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Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Wayne County gives out millions in food stamps

Benefits paid to Wayne County residents through the Disaster Food and Nutrition Services program (formerly called food stamps) are expected to reach $2 million. As of Saturday morning, 3,587 applications for the benefits had been entered into the state system...

All eyes on BRAC

WALNUT CREEK -- Gov. Bev Perdue asked those who showed up to greet her Monday morning to resist the temptation to pat each other on the back -- to, instead, use the several hours she would be in Wayne County...

Jurors selected in murder case

Twelve jurors and one alternate were selected Monday during the opening day of the Steven Lynn Barbour murder trial in Wayne County Superior Court. Barbour is charged with first-degree murder in the December 2009 death of Jamie Lee Hinson....

Raid nets thousands in street-ready drugs

A Dudley couple have been charged with trafficking in marijuana after the Goldsboro/Wayne County Drug Squad seized more than 40 pounds of the drug from their home Sunday. Dequanta McKinnon, 20, and Jessica Evers, 31, were charged by the...

Public record

Three charged in armed robbery Three men have been charged in the armed robbery of two 16-year-old boys around 11 p.m. Friday in the 1600 block of Beech Street. The three suspects have been charged with robbery of a dangerous...