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Monday, September 17, 2012

Mother of missing boy pleads for son

The mother of a 16-year-old who police say was abducted more than a week ago gave an emotional plea for her son's return during a press conference that unfolded about 2:30 p.m. inside the Goldsboro Police Department. Kennedy Fitzgerald McLaurin...

Hug counselor: a friend with paws

Every morning, Elly bounds into the office at Goldsboro Counseling Center, eager to begin her job. She's a gifted listener, and patients often say how much she puts them at ease. And she accomplishes all of that without saying a...

Sandwich chain sets sights on Goldsboro

Jimmy John's is coming to Goldsboro, but the sandwich store's corporate executives aren't sure exactly where, yet. A spokesperson for Jimmy John's said a franchisee had purchased the rights to open a store in the Goldsboro area, but she...

ORE begins at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base

The 4th Fighter Wing's fleet of F-15E Strike Eagles will be more visible in Wayne County skies for the next several days -- and the sound of them streaking overhead will be more frequent -- as airmen participate in an...

Teen, 17, charged in man's murder

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office announced an arrest Friday in the murder of 23-year-old Uber Ortiz Salas. Detective Sgt. Robert Parchman arrested Giovanny Santos Rodriguez, 17, 210 Glen St., and charged him with one open count of murder and one...

Council will eye cellular tower

U.S. Cellular will again attempt to receive the blessing of the Goldsboro City Council tonight for a communications tower to be erected on the northwest corner of the intersection of East New Hope and Central Heights roads. The City...

Cherry Hospital to contest $15,000 in penalties

Officials at Cherry Hospital and the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services have decided to officially contest the more than $15,000 in civil penalties facing the state psychiatric facility after failing to come to agreement during an informal...

More details released on deadly I-795 crash

More details have been released in the fatal accident that occurred on I-795 early Saturday morning. According to the State Highway Patrol, the driver of the Ford Explorer, Shakia Vonte McCoy, 21, of Wilson, was killed after 3 a.m. when...

4-H calls for family dinner dates

Wayne County 4-H is encouraging families throughout the county to sit down and eat together. The goal behind Sept. 24's Wayne County Family Day is for parents to help deter their children from using alcohol, drugs or tobacco, 4-H prevention...

Public record

Assault with a deadly weapon According to a Goldsboro Police report, Robert Deon'te Carmichael, 21, 315 E. Walnut St., was shot in the back Saturday while walking down the street. Shortly after 2 p.m., Carmichael was walking east along West...

Commissioners to weigh some development queries

In some respects, the agenda for Tuesday's meeting of the Wayne County commissioners looks like it could just as easily be one for the county's Planning Board. The agenda has five subdivision plats, rezoning and a special use request to...