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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Plea deal gives account of night of alleged crime

It was nearly midnight Aug. 18, 2008, when three men wearing bandannas over their faces entered the Brookside Convenient Mart on South Slocumb Street. Within moments, store owner Ribhi Mohammed Kandeel was on the floor -- fighting for his life...

Two local students earn national Gates scholarships

Two Wayne County high school seniors are among 1,000 students nationwide chosen to receive the Gates Millennium Scholarship, covering costs to attend the college of their choice. Zacchia Cobb, valedictorian at Goldsboro High School, and Marques McPhail, a student at...

Kindergarten registration set for this Friday for all

Kindergarten registration day in Wayne County Public Schools will be held at all 15 elementary schools Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. Children must turn 5 years old on or before Aug. 31 to be enrolled for the...

Jury selection begins in 2008 murder of clerk

Some shed tears as three men were escorted into a Wayne County courtroom Monday morning. Others smiled -- waving at them and mouthing that everything would be OK, that they were loved. But as soon as Special Superior Court Judge...

Veterans can get help with benefits

For some veterans, the hardest fight they ever face is against their own government, those who work on their behalf say. The labyrinth of red tape that comes with filing a disability claim can become a minefield of its...

Public record

Gunfire outside Fast Eddie's Tramarus Sasser reported he was shot by stray gunfire in the parking lot outside of Fast Eddie's Sports Bar, located at 1308 Parkway Drive, about 2:30 a.m. Sunday. Sasser told authorities he was struck in the...

Police search for Wells Fargo robbery suspect

Goldsboro Police are searching for a suspect in a mid-morning bank robbery in downtown Goldsboro. A statement from the department said a white male took an undisclosed amount of money from the Wells Fargo located at 301 E. Ash Street....