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Thursday, July 7, 2011

County to look at capital projects

Wayne County's proposed $255.6 million capital improvement plan spreads a variety of projects ranging in cost from a few hundred thousand dollars to $72 million over a five-year period from 2012 to 2016. However, County Manager Lee Smith has warned...

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Man shot, wounded The Wayne County Sheriff's Office responded to an alleged shooting Wednesday around 9:45 p.m. in the 100 block of Pinehill Road in Dudley. Marlow Eugene Holmes, 36, of East Holly Street, was taken to Wayne Memorial Hospital...

Third arrest made in May 22 shooting

The Goldsboro Police Department made a third and final arrest in a shooting at 404-C N. George St. that sent six young people to the hospital in the early hours of May 22. The latest person arrested in the...

Financial challenges plague MERCI Center

Although volunteers at the Marion Edwards Recovery Center Initiatives in Rosewood said the center's Footprints summer camp is bigger and better than ever, MERCI's financial hardships have become too much to ignore. After almost 11 years of mission work...

Accused takes plea in child sex case

After rejecting a plea deal on Tuesday afternoon, David Arron Roberts, 32, accepted the same offer Wednesday morning that included his admission to one count of first-degree sex offense against a 5-year-old girl. Presiding Resident Superior Court Judge Jay...

Summer program offers food for local children

A growing number of children are qualifying for free or reduced school meals in schools. But what about when school is out for the summer? The federally funded Summer Food Service Program is again offering nutritious meals and snacks for...