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Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Suspect arrested in Saturday's fatal stabbing

Goldsboro police have arrested a suspect, Antony Jacob Lewis, 26, 205 E. April Lane, in connection with Saturday's fatal stabbing. Lane faces first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder charges for the stabbings that took the life of Vanico Dicole...

Woman killed while walking along highway

A woman was killed walking along U.S. 117 Tuesday night a few miles north of Mount Olive. According to a state Highway Patrol report, Samantha Williams, 22, of Dudley, was struck by a vehicle and killed at 10:16 p.m., about...

'Group 5-6' volunteers lend big hand at Boys & Girls Club

Marvin Ford recalls getting a call a few months ago from a man at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base who was interested in volunteering at the Boys & Girls Club. Appreciative as always, Ford, the unit director at the...

New museum director's focus on local history

Brantley Partin knows the story of the Battle of Goldsborough Bridge. He knows where Union Gen. William Sherman stayed during his march through Wayne County. But on the scale of local history, Partin said Sherman's March isn't as important...

District 10 GOP won't replace LaRoque

State House District 10 Republican Party officials have indicated they will not seek a replacement to fill the state House seat left vacant by Rep. Stephen LaRoque, whose resignation from office becomes effective today. LaRoque's resignation comes two weeks to...

Police: Man stabbed Saturday now stable

The surviving victim of Saturday's early morning stabbing incident that left one man dead is now stable, according to Goldsboro police. Goldsboro Police Department's commander of investigations, Maj. Theresa Chiero, said Tuesday that Brian Christopher Wynn, 35, 1512 Hart...

Wayne Community College golf tournament raises record total

Wayne Community College Foundation has had another banner year, boasting its most successful scholarship golf invitational to date and awarding its largest number of scholarships to students. Jack Kannan, executive director of the Foundation, said Tuesday that the 20th...

Mount Olive College graduation Aug. 18

Mount Olive College will graduate approximately 320 students at its 59th summer commencement on Saturday, Aug.18. Graduation exercises are scheduled for 2 p.m. in the George and Annie Dail Kornegay Arena. The commencement speaker will be Mount Olive College...

Residents hear more about plan for station

A workshop Tuesday night at School Street School shared the N.C. Department of Transportation's plans concerning the acquisition of right of way along the railroad corridors near Goldsboro's Union Station downtown. The informational meeting showed the NCDOT's next steps...

Public record

Armed robbery A couple were abruptly awakened before 3 a.m. Tuesday when two unidentified men burst into their home and demanded money at gunpoint. Lia Elaine Jackson, 29, and Shadell Issiah Barksdale, 22, of 414 Beech St. reported to police...