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Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Board donates $500,000 to Mount Olive College in honor of Bryan

MOUNT OLIVE -- The Southern Bank Foundation has donated $500,000 to Mount Olive College in memory of Byron Bryan, former bank board member and college trustee. The gift came after a request for funding assistance from Mount Olive College,...

Man runs to escape sex abuse charges

A Pikeville man was arrested Friday for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl. Joshua Daniel Pelt, 42, of 1228 Gurley Dairy Road, was taken into custody by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office and charged with first-degree rape of a child and...

Robbers hit local eateries

Two area fast food restaurants were robbed Monday night by masked men carrying weapons. Goldsboro police said three men wearing masks and carrying handguns robbed the KFC at 214 N. Berkeley Blvd. about 8 p.m. Snow Hill police Chief...

Law changes reporting procedures

A new state law that went into effect this month to protect adult care home residents will hopefully also ensure improved reporting to local health departments, officials say. Ever since a hepatitis B outbreak claimed six lives at GlenCare assisted...

Parents say rezoning could be dangerous

About 40 citizens turned out for the Goldsboro City Council meeting Monday night, mostly to express their opposition to a zoning request for the southeast corner of the intersection of Wayne Memorial Drive and Tommy's Road, citing concern for...

Public record

Firearms stolen in area thefts *John Bartlette reported the theft of two 12-gauge shotguns, each valued at $200, from an outbuilding without doors on his property, located in the 700 block of South Beston Road in LaGrange, that occurred between...

'Second Chance' event planned for Wednesday

The STOP the Funeral Initiative, in collaboration with Rebuilding Broken Places CDC, the Goldsboro Wayne Chapter of the NAACP and Covenant Partners from the faith community, is implementing a unique focused strategy in response to gang-related violence and drug...