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Friday, February 3, 2012

Bell may battle LaRoque in GOP primary

John Bell IV, Wayne County GOP first vice chairman, said today that he will make an official announcement on Tuesday, but that he is preparing to challenge fellow Republican state Rep. Stephen LaRoque for the House District 10 seat....

Now he faces life in prison

Marvin Williams, who was convicted of murdering security guard Theron Price during a robbery in 1989, has been removed from death row. Superior Court Judge Arnold Jones II announced his decision Thursday in Wayne Superior Court just two days...

A passion for finding a cure

Some hung their heads when a 13-year-old had to lean on his grandfather to make it across the stage. Others wiped tears from their eyes when he began reading a story called "The Miracle" -- a narrative he wrote for...

Health walk on Saturday

Epsilon Phi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. will have a "Pink Goes Red Affair" event Saturday from noon to 2 p.m. at H.V. Brown Hall cafeteria in Dillard/Goldsboro Alumni and Friends building. It will start with...

Scout food drive starts Saturday

Wayne County residents are reminded that Boy Scouts and Cub Scout across the Tuscarora Council will be out Saturday morning, hanging plastic bags on doorknobs in hope of collecting non-perishable food items for the Salvation Army. Following the holidays, many...

One arrested, one on the run in shooting

Goldsboro police have one man in custody and are searching for another in connection with the attempted murder of a 19-year-old Goldsboro woman. Kenya Tyree Floyd, 22, was arrested about 10:15 p.m. Tuesday at his home at 505 Cardinal Drive....

Search for kidnapped man continues

A 48-year-old Goldsboro man remains missing after he was kidnapped Sunday night. Geniro Jamis and his son, Israil Aguirre, 24, were forced out of their vehicle by masked gunmen while they were near their home on D & W...

Public record

Boy found with handgun A 13-year-old boy was taken into custody by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office for allegedly carrying a concealed chrome .45 ACP handgun. Deputies received a call about 8:15 p.m. Wednesday that a boy was in the...

Christine Denton competing in N.C. Distinguished Young Woman

LaGRANGE -- Christine "Cissi" Denton, who was named Distinguished Young Woman of Wayne County in October, is in Greensboro preparing for the Distinguished Young Women of North Carolina Scholarship Program. Miss Denton is there with 18 other high school...