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Thursday, March 22, 2012

Jobless rate up across state

Unemployment rates shot up across the state in January, according to the most recent data provided by the North Carolina Department of Commerce's Division of Employment Security. The data, released Tuesday, shows that rates increased in all but five...

Wonderment in the park

Dylan Tittle, 1, makes his way through a playground tunnel toward his grandfather, Billy Vincent, Wednesday afternoon at Herman Park. The park playground was recently renovated by the city, with the playground equipment cleaned and moved and the grounds...

Police seeking information on missing Mount Olive woman

MOUNT OLIVE -- Tina Harville admits her younger sister, Patricia Ann "Trish" Lalonde, might not be living the life she should but the older sister says she still deserves her love and that she won't rest until she is...

Jet dumps fuel

MOUNT OLIVE -- Those who showed up to take in an afternoon softball game in Mount Olive caught of a glimpse of more than they had bargained for Wednesday afternoon when two F-15Es -- one of them, dumping fuel --...

Council eyeing repairs to roads

The Goldsboro City Council picked up where it left off last year in discussing street resurfacing as council members insisted there weren't enough roads on Planning Director Randy Guthrie's list of streets to be renovated in the city. Guthrie...

Jury finds facility was negligent

Britthaven nursing home was found negligent and ordered to pay $85,000 by a jury in a Wayne County Superior Civil Court Wednesday to the estate of a woman who fell and was injured while she was in the facility's...

Rabies clinics March 31

Wayne County will sponsor rabies clinics Saturday, March 31, from 8:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. at Grantham Elementary School and from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. at Southern Wayne High School. Cost is $10 per animal. North Carolina law...

Public record

Investigation Goldsboro police are investigating a reported theft at First Presbyterian Church. Church officials reported Tuesday that a larceny at the church resulted in $4,500 in damage. The damage occurred while someone cut copper tubing, valued at $200, from...