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Friday, May 4, 2012

Gunfire claims 21-year-old

EDITOR'S NOTE: The names of the bystanders and eyewitnesses quoted in this story have, at their request, been withheld for their protection. A young woman took a few steps before falling to her knees. A few hundred feet away, Khyrie...

National Day of Prayer

Carla Lewis, center, and Erin Taylor, right, sit in meditation during a National Day of Prayer event Thursday evening at Cornerstone Commons. Ceremonies featured a youth service at the commons and a prayer service across the street at the...

Charity care big expense at Wayne Memorial Hospital

More than 11 percent of the Wayne Memorial Hospital budget goes for uncompensated care -- a combination of charity and services rendered to patients who don't pay. According to the Community Benefit Report, released by N.C. Hospital Association, the...

Faro area homeowners to get home insurance break

Homeowners in the Faro Fire District could realize a 20- to 30-percent savings on their homeowner's insurance policies once the district's new insurance rating of 6 on a 10-point scale becomes effective on Aug. 1. The state ranks fire...

Man robbed outside ATM at BB&T

Goldsboro police are investigating an armed robbery and kidnapping of a man making an ATM transaction at BB&T at 210 N. Spence Ave., early Thursday. Lafayette Joell Hines, 34, told police he was making a withdrawal from the bank's drive-up...

Public record

Investigations Law enforcement officers are investigating these reports: *David Onstine said someone stole a $2,000 air conditioner from the rear of a rental home in the 1900 block of Pinemont Circle between April 30 and Thursday. *D'Keya Nickerson said her...

Local family offered queen of Netherlands sanctuary in 1940

It was the spring of 1940 and world war loomed. Germany had conquered Poland the year before and had just taken over The Netherlands. And a Wayne County couple who had left Holland only a few decades earlier let...

Goldsboro Rescue marks 59th

The Goldsboro Rescue and Emergency Medical Service squads celebrated their 59th anniversary recently at the Wayne Shrine Club. The Goldsboro unit is the second oldest organization of its kind in North Carolina. It was organized in 1953. Its first call...