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Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Man, 19, dies after shooting at store

Police are looking for a suspect and a motive in a shooting that took the life of a 19-year-old Maple Street man outside a city convenience store on Monday afternoon, police said. Stacey Lamar Edwards was killed after being...

As the shirts whiz by ...

The Job: Steamer, sorter The Company: UniFirst Corporation The Location: Goldsboro Dear Ricky, Sorry about your shirt. Sincerely, Laura "That'll be $20," said UniFirst plant manager John Gedeon after I ripped a hole in a shirt while trying to remove...

Inquiry comes in meth lab blast

Authorities are not ready to release the names of the suspects in a flash fire type explosion at an alleged meth lab near Cherry Hospital, the Wayne County Sheriff's Office methamphetamine specialist said late Monday. Cpl. Chris Peedin, who...

Habitat will sell bricks dedicated to those who serve

Just in time for Memorial Day, Habitat for Humanity of Goldsboro-Wayne unveiled its Build a Foundation program to honor or memorialize the dedication of local men and women. Over the next month, Habitat will sell memorial bricks with two-line spaces...

Honoring heroes

For much of Monday morning, Judith Olsen kept her face in her hands -- hiding swollen eyes and wet cheeks from the hundreds who turned out to honor the fallen at Wayne Community College. But when an image of a...

Residents enjoy day, remember sacrifices

The smell of fresh peaches filled the air as a steady stream of local residents visited the Country Fruit Stand No. 3 on Highway 117 in Pikeville Monday afternoon. The residents were buying last-minute items for their Memorial Day cookouts...

Special Olympics names award winners

Special Olympics Wayne County recently named its annual award winners. Shannon Moore was named male athlete of the year and Heather Pardue was named female athlete of the year, both for independents or agencies. In the same category for...

Public record

Fire investigation Wayne County Sheriff's Office detectives are looking into the cause of a Friday fire at 1552 Kelly Springs Road in Mount Olive, reports show. The home is owned by James Barwick, 48, and caused an estimated $15,000 worth...