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Monday, May 7, 2012

Wayne voters face array of ballots

Precincts carved up by redistricting that created new state legislative and congressional districts could be a confusing recipe for voters in Tuesday's primary election. But throw in 17-year-old voters and municipal elections postponed from last November and Wayne County voters...

Teen shot Sunday in car on Olivia Lane

A teenager is recovering at Vidant Medical Center after being shot Sunday afternoon. But because of his age -- the boy is only 15 -- the Goldsboro Police Department is not releasing his name. They would, however, provide details about...

Back behind plate

Jake May catches the ceremonial first pitch before an Eastern Wayne High School baseball game Thursday. The team was  to hold its "Senior Night" a week earlier, but when Jake got delayed at Duke Hospital, the team decided it...

Mayoral candidates plan to unseat King, Allen

An online post by a Goldsboro mayoral candidate says he plans not only to unseat incumbent Al King, but to remove Mayor Pro Tempore Chuck Allen through either a write-in campaign with a fellow mayoral candidate or by bringing...

Habitat blitz erects two homes, hosts one marriage ceremony

PIKEVILLE -- The work site is on a dead-end appendix off of a suburb just south of Gurley Dairy Road. It's set up against a forest of untamed briars and undergrowth attempting to choke hundreds of trees. But beneath...

National Day of Prayer draws hundreds

Carla Lewis says she has always believed in the power of prayer, relying on it to help her make decisions in her life, including a recent career change. So it was that belief that led her to take part...

Public record

B&E and larcenies *Three tractors left stationary in a hay field on Carmack Road near N.C. 111 South were damaged by unknown suspects sometime on Wednesday or Thursday, reported Glenwood Davis II. Holes were cut in the rear tire of...