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Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Man dies of West Nile

North Carolina's first confirmed death for 2012 attributed to West Nile virus is an elderly man from Wayne County, county Health Director Davin Madden announced Monday afternoon. "We found out about it this weekend, went ahead and had our staff...

State Board of Elections to be asked to review voting on Sunday option

Wayne County Board of Elections Chairman Joe Lofton Monday afternoon he will ask the state to review the county's one-stop voting plan with an eye toward adding Sunday voting. The local board recently approved by a 2-1 vote a one-stop...

Police say no news on murder

It only took 22 minutes for 23-year-old Jaquees Miller to get shot, but it is taking much longer to find his killer, Goldsboro police say. Miller left his girlfriend's house at the Goldsboro Housing Authority's West Haven Apartments Aug. 6...

Jurors send up charges in 22 cases

The Wayne County grand jury has handed down 22 true bills of indictment for July, including charges of statutory rape, kidnapping, child abuse, taking indecent liberties with a child, cruelty to animals and nearly a dozen drug violations. Grand...

Wayne among highest in truck crashes

Wayne County ranks as the fourth highest county in North Carolina in the number of accidents involving tractor-trailers, according to statistics released by AAA Carolinas. The AAA Carolinas ratings system listed the top five finishers in several categories, which included...