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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Wilson man charged with Wayne sex offenses

Ernie Lee Warrick, 29, has been charged with six counts of sexual offenses toward a 9-year-old girl. The Wayne County Sheriff's Office charged Warrick, of Wilson, on Feb. 18, after the Wilson County Sheriff's Office informed the agency of...

A witness to history

"Don't let go of your dreams," the Rev. Samuel "Billy" Kyles, a leader in the Civil Rights Movement and one of the last living witnesses to the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., told a gathering Monday at...

Group to focus on city's black youths

Not long after Mayor Al King granted an interview during which he unwrapped what he sees as the problems facing young black males in Goldsboro and surrounding areas, Tanyetta Strickland Sutton made a decision. "Let's come up with a solution....

Murder suspect arrested at Cherry

A Greenville man was arrested for murder Monday after being picked up at Cherry Hospital. Sgt. J. Carlton Williams, public information officer for the Greenville Police Department, explained that Greenville police traveled to Goldsboro Monday to pick up Kevin...

HazMat team clears meth sites

MOUNT OLIVE -- It looked like the kind of trash commonly found along Wayne County roads -- plastic bags and discarded metal cans. But the discarded items found Monday on N.C. 55 West at Thunder Swamp Bridge could have been...

Inmate faces murder charge in state prison guard's death

Chardan Whitehead, 24, of Edgecombe County, has been charged with murder in connection with the death of a Neuse Correctional Institution officer. Whitehead was arrested just five days after being released from the Edgecombe County Jail. He is charged...

Highway Patrol involved in accident

A state Highway Patrol vehicle was involved in an accident Sunday afternoon at 1:33 in the intersection of U.S. 13 North and U.S. 117 South. Neither Trooper N.J. Talley or the driver of the other vehicle, Marcus LaMont Barbour,...

Lewis not guilty of attempted murder

A jury reached a verdict Monday in Wayne County Superior Court in the attempted murder trial of Mack Recardo Lewis. He was found not guilty of trying to kill his former girlfriend but was found guilty of assault with a...

No change in airman's condition

A 4th Fighter Wing airman remained in critical condition this morning after a shooting at his home late Friday afternoon, a Pitt Memorial Hospital spokesman confirmed just before press time. Cody Hendrickson, a 23-year-old member of the wing's Component Maintenance...