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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Hospital rates to rise

Wayne Memorial Hospital will operate under a $457 million budget for the coming year, which reflects a 5.2 percent rate increase and a $300,000 salary increase for hospital employees. The board passed the budget Tuesday. Becky Craig, chief financial officer...

SWHS students remember 9/11 in ceremony

DUDLEY -- One by one, Southern Wayne High School students, who had gathered in front of the school for Tuesday morning's 9/11 remembrance ceremony, walked down the line of volunteer firefighters, law enforcement officers and emergency personnel shaking hands...

Cocaine charges filed

PRINCETON -- A DWI checkpoint held by the Princeton Police Department on Saturday led to the seizure of a large amount of cocaine and charges against three men. The checkpoint, held in conjunction with other law enforcement agencies from both...

Parks, recreation board members eye plans for new center, program ideas

The Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission had a heavy slate of topics to discuss Tuesday as it held its first meeting since returning from a summer hiatus. Parks and Recreation Director Scott Barnard briefed the group on happenings within...

Amber Alert issued for missing teen

An Amber Alert has been issued for Kennedy Fitzgerald McLaurin Jr., 16, 1901 Rose St. Goldsboro Police Department's Investigator Dwayne Bevell said McLaurin, who also goes by the nickname "Little Ken," is believed to have been abducted from the 700...

Woman dies in I-795 accident

A woman died Monday in an accident on I-795 North, near the Fremont exit, according to reports filed by investigators with the state Highway Patrol. Trina Mullins, 52, of Bolivia, N.C., lost control of her vehicle, veered off the road...

Calling All Communities contest starts

Calling All Communities, the U.S. Cellular program that annually raises money for schools, will launch its latest campaign as voting begins Friday. This is the fourth year for the challenge to win a share of $1 million, officials said....

Volunteers sought for Big Sweep

The cigarette someone threw out of their car on the highway will be there for up to five years. That foam cup someone tossed to the side of the road won't break down for 50 years. And the water bottle...