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Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Heat attack

Ice cream man Ed Rose sells ice cream to pool goers during a 90-degree-plus day outside of the city-owned pool in Peacock Park. With the next week seeing 100-degree-plus weather, Rose is expecting to see flocks of people visiting his...

Forum planned on health reform

The public is invited to weigh in on the health care reform plan later this month, when Wayne Community College and the Health Department host a free forum at the college. The presentation will examine how the reform passed by...

Crowded jail still concern in county

Half of North Carolina's county jails were at more than 100 percent capacity at some point in recent months, according to a survey by the state Association of County Commissioners. Wayne County's lockup was among those overcrowded detention centers....

Sheriff says local riders not part of 'outlaws'

The local Ghost Riders motorcycle club is not one of the "one percent" of motorcycle groups considered to be outlaw biker gangs, Wayne County Sheriff Carey Winders said. Winders made his comments last week after club members and other...

Goldsboro police investigate July 4 sexual assault

Goldsboro police were still investigating a sexual assault that reportedly took place the evening of July 4, a spokesman said. Police Sgt. Chad Calloway said that a woman was reportedly assaulted by a an acquaintance at her Tanglewood Trail...

Church builds, dedicates park to four lost in fireworks accident

A year after a fireworks explosion on Ocracoke Island claimed the lives of four church members, The Lord's Table has dedicated a park and playground in their memory. Sunday morning's worship service was abbreviated, marking the somber anniversary. After several...