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Thursday, May 3, 2012

Work set to begin on road in Mount Olive

MOUNT OLIVE -- The intersection of U.S. 117 and Main Street will be closed to traffic over the next few days as the state Department of Transportation begins a safety improvement project. The work was expected to begin today...

Jury finds insufficient evidence to convict three in 2008 robbery, shooting

Two words rocked a Wayne County courtroom Wednesday afternoon -- leaving one group of loved ones distraught while another celebrated. The state had failed to meet its burden in its case against Joshua Davis, Quentin Kenon and Rashard Oliver....

Best: Scale back station

Providing a $250,000 match for a proposed new GATEWAY transfer center would not pose a problem for the county, but the center needs to be an "office building" with parking and not a "Taj Mahal," Wayne County Commissioner Jack Best...

Nurses will pay final tributes to comrades

"Mary Ann Berry, please report to duty," said retired nurse Flo Harrington. No response. "Mary Ann Berry, N.C. license number 12345, please report to duty," she said. Silence. After a third attempt netted the same results, Billy Tart, a nursing...

Public record

B&Es and larcenies *Hosea Daniels of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, located at 601 W. Elm St., reported the theft of tools, valued at $1,000, and a tool box from the property that occurred between Tuesday and Wednesday. Copper tubing, valued...

Man killed in shooting

A 21-year-old man was shot to death this morning outside of the Madison Meat Market, 622 N. Madison Ave. According to the Goldsboro Police Department, the victim, Khyrie Roberts, was shot while standing in the parking lot at the corner...