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Thursday, February 2, 2012

Driver gets six years for three crash deaths

Mark Aaron Pope, 18, will spend 6 to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty Wednesday to three counts of death by motor vehicle in Wayne County Superior Court. Pope, of Fremont, lost control of the car he was driving...

Jinnette announces he will run for mayor

City resident Henry Jinnette has announced that he intends to file as a candidate for mayor of Goldsboro when the filing period begins Feb. 13. The filing period continues until Feb. 29. Jinnette, 71, said an incident a few...

Blockbuster store to close doors on April 15

After decades of renting movies in Goldsboro, Blockbuster's Spence Avenue branch has reached the point of no return. The store announced Tuesday that it will be closing and liquidating its inventory over the next two months. The store's closing...

Public record

Thefts *Toby Dillard reported the theft of $1,500 of property from his home in the 100 block of Dear Track Place in Pikeville on Tuesday. The stolen items included two 32-inch TVs, a laptop and a PlayStation 3 console. Entry...

Energy funds already gone

In a little over an hour, the Wayne County Department of Social Services on Wednesday approved 15 applications and committed $3,600 of the $20,000 remaining in the county's $720,000 allocation for the revamped Low Income Energy Assistance Program -- the...

Girl Scout cookie booths to open

Beginning Friday, Feb. 3, Girl Scouts throughout central and eastern North Carolina will offer all eight varieties of this year's cookies at booths each weekend through March 11. To find a cookie booth near you, visit www.nccoastalpines.org and click on...