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Friday, February 24, 2012

After-school activities canceled, some schools to dismiss early

Central attendance area schools, including Goldsboro High School, Dillard Middle, Carver Heights Elementary, School Street Elementary and North Drive will dismiss one hour early today, as will the Wayne School of Engineering and the Wayne Early Middle College High...

Veterans get head start on Memorial Day plans

Some watched comrades fall in Vietnam. Others have attended funeral services for those World War II veterans time simply caught up with. They don't need a holiday to remember the brothers and sisters they have lost. So it seemed fitting...

Wayne County resident will file for governor

Wayne County resident Paul Wright announced Thursday his plans to run for the GOP nomination for governor. Wright, who lives outside of Mount Olive, said he planned to formally file his paperwork at the state Board of Elections office...

Warm weather

Taking advantage of the warm weather, from left, Sophia Rendall, Anna Rendall, Emma Rendall, Mason Verhaeghe and Brady Suggs play in a tree Wednesday at Herman Park. The number of days of warm weather has many Wayne County residents...

Judge pleads guilty to DWI

SNOW HILL -- District Court Judge Lonnie Carraway of Walstonburg pleaded guilty this morning in Greene County District Court to driving while under the influence of prescription drugs. Carraway was sentenced to 60 days in jail. The sentence was...

Teen convict caught after escape

A 16-year-old Wayne County youth with a history of violence was captured without incident at a Dudley residence late Thursday night just hours after escaping by overpowering two Department of Public Safety officers who were taking him back to a...

Public record

B&Es and larcenies *Selma Davis reported the theft of her 2007 Ford Focus from the 900 block of Hugh Street that occurred Wednesday. The vehicle has a reported value of $6,000. She said the keys were taken from her...

Pancake day

Mayor Al King, center, buys the first tickets to the Lions Club annual Pancake Day fundraiser that will be held Saturday at the Boys & Girls Club on Royall Avenue. King is shown with Joe Batkoski, right, president of...