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Friday, September 17, 2010

Reuel sells division to Balfour

An operation specializing in power systems and components for the mass transit industry that got its start 20 years ago in Mount Olive has become a division of an international engineering and infrastructure company. Balfour Beatty Rail Inc., an industry-leading...

Program offers students chance to register to have a say Nov. 2

As election season looms, the Wayne County Board of Elections has expanded its efforts by promoting voter awareness through area schools. Voter registration and pre-registration events such as Constitution Day -- today marks the 223rd anniversary of signing of the...

Highway patrol changes chase policy

North Carolina Highway Patrol officials have made a change to the patrol's chase policy -- in the wake of several accidents and liability concerns. According to First Sgt. G.L. Burton, troopers will no longer take over vehicle chases that originate...

Volunteer wanted for thefts at school

A former Wayne County school volunteer is wanted on felony warrants, according to a report from the Wayne County Sheriff's Office. Glen-wood Earl Burden Jr., 38, is wanted for felony breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering and possession...

Goldsboro police arrest two for attempted murder

Two suspects in connection with an Aug. 26 shooting have been arrested. Kelvin James, 21, Pittman Street, and Trevis Kinsey, 21, Fussel Street, were arrested Wednesday and charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury with intent...

Book to set record straight for 'Sgt. Smack'

Goldsboro native and former armed forces member Leslie "Ike" Atkinson was convicted of drug trafficking in the Vietnam era -- and now, the 84-year-old drug "kingpin" is telling the story of how he brought a reported $400 million in heroin...