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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Wayne County shaken by earthquake

A 5.9 magnitude earthquake centered between Richmond and Charlottesville, Va., shook Wayne County at about 1:51 p.m. Residents across Wayne County reported feeling their houses shake for just seconds -- but long enough to make many people nervous. Other news...

Greenville man charged with assault on boy

A Greenville man has been arrested by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office on charges that he sexually assaulted a 4-year-old Wayne County boy. Gregory Michael Entzminger, 25, of Greenwood Drive, Greenville, was charged with two counts of first-degree sexual...

Students get first look at schools

At 12:45 p.m. Monday, Assistant Principal Sheri Hobbs' voice came over the Eastern Wayne High School intercom, offering last-minute reminders before freshman orientation. Staff, she began, needed to be in the new gym by one o'clock. "Everyone else needs to...

One last photo before the towers fell

The Twin Towers were already burning. The tunnels and bridges leading into New York were closed. But Gary Box was on a mission. So the firefighter started walking. * Steve Pettit gets out of his car and lets his wife...

Man wins trip to see Britney in honor of his sister

When Britney Spears sings and dances at the RBC Center in Raleigh Wednesday night, she will be joined on stage by Goldsboro's own Robert Taylor. Taylor, 31, won the right to dance with the iconic pop star through a local...

Public record

Gunfire hits house An occupied house on East Ash Street was hit by two bullets over the weekend, Goldsboro police said. No one was injured. Tyree Tyus Mann Macklin, 25, Hush Street, told police he was walking along East Ash...