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Thursday, October 27, 2011

Search to begin for new health director

It could take up to six months to find a replacement for the health director, county officials said Wednesday. The Board of Health called a special meeting to respond to James Roosen's resignation. Roosen, 56, cited health reasons for his...

Few people signed up for Veterans Day parade

A Veterans Day remembrance that organizers characterized as "a big one" is not yet coming together as they once hoped it would. With just two weeks until the Wayne County Veterans and Patriots Coalition's annual parade, the organization's president, Bill...

24-year-old charged in teen's rape

A 24-year-old Goldsboro man is in the Wayne County Jail today on a statutory rape charge. John Harley Smith, 24, of Bryan Boulevard, has been arrested in connection with a sexual assault on a 15-year-old girl. Smith faces a...

Registered sex offender facing new charges

A registered sex offender has been charged by the Goldsboro police with the statutory rape of two 15-year-old girls. Jeremy Patterson, 26, of Shady Nook Road, Dudley, was taken into custody by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office Monday. Patterson...

Planning trick or treat?

It's that time of year again when little ghosts and goblins will be out and about looking for treats. There are various trick or treating events throughout the county, including: * Wayne County, city of Goldsboro and Berkeley Mall --...