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Thursday, August 30, 2012

Local pantry low on food

The Salvation Army's food pantry needs help from the community to be able to assist families who are struggling to put food on their table. Commander Lt. Kenny Igleheart said the pantry ran out of non-perishable items last week. This...

Nearly 2 million riders ... and still counting

Generations of Wayne County area children have been thrilled, and maybe a little frightened, as the Goldsboro Kiwanis Club's miniature train clickety-clacked over the "Grand Canyon" trestle or as they yelled at the top of their lungs to drive away...

Two arrested in Duplin County murder

KENANSVILLE -- A man and his stepson have been arrested by the Duplin County Sheriff's Office, accused of murdering a Duplin County man and dumping his body alongside a road. Herbert Stroud, 69, and Jeremy Stephens, 20, of 779 Beasley...

City man among four charged in fraud

KINSTON -- Four men, including one from Goldsboro, have been charged in an insurance embezzlement scheme that investigators said Wednesday cost a Kinston company more than $5 million. The arrests stem from an investigation that started in November 2011...

Seymour Johnson AFB jets participate in training exercise

Taking their lead from Mission Commander Maj. Ronen Segal, F-15E Strike Eagle aviators from the 4th Fighter Wing are participating today in an exercise designed to provide them with a "one-of-a-kind" training opportunity. Exercise RAZOR TALON will ultimately bring together...

Public record

Armed robbery The Hasty Mart, 501 N. Berkeley Blvd., was held up at gunpoint Tuesday at 9:15 p.m. According to a police report, the robber entered the convenience store, showed a silver handgun and demanded the money. The robber exited...

Man, 77, found dead in creek

SMITHFIELD -- A Smithfield man found dead in a creek near his home along Crantock Road has been identified by the Johnston County Sheriff's Office as Edwin Summers, 77. Summers' body was discovered in the creek west of Smithfield with...

Chamber announces new president

The Wayne County Chamber of Commerce has selected a new president. Bonnie Grady, who most recently was membership director for the Elizabeth City Chamber of Commerce, will begin work Oct. 1, chamber officials announced Wednesday. She replaces Marian Mason, who...