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Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Redemption Conference planned to reach drug dealers, gang members

Rebuilding Broken Places CDC, the NAACP and concerned local clergy will sponsor the fourth annual Drug Dealer Gang Member Redemption Conference Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Rebuilding Broken Place at 2105 N. William St. For a more than four...

School work begins

A Caterpillar 320 Track Hoe from Monteith Construction tears down an exterior wall of the building in the Eastern Wayne Middle School complex. Demolition of the eighth-grade classroom building at the school began Tuesday, as part of the $17.7...

Retrial begins in Mount Olive murder case

Opening arguments began Tuesday in Wayne County Superior Court in the first-degree murder trial of Windsor Devone Ingram, who is accused of killing Tomorris Njai Raynor outside of his Mount Olive home four years ago. Ingram, of Goldsboro, was...

Commissioners weigh merger of mental health agencies

Wayne County commissioners Tuesday morning endorsed the merger of the Beacon Center and Southeastern Regional Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services with Eastpointe Human Services. The move did not actually approve the merger. That action will require yet...

Rocky Mount man to again represent Wayne to DOT

Gus Tulloss of Rocky Mount has been reappointed by Gov. Bev. Perdue to the North Carolina Board of Transportation representing Division 4 that includes Wayne County. "Thank you for your willingness to continue to serve the state of North...

Justice allows petition to move forward

The federal Department of Justice has signed off on the North Carolina General Assembly's allowance for the deannexation of Goldsboro's Phase 11 area, subject to a petition process, according to a letter from Christian Herren, the chief of the...

Duplin Masons to reveal cornerstone time capsule

KENANSVILLE -- St. John's Masonic Lodge No. 13 will host a meeting of the North Carolina Grand Lodge of Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons Friday at 10 a.m. at the Lodge, 113 Lodge St. The Deputy Grand Master of...

Applications being taken for energy assistance

Applications will be taken next month for the state's revamped Low Income Energy Assistance Program. Applications for persons age 60 and older or disabled persons who receive SSI, SSA or VA disability and who are receiving services through the...

Public record

Gunman holds up Ash Street KFC Kentucky Fried Chicken was robbed by an armed suspect Monday about 7:30 p.m. Employee Connie Lord reported the theft of $180 from the fast food restaurant, 700 E. Ash St. Ms. Lord told police...

Christmas is coming

Mount Olive public works employee Lathomas Holmes hangs the lighted angels and Christmas banners along North Breazeale Avenue on Tuesday....

Wayne Chamber taking Cornerstone Award nominations

The Wayne County Chamber of Commerce announced that nominations are now being accepted for members of the community to nominate a deserving individual for the Chamber's prestigious Cornerstone Award. This award is given annually to an individual that has...

All clear at ECU

GREENVILLE -- Officials at East Carolina University have ended a lockdown of the campus after a man carrying a gun was see on 5th Street shortly after 10 a.m. The campus residence halls were secured and students and faculty were...