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Friday, November 5, 2010

One found dead along highway

Richard Leon Cook, 53, was found dead in the median of U.S. 70 early this morning, the victim, authorities believe, of a hit-and-run accident. Cook's body was discovered near the U.S. 70 and Community Drive intersection about seven miles...

Two caught in failed home invasion

With the help of a series of phone calls from area residents, the Wayne County Sheriff's Office arrested two men Wednesday following a home invasion and armed robbery. According to a report, at about 12:50 p.m. Wednesday, several calls...

Chamber tries to recruit dancers to become stars

Two by two Thursday evening, instructors from Top Hat Ballroom Dance Studio of Goldsboro demonstrated possible options for potential dancers in the upcoming Dancing with the Wayne County Stars gala event -- the mambo, rumba and disco among them. Seated...

Economic developer named BPW Career Woman of the Year

MOUNT OLIVE -- Joanna Helms said she is used to being the person handing out the awards, not the person receiving one. Thursday night she was honored as the Wayne-Duplin Business and Professional Women's Club's Career Woman of the...

DOT schedules 'listening sessions'

One of four public "listening sessions" scheduled by the N.C. Department of Transportation will be held Wednesday, Nov. 10, at 9 a.m. at the Global TransPark Center Training Facility auditorium at Kinston. The meetings, to be held across the...

Public record

Armed robbery at Hasty Mart Hasty Mart, located at 113 Millers Chapel Road, was the victim of an armed robbery Tuesday at about 11:30 p.m. The suspects are two black males. One suspect was wearing a jacket with the letters...

Keeping Post 215 thriving for his heroes

A younger William Johnson was often asked about a house in Goldsboro -- a place where "many a man met a good wife," where dancing was done in shifts because the crowds were simply too big for everybody to be...

Hit and run victim found on U.S. 70

Richard Leon Cook, 53, of Jackson Springs, was found dead this morning in the median of U.S. 70 West near its intersection with Community Drive, the victim, authorities believe, of a hit-and-run accident. Cook's body was found about 7:30 a.m.,...