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Welsh named CEO at Cherry

After nearly a year at the helm as interim director at Cherry Hospital, Luckey Welsh took the reins on a more permanent basis Wednesday as state Department of Health and Human Services named him chief executive officer of the...

Early morning fire claims one Sunday

A man was killed early Sunday in a house fire that has been ruled suspicious. Gabriel Velasquez, age unknown, of 128 Brenn Loop Road was found dead inside his single-wide mobile home as firefighters from Mar Mac, Arrington and...

Salvation Army keeping busy with summer youth camps

At Christmastime, the Salvation Army bell ringers are out in full force. It's the busiest time of the year for the organization. But people might not know that summer keeps Salvation Army volunteers scurrying as well. That's when youths are...

Judge: Senate Bill 105 is now signed into law

It won't bring Kristie Jernigan Lee back to her children's bedsides. It won't give Jacob Allen Floars a renewed shot at experiencing adulthood. Superior Court Judge Arnold Jones knows this. But when, late Thursday afternoon, he received a call from...

More than 900 vote ahead of Tuesday election

More than 900 people have voted in advance of Tuesday's election, which will serve as the city of Goldsboro's general election and a secondary primary for a number of state races. According to statistics from the Wayne County Board...

Sponsors sought for beaches

RALEIGH -- The State Capitol Historic Site is honoring the governors of North Carolina with "Seats of Honor." The project will add new benches to the site's original iron benches while honoring the legacy of the state's governors. Six benches...

Fremont hearing Tuesday

FREMONT -- Fremont residents will have a chance Tuesday night to comment on and ask questions about a $750,000 federal Community Development Block Grant the town wants to apply for that would be used to make improvements to its water...