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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Motorcycle crash kills one

A motorcyclist was killed minutes from his home in Seven Springs Tuesday as severe weather moved into the area, although officials say the approaching storm was not the cause of the fatal crash. According to a state Highway Patrol accident...

Justice Newby faces challenger this November

State Supreme Court Justice Paul Newby was in Goldsboro on Tuesday, campaigning for re-election to a second eight-year term on the state's highest court. Newby spoke at a meeting of the Goldsboro Rotary Club and addressed the fact that...

Law allows military spouses to use other state licenses

In a move she characterized as another step toward creating a more military-friendly state, Gov. Beverly Perdue signed House Bill 799 into law Tuesday morning at the Wayne County Veterans Memorial. She said lawmakers have been working on the legislation...

Two men jailed after drug sting

A three-month investigation into alleged criminal activity at a local produce stand has resulted in the arrest of two local men. Larry Wayne Lane, 59, of Dudley, and Jerry Thomas Lane, 31, of Mount Olive have been charged with trafficking...

Community, city officials meet on violence

More than 70 people were on hand at the city's meeting on community violence Tuesday evening at Goldsboro Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, where Goldsboro officials talked about what they are doing to help curb violence in the city and...

City votes won't change

Little had changed with the final vote totals Tuesday afternoon when the Wayne County Board of Elections voted to verify the numbers from the July 17 election. The winners of the seven Goldsboro municipal races were not altered from...

WMH hires breastfeeding coach

For many years, Wayne Memorial Hospital relied on a lactation specialist from Goldsboro Pediatrics to consult with patents about breastfeeding. Now, in an effort to enhance labor and delivery services, the hospital has hired its own lactation specialist. Chanee...

WCC student may go to NASA

An 18-year-old Wayne Community College automotive student with a passion for astronomy just may get a chance to participate in a project at a NASA facility. Isabelle Flock, of Farmville, has been accepted as a National Community College Aerospace...

Residents want Fremont 'back on the map'

FREMONT -- There was one thing citizens agreed on more than any other at Fremont's first Small Town Economic Prosperity meeting Tuesday: that they want to see Fremont put "back on the map." The meeting, which was sponsored by the...