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Friday, December 9, 2011

EOD called on again

Members of the 4th Fighter Wing Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight are on their way to Kelford after they were dispatched, moments ago, to an abandoned warehouse in the town that only boasts a population of just more than 200 people. It...

Walnut Creek plans $649,000 bridge project

A $649,000 contract has been awarded to replace the bridge on Lake Wackena Road over Walnut Creek (Lake Wackena), southeast of Goldsboro. In addition to rebuilding the bridge, construction includes work on the approaches on Lake Wackena Road. Work...

It's Christmas in Parkstown

Parade-goers cheer on the floats and bands at the Parkstown Christmas Parade on Thursday afternoon in the Parkstown community near LaGrange. Dozens of entries, including marching units, fire trucks, horse riders and, of course, Santa Claus, took part in...

Man, 27, charged in September murder

A man has been charged in connection with a September murder. Goldsboro police arrested Antonio Jamar Seaberry, 27, of 2003 Rose St., in connection with the Sept. 17 shooting death of Laquan Devon Pearsall, 20. Pearsall was shot behind an...

There's still money available for winter heating help in county

As of Thursday afternoon, 211 households had been approved and $56,800 committed of Wayne County's $720,000 allocation for the revamped Low Income Energy Assistance Program. "We still have quite a bit of money at this point," said Debbie Jones, director...

Ex-board member Lehman Smith dies

Former Wayne County School Board member Lehman Smith died Thursday night. He was 74. A member of the Board of Education for nine years, he was initially appointed to the District I seat in the late 1990s and then re-elected...

Five teens injured in mall crash

Five teenagers were taken to Wayne Memorial Hospital after a car in which they were riding ran off the road and struck a pine tree behind Berkeley Mall Thursday at about 6:30 p.m. One of the occupants, a 15-year-old...