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Goldsboro High School graduates make it

Monique Shelton had tears in her eyes when Kariana Taylor started singing the national anthem -- when the 6-year-old girl standing next to her starting humming along. But it was not pride in her country that evoked such an...

Fremont hoping to kickstart economic development

FREMONT -- A community-wide celebration is being planned for August to help launch Fremont's participation in a state program that local leaders hope will kickstart economic development. A local delegation led by outgoing Mayor Leroy Ruffin was in Raleigh...

Wayne Public Schools teachers of year announced

Thirty-one exemplary educators from Wayne County Public Schools have been named "Teacher of the Year" at their respective schools, officials announced last week. The recipients will now prepare to compete for the districtwide honor, which will be announced in the...

Princeton teen dies in traffic accident

One Johnston County teen is dead and another is at WakeMed in fair condition after a single-car accident Thursday night. Sarah Elizabeth Earp, 16, was pronounced dead at the scene after the 2004 Chevrolet SUV she was driving ran...

Seyboro Cyclists take on 'Double Century' loop

"Saddle up!" The command bellows across the Eastern Wayne High School parking lot Saturday morning as dozens of brightly clad cyclists mount their road bikes to begin the next leg of their 200-mile ride. It's the 10th year of...

Grand jury indictments handed down

The Wayne County grand jury has handed down 58 true bills. The indictment list includes: *Matthew Raynard Cooper, 18, 710 National Drive, breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering, possession of stolen goods. *Brian Alan Williams, 33, 1300...

Rezoning across from Olive Garden back before City Council

A once-denied rezoning request for a neighborhood business on North Berkeley Boulevard will get a second shot beginning at the Goldsboro City Council meeting Monday, where the public is invited to speak out once more concerning the request. The...