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Monday, August 8, 2011

Silver Alert issued for Mount Olive man

Mount Olive police have issued a statewide Silver Alert for a missing 44-year old who is believed to be suffering from dementia. Richard Murphy of Mount Olive is described as a white man, 6 feet tall and weighing 200...

Tornado hits part of Wilson Saturday

WILSON COUNTY -- No injuries were reported Saturday after a small tornado packing top winds estimated at 85 miles per hour damaged several turkey houses and downed trees and power lines in the Frank Price Church Road area just south...

Court costs spike in all areas, officials say

State lawmakers have made the cost of going to court more expensive. The changes in the law, which took effect July 1, increased court costs and added fees to services that were previously available at no charge. The hike...

Public record

AC unit stolen A Goldsboro business is the latest victim of a string of thefts. Bill Britt of McIntyre Funeral Home reported to Goldsboro police Saturday that the business's air conditioning unit -- valued at $2,500 -- was stolen overnight....

LaRoque denies any claims of impropriety

State Rep. Stephen LaRoque is denying accusations of impropriety at the two nonprofits he heads in Kinston. Speaking Thursday after an N.C. Policy Watch investigation was published on the group's website Wednesday, LaRoque said he felt the report had...

New Goldsboro city manager officially takes post this morning

Thousands of Goldsboro residents went back to work today, but probably no one had as much on his plate as Scott Stevens, who started his first day as the new city manager. He finds himself in the middle of...