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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Man pleads in April 2010 charges of dogfighting

A Duplin County man has pleaded guilty to federal dog-fighting charges after an undercover sheriff's investigator purchased a pit bull from him last year. Harry Louis Hargrove of 306 Buck Hill Road pleaded guilty Monday to selling, delivering, possessing,...

Woman is raped after she stops to help man

A 36-year-old Dudley man has been charged with kidnapping and raping a woman after she stopped to give him a ride early Monday off Bill Lane Boulevard. Bobby Ray Grady is being held in the Wayne County Jail under...

Rockets are home

Hailey Skocz stuck her tongue through the empty spaces left when baby teeth were finally lost and started laughing. Her eyes lit up when the "Tooth Fairy" was mentioned -- when her mother, Jennifer, talked about the toys left by...

Church to honor public servants Sunday

The month of March is Community Service Month and First Assembly of God, 3000 Old Summit Road, at 10 a.m., Sunday, will honor people in public service in Goldsboro, including the Goldsboro Police Department, Goldsboro Fire Department, Goldsboro City...

Star gazing

County will lose funds it did not spend

Wayne County stands to lose slightly more than $1 million in annual 911 revenues, not because it has spent too much, but because it did not spend enough money to satisfy the state -- something County Manager Lee Smith said...

Battle of the Books competition to be held Thursday

Middle school students around the county will test their reading skills on Thursday, as Wayne County Public Schools hosts its 25th annual Battle of the Books competition. The quiz bowl-like event pits teams against each other as rounds of questions...

Welcome Home

Service members returned home late Tuesday night to Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. Several hundred friends and family members were on hand to greet the men and women returning from Afghanistan....