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Friday, April 22, 2011

Three men sought in scams

Warrants have been issued by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office for three men believed to have been involved a vinyl siding scam. A videotape of the men at the home of an 86-year-old woman has been circulating and lawmen said...

Wayne County Schools announces district's 2011 Volunteer of the Year

Jerome Tan sat quietly and politely as Wayne County Public Schools' Superintendent Steve Taylor prepared Thursday afternoon to introduce the district's volunteer of the year. He had already received his plaque for the individual honor at North Drive Elementary School...

Rosewood honors military children

Lt. Col. Ron Stallings may have been decorated with some of the Army's highest awards, including the Bronze Star and numerous commendations, but as a father he is also keenly aware of the effects that deployments and multiples moves can...

Charges added in credit card fraud case

The three people charged earlier his month for credit card fraud have been charged with more offenses by Goldsboro police. Joanta Scarlett, 22, Duane Anderson, 21, and Anessa Niranjan, 18, all from out of state and, at times, working...

Public record

Reward offered The U.S. Postal Service is putting up a reward of up to $25,000 following an attempted armed robbery and a armed robbery of a Wayne County postal carrier. The same carrier was involved in both incidences that occurred...

Woman wins $50,000 in lottery

ShaQuanya Hutcherson became Goldsboro's newest big winner in the North Carolina Education Lottery when she claimed her $50,000 prize from playing "Jumbo Bucks," an instant scratch-off game. The area's big winner remains David Gurley who claimed $129,902 when he matched...

LaGrange native is Meredith president

After an "exhaustive, deliberate and inclusive" nationwide search for the next president of Meredith College, the choice came down to a LaGrange native and alumna of the college. Officials earlier this week named Dr. Jo Allen, 53, the eighth president...

Host families sought for foreign students

STS Foundation, a non-profit student exchange organization based in Scottsdale, Ariz., is looking for families in the Goldsboro area to host international high school exchange students who would like to study here during the 2011-2012 school year. The program is...