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Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Owner sought in fraud arrests

Law enforcement officials in North Carolina and Georgia are searching for Timothy Batts, the operator of a Wayne County group home, who is among those facing charges in connection with various schemes to defraud Medicaid. Criminal charges levied against the...

Christmas with the Embers: Near-full house for benefit concert

The Embers hit town Monday night, bringing their Christmas show to a packed Paramount Theatre for the third year in a row. The legendary beach music band, now in its 53rd year, revamped its holiday show this year to...

Several protest zoning change

Residents in the area near Franklin Baking Co. again turned out at Monday's Goldsboro City Council meeting to show their opposition to the company's rezoning request filed with the city. Many of the same residents appeared at a Sept....

Another false threat at Cherry work site; SJAFB EOD responds

The entire construction site at Cherry Hospital was cleared of all workers this morning after someone called in a bomb threat to local authorities. Carlos Torres, site manager of the construction project, said he ordered the evacuation just after 7...

Miss North Carolina needs your votes

Before the Miss America Pageant even hits the airwaves next month, the public can cast its votes on their favorite contestant, which just might secure her place in the Top 15. Miss North Carolina, Hailey Best, is hoping her...

Public record

Patrol vehicle crashes While responding to an emergency call, a Wayne County Sheriff's Office patrol car was involved in a single vehicle crash. The crash occurred at about 12:30 a.m. Tuesday when another vehicle pulled out in front of...

Construction worker falls at Cherry site

A construction worker was seriously injured Monday afternoon after falling about 30 feet while working at the site of the new Cherry Hospital on West Ash Street. Firefighters with the Goldsboro Fire Department responded to assist Wayne County Emergency...