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Friday, September 3, 2010

Hedges locks in to raise money for Purrrfect Friends

Tammie Hedges of Purrrfect Friends Cat Rescue and Adoption cuddles with a kitty after being locked in a cage Friday in front of Tractor Supply on Cashwell Drive in Goldsboro. Ms. Hedges is raising money for the feline rescue and...

Last jam of the season

Gene and MaryKay Cox dance along with other couples to the music of The Legends of Beach at downtown Goldsboro's last Center Street Jam of the summer. The Legends of Beach were a part of the eight-band series that began...

Shooting suspect sought

MOUNT OLIVE -- Ramil Marque Council, 17, is being sought by Mount Olive police in connection with a shooting and robbery that occurred Aug. 28. Council, who is known to frequent the Dudley and Mount Olive areas, should be...

MOC named among military-friendly by national magazine

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive College was among 33 North Carolina colleges and universities named this week to a 2010-11 list of military-friendly schools. G.I. Jobs magazine honors each year the top 15 percent of schools that make an extra...

County's officers will be on lookout for violators on Labor Day travel weekend

In an effort to reduce drunken driving, speeding and traffic accidents over the Labor Day weekend, area law enforcement officers are increasing the number of patrols and checkpoints. State Highway Patrol First Sgt. G.L. Burton said his office plans to...

Men sought for Aug. 26 attempted murder in city

Investigators with the Goldsboro Police Department are looking for two men in connection with a shooting that is being considered attempted murder. On Aug. 26 around 7:40 p.m. Shonshi Chavez and Marcus Johnson were riding in a vehicle in...

Feds say 'no' to city's bid for grant

The city of Goldsboro's pre-application for federal funds to pay the cost of realigning Central Heights Road at Royall Avenue has been rejected -- not because the project costs too much, but because its total cost of $8 million...

Hunting season starts

Dove hunting season begins Saturday. Wayne County Sheriff Carey Winders advises county residents they may hear an increase of gun shots starting Saturday with the start of dove hunting season. "Typically the Sheriff's Office gets a lot more shots...