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Thursday, January 20, 2011

Interim police chief is named

Despite the fact that Goldsboro police Chief Tim Bell will not relinquish his role until his Feb. 28 retirement, the city of Goldsboro has a temporary chief waiting in the wings. Maj. Jeff Stewart has been named interim chief, City...

Fremont offers free class on energy use

FREMONT -- Residents will have the opportunity tonight to learn about ways to save energy and to reduce their electric bills. It is the third consecutive year that the town and ElectriCities have sponsored the free evening energy audit class....

Murder trial continues in county

Testimony continues today in the trial of a Wayne County man charged in connection with a September 2007 murder in Mount Olive. Winsor Ingram, who turns 24 years old today, is on trial for first-degree murder in connection with...

Republicans promise look at spending, cuts in 2011

Faced with a $3.7 billion shortfall and with a determination that there will be "no sacred cows" in the state's 2011 biennium budget, Wayne County's Republican legislators nonetheless say they are looking forward to the start of the session...

Praying for their little miracle

Most days, Abby Keen is content to come home from school and cuddle with her miniature dapple dachshund Oakley. The puppy has become a confidante of sorts for the 14-year-old who until last year was an active, energetic dancer, cheerleader...

Arts Festival winners named

Winners in the Junior Woman's Club's Arts Festival at the Arts Council are listed below. Winners in the elementary category were: * Visual arts, oils -- Josh Koshkin, first, Wayne Montessori; Sahil Hogarty, second, Wayne Montessori; and Megan Kane, third,...

Public record

Restaurant robbed Los Fogones, the Peruvian barbecue eatery on South Berkeley Boulevard, was broken into early Wednesday. An unknown person broke the window with a prying tool and entered, according to the report. The subject(s) are reported to have ransacked...