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Thursday, April 26, 2012

Stewart named Goldsboro police chief

Goldsboro's transition to a new police chief should be a seamless one as the city announced Thursday that interim Police Chief Jeff Stewart has been hired to fill the position permanently. Stewart was named the interim chief in January...

Veterans Services will have new site

The Wayne County Veterans Services office will open May 1 in its new location at the former Nash Printing building, 2001-D E. Ash St. The office will not close during the move. Staff will not make appointments between April...

Taste of Wayne moving to city

One of the United Way of Wayne County's largest fundraisers will be changing venues after five years, as Taste of Wayne organizers have announced the event will be held downtown this year. For the past half-decade the fundraiser has...

Victim's son testifies in robbery murder trial

Mahmud Kandeel kept his poise when Assistant District Attorney Mike Ricks asked a Goldsboro police officer to show the young man the bloody shirt his father, Ribhi, was wearing the night he was shot. He remained stoic as he...

Girls get ready for 5K for fitness, friendship

This is the last week until fall that Samantha Grant, 9, will meet seven of her friends at the softball field on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The eight girls, third- to fifth-graders, are part...

Judge moves trial to new courtroom

First it was a climate control issue -- a courtroom that was "either way too hot or way too cold." Then, it was the acoustics. "You'll really have to speak up," Special Superior Court Judge Jack Jenkins said to one...

Public record

Four iPads stolen A Target employee told Goldsboro police that a suspect entered the store at 1204 Sunburst Drive and requested four iPads from the electronics section of the store. While the clerk was assisting other customers, the suspect took...