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Friday, May 25, 2012

Take that

Abigail Fields, left, a preschool student at Fremont United Methodist Church, gets a chance to hit Sherri Stewart in the face with a pie Thursday morning at the Fremont Public Library. Abigail earned the chance by reading the most books...

County prepares to honor local fallen heroes Monday

The Wayne County Veterans and Patriots Coalition will begin its annual three-day memorial to those who have fallen in combat Saturday morning. The public is invited to attend an 8 a.m. breakfast to be held Saturday at the American...

Wayne Early/Middle College seniors turn tassels

Wayne Early/Middle College High School graduates are a family whose members took the road less traveled in their journey through high school, student speakers said during the school's Thursday evening graduation ceremonies held at Wayne Community College. Three students...

County looks at child's death

A young Wayne County child's death was caused by tuberculosis, although not the communicable kind, Health Department officials said this week. Health Director Davin Madden said once it was determined that the strain of TB was not contagious, it became...

Mount Olive police investigate robbery

MOUNT OLIVE -- A Friendly Mart in Mount Olive was robbed at gunpoint about 2:15 this morning. A man entered the store at 819 N. Breazeale Ave. with a bandanna covering his face and brandishing a handgun, Mount Olive...

Annexation bill gets House OK

Goldsboro residents in the Buck Swamp and Salem Church Road areas are one step closer to being deannexed from the city after the House passed a local bill which, when effective, cancels nine contentious annexation attempts by municipalities throughout...

Public record

B&Es and larcenies *Reteva Jones reported the theft of a $1,200 stove and a $1,000 refrigerator from a home in the 200 block of Blue Ridge Drive in Dudley that occurred sometime in the last two weeks. No forced entry...

Former housing official faces jail time

NEW BERN -- A former Goldsboro Housing Authority official faces up to five years in prison on his plea of guilty Wednesday in federal court to charges of making material false statements. The charge pertains to Jimmie Lewis Farmer's...

Second juvenile escapee caught

The second of two Goldsboro juveniles who escaped from the Lenoir Youth Development Center in Kinston is back in custody, law enforcement officials reported Thursday. SirCalvin J. was wanted by authorities after he failed to return to the facility...

Dillard/Goldsboro parade route

Due to construction on Center Street, the Dillard/Goldsboro alumni parade Saturday will start near the old CP&L building, turn right onto Walnut Street, left onto John Street, left onto Mulberry Street, left onto James Street, left onto Walnut Street and...