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Monday, July 23, 2012

WATCH seeking needed funding

The challenge of creating a sustainable healthcare option in the midst of a budget shortfall and dwindling funding is not lost on Sissy Lee-Elmore, executive director of WATCH, or Wayne Action Teams for Community Health. Her role centers around writing...

Spring Creek student to take on the world

A rising sophomore at Spring Creek High School is one of five winners from the United States who will compete in the Certiport 2012 Worldwide Competition on Microsoft Office later this month in Las Vegas. Justin Cianfarra, 15, is...

Special blood drive

Donors will have the opportunity to not only give the gift of life at a blood drive Aug. 14 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Chevrolet of Goldsboro, but they will also be able to direct a $5...

Officers ID body found on highway

The body of the man found dead in a roadside ditch Thursday has been identified as Kim Douglas McKoy Jr., 26, of Rose Hill, and according to a report released Saturday, his death has been ruled a homicide. Despite the...

Copper thefts still on rise in county

They come across a new case nearly every day -- an air conditioner or vacant house stripped of its copper parts; a home or business owner left to absorb thousands of dollars in damages. But as thefts of copper coils...

Serving the hungry

There is the occasional clamor of pots and pans that shatters the morning silence at the Community Soup Kitchen. The smell of browning hamburger emanates from beneath an industrial-sized hood where Maria Lecott stands -- just as she has...

Public record

Assault charge Jesse Lee Garner, 55, 730 Longleaf Avenue, was charged by Goldsboro police for assault with a deadly weapon following and altercation with Arnold Lee Garner, 52, of the same residence. The victim was stabbed in the left shoulder...

Partnership for Children gets grant

The Partnership for Children of Wayne County will receive the Spriggles- Spirit and Giggles to motivate and educate young children grant for $760 from the Wayne County Unrestricted Endowment, a component fund of the North Carolina Community Foundation. The...