City starts plans for proposed local produce gardening spot

Some wanted to implement garden projects in several at-risk communities across the city. Others envisioned a large, centralized grow spot for affordable produce. And a few simply wanted to build on efforts currently in progress at the Wayne County Public...

Three stores robbed at gunpoint Thursday

Three Goldsboro convenience stores were robbed at gunpoint on Thursday evening, city police said this morning. All three robberies involved black males unknown to the clerks who brandished handguns. Capt. Jeff Stewart said the first robbery took place at...

Miss Rosewood Pageant Saturday at WCC

The 2010 Miss Rosewood Scholarship Pageant will be held Saturday in the auditorium at Wayne Community College, with the show starting at 7 p.m. This year, there are nine contestants competing for the title that the current Miss Rosewood Meredith...

Public record

Convenience store burglary Authorities are looking for two white males who broke into Big Daddy's Gas & Grill on N.C. 222 East near Fremont, taking hundreds of dollars worth of tobacco products, according to a Wayne County Sheriff's Office report....

Wayne one of counties short staff on census

The local United States Census Office has announced there is a serious shortage of census workers in Wayne County. The census, ordered to be held every 10 years by the Constitution and first taken in 1790, will be conducted this...