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Monday, March 28, 2011

Police respond to afternoon shooting

Members of the Goldsboro Police Department responded to a reported shooting on Jefferson Street not far from Edgewood Community Development School at about 3:25 p.m. Monday -- one that landed two men and one woman in handcuffs and sent another...

Sheriff's Office veterans retire

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office recently lost nearly a century of service as five career lawman recently retired. The group represented a combined 99 years of experience with the Sheriff's Office alone and more than 180 years total in...

'Leatherheads' raise over $20,000 for cancer fight

More than $20,000 was raised for children's cancer research Saturday night as nearly a hundred people shaved their heads in an auction-style event held at a bustling Flying Shamrock on John Street. The Fraternal Order Of Leatherheads (F.O.O.L.S.) teamed...

Dancing trophies awarded

The first annual Dancing Stars of Wayne County event was a rousing success, even before all the trophies were handed out, said Dr. Debbie Grady, who introduced the concept more than a year ago. With 26 contestants and countless hours...

Bank robber get 16 years in prison

RALEIGH -- A Pikeville man has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for robbing the Heritage Bank in Fremont last year. Clifton Earl Johnson, 59, was sentenced in federal court to 16 years in prison, U.S. Attorney George...

Public record

Booze It Lose It On Friday, 37 law enforcement officers from the Goldsboro Police Department A Shift, B Shift, C Shift, Wayne County Sheriff's Office and the N.C. HIghway Patrol conducted a joint "Booze It Lose It" checkpoint at the...

Deadline for vendors to sign up for Pickle Festival is Friday

MOUNT OLIVE -- Friday is deadline for vendors to register for the 25th annual N.C. Pickle Festival be held April 28 through May 1 without having to pay a $75 late fee It is also the deadline for sponsorships...

De-annexation bills pushing moratorium debate

The controversies surrounding the Phase XI de-annexation House bill may have contributed momentum to another bill still in committee at the N.C. House of Representatives. House Bill 9, a bill that would place a statewide moratorium on involuntary annexations,...