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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Pikeville considers dropping police

PIKEVILLE -- Pikeville residents and town officials have started discussions about the possibility of disbanding the town's police department and contracting with the Wayne County Sheriff's Office for protection. An open meeting at the Pikeville Community Center on Monday...

More of 336th returns home

Capt. Nick Graham and his wife, Amy, hold their son Kellen's hands as they walk away from the officer's F-15E Strike Eagle Monday afternoon. Graham, a member of the 336th Fighter Squadron, was among the final air crews to...

Neighborhood shooting ends in drug arrests

Three people were charged by Goldsboro police Monday following a shooting on the 1700 block of Maple Street about 3:30 p.m. Police responded to a shooting call and found Joel Devon Artis standing next to his car. Artis, 35,...

County clerk honored by state organization

Marcia Wilson, the clerk to the Wayne County Board of Commissioners for the past 20 years, was presented Monday with the Howard Holly Outstanding Clerk Award in "recognition of accomplishments superior to accepted standards and distinguished continuing contributions to county...

Governor makes stop to discuss education

KINSTON -- Gov. Beverly Perdue was in Lenoir County on Monday as part of her statewide tour to promote job creation and education protection as the General Assembly prepares its 2011-12 budget. After touring West Pharmaceuticals, a business near...