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Monday, June 25, 2012

Shooting suspect nabbed in Durham

A Goldsboro teenager was arrested in Durham after fleeing Wayne County several months ago following a shooting. Billy Renaldo Hamm Jr., 19, has been charged with four counts of attempted first-degree murder, two counts of discharging a weapon into an...

Summer meal programs open

For many children, summertime means school is out and it's time for unstructured fun. But for some, it also presents a unique problem -- families can't count on their children having a meal at school and budgets must be stretched...

Certificate program at WCC retrains students for work

At 49, Robin Capps decided it was time for a career change. But not because he grew bored with the machinist position he held for nearly 30 years. Losing his job as a machinist and facing "not a lot of...

Bigger buffers around Internet cafes urged

A proposed 300-foot buffer between Internet or sweepstakes cafes and surrounding homes, churches and schools is not enough, Wayne County Commissioner Jack Best told his fellow board members last week. Best said the distance should be at least 1,000 feet,...

Farmer dies in field

Members of the Wayne County Sheriff's Office are investigating the death of a local farmer after an apparent accident in a Goldsboro field. James Tyndall, 46, of 109 Swine Road, was pronounced dead at Wayne Memorial Hospital Saturday evening. According...