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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Teen's mom pleads for tips on son's case

Kimberly Best stood in front of a crowd of reporters Monday afternoon and asked her community to help find her 16-year-old son. Goldsboro police say Kennedy Fitzgerald McLaurin Jr. was abducted at about 1 p.m. Sept. 9, from the 700...

County leaders: Now is time to end N.C. windmill project

DUDLEY -- It took six speakers less than 15 minutes Monday night to say their respective pieces at the Wayne County commissioners' second and final scheduled evening session held at Southern Wayne High School. The meeting was attended by 14...

Homeowner detains burglar

The quick action of one Princeton family resulted today in the prevention of their home being robbed, and the apprehension of the would-be burglar. According to the Wayne County Sheriff's Office, Kenneth Lamont Parnell Jr., 32, of Smithfield, broke...

Victim OK in Elm Street hit and run

A Goldsboro woman was the victim of a hit and run Sunday. The pedestrian was struck while crossing Elm Street at about 11:30 p.m. According to Goldsboro Police Department's Maj. Mike West of the traffic division, 20-year-old Bobbi Marie...

Goldsboro council weighs options for new W.A. Foster Center

The Goldsboro City Council was briefed Monday night on two possible locations for the new W.A. Foster Recreation Center in Mina Weil Park, but members, who had been contentious over the site at their Sept. 4 meeting, opted to...

Arrest made in cement mixer theft

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office has made an arrest in the Sept. 11 theft of a $175,000 cement truck from S&W Ready Concrete. According to a press release from the Sheriff's Office, Kevin Eason Jacobs, 24, 123 Meadowcrest Drive,...

Another meeting set for museum

The city's Air Force Museum Citizen Committee is scheduled to meet twice in the next two weeks as it continues its monitoring of the consultant team hired to design the city's museum proposal for the former Arts Council of...