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Friday, September 14, 2012

Man arrested for murder

Wayne County Sheriff's deputies arrested a suspect today in connection with the murder of Uber Ortiz Salas, 23, on Sept. 1. Giovanny Santos Rodriguez, 17, 210 Glen St., Mount Olive, is charged with murder and discharging a weapon into an...

Getting a community ready to get to work

Approximately 55 people turned out Thursday night to hear how Wayne County is being positioned to be the first "work-ready community" in the state. The Wayne County Work-Ready Community kick-off event, held at Wayne Community College, featured an overview of...

Warsaw deputy fire chief charged

WARSAW -- The deputy chief, and treasurer, of the Warsaw Fire Department has been arrested. Joseph Allen Burgette, 42, has been charged by Warsaw police with five counts of embezzlement. According to the arrest warrant, Burgette allegedly stole $310,537 over...

County eyes priorities for legislators in new year

Support for agriculture, safeguarding military airspace, promoting economic development and easing detention space requirements in existing and new jails top a checklist of issues Wayne County commissioners are hopeful state lawmakers will support when they return to session next year....

Waynesborough race has array of hurdles

Saturday morning Waynesborough Park will become a race course where a mountain of hay, a chicken coop and the Neuse River will stand between runners and the ultimate prize: a gold spray-painted hub cap. The first running of the...

Chasing a new workout by any other name ...

There is barbed wire ahead and the zombies are closing in. Hundreds of survivors duck under the sharp obstacle and crawl through the mud to the other side, ever mindful that the zombies are in hot pursuit. It's not...

Public record

Shot through the house When Charles Martin Best, 31, 635 Pineview Cemetery Road, returned home from work Wednesday, he found that a bullet had passed through his bedroom. A Wayne County Sheriff's Office report said that a high-powered black powder...

Tip hotline open for Amber Alert

Goldsboro police announced today the creation of a 24-hour hotline as they are still asking the community for help in finding Kennedy Fitzgerald McLaurin Jr., the 16-year-old Goldsboro High School student who has been missing since Sunday afternoon. Police...