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Thursday, April 5, 2012

Strawberry time

Landon Labiche, 4, left, shares a bucket of freshly picked strawberries with James Odom, 3, Wednesday afternoon at Odom Farming Co. on Claridge Nursery Road. The warm winter and spring have pushed crops several weeks ahead of schedule, and...

Lawmen offer tips on watch programs

In the wake of the shooting involving a Florida neighborhood watch volunteer and a teenager, a public dialogue has begun over what is the proper behavior for those who sign up to watch over their communities. Officials with the...

Fremont will automate its recycling pickup

FREMONT -- There won't be garbage collectors hanging off the backs of trucks in Fremont anymore. Officials are implementing a change this month in how recycling items are picked up from homes, which they say will allow the public works...

Group backs amendment vote

Nearly 100 supporters of the Defense of Marriage constitutional amendment jammed the Wayne County commissioners' meeting room Tuesday morning, spilling out into the hallway. Seven people spoke in favor of the amendment that is on the May 8 state ballot,...

Public record

Man shot in city Goldsboro police are investigating the shooting of a man that took place about 12:10 p.m. Tuesday. Ormond Cobb reported he was shot while walking in the 1100 block of Olivia Lane by an unknown man who...