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Thursday, April 12, 2012

Volunteers honored with state awards

Six Wayne County residents Wednesday morning were presented North Carolina Awards for Outstanding Volunteer Services in recognition of their work in the community. Honored were: Nettie Twiggs and Sheila Gardner of Goldsboro and Dorothy Gail Sutton of Dudley, senior citizens...

State safety awards given

N.C. Labor Commissioner Cherie Berry was in Wayne County Wednesday, recognizing local public and private sector industries for workplace safety. Thanking the business leaders attending the luncheon at Lane Tree Golf Club for their efforts, she noted that during...

Police chief search narrowed to four

Goldsboro officials have narrowed the search for a new police chief to four candidates. The short-list of candidates includes Maj. Jeff Stewart, who has served as the department's interim chief since the retirement of Tim Bell more than year...

Livestock show continues today

DUDLEY -- Maddy Sutton, 6, and her 5-year-old cousin, Ricky Lupper, both of Mount Olive, hardly glanced up from their determined efforts to open stubborn candy wrappers Wednesday night as a goat shot past them headed for the door...

Public record

Woman assaulted in parking lot Goldsboro police are investigating an attempted armed robbery and assault that occurred about 4 p.m. Tuesday in the Hardee's parking lot at 220 E. Ash St. The report was filed by Allison Boone, who told...

Hospital recognizes its 2011 volunteers

Volunteers are exceptional people with extraordinary hearts. The national theme for volunteerism seemed appropriate for those serving throughout the year at Wayne Memorial Hospital, said Donna Archer, director of volunteer services there. The department applauded the contributions made by volunteers...

Murphy's Place robbed

Goldsboro police are investigating the report of an armed robbery of a downtown bar and restaurant that took place in the early hours of Sunday morning. An unidentified man wearing a blue bandanna and hoodie was in Murphy's Place,...