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Thursday, October 4, 2012

Southern Wayne High School student had gun in car

DUDLEY -- A 16-year-old Southern Wayne High School student was arrested Wednesday after a tip about drugs in a vehicle turned up several weapons during a search. Braxton Allison Hood, 16, of 295 Falling Creek Church Road, Goldsboro, was arrested...

Skeleton found on bypass work site

Little information has come to light concerning skeletal remains that were unearthed Sept. 15 by a construction crew working on the new U.S. 70 Bypass near Salem Church Road. The discovery temporarily halted the work until the Wayne County Sheriff's...

Entries sought for Veterans Day parade

They put more pressure on themselves every year. Their expectations elevate. So even though their annual parade is more than a month away, members of the Wayne County Veterans and Patriots Coalition are already urging the community to sign...

County OKs jail rehab money

A $1.581 million budget amendment to earmark funds for major renovation work at the Wayne County Jail was unanimously approved by county commissioners Tuesday morning as part of their consent agenda. The money will come from the fund balance. "As...

86, and he's still behind New Hope Church counter

DUDLEY -- You won't find Harold Coltrane behind the grill at the New Hope United Methodist Church fair booth anymore, but he can still tell you just how to make his favorite sandwich. Stirring the egg and throwing it...

Rose Hill preparing jubilee to celebrate poultry on Saturday

ROSE HILL -- The public is invited to a day and evening of fun at the Rose Hill Poultry Jubileee planned for Saturday on Main Street in Rose Hill. The event will include a parade, entertainment, carnival rides, a...

More than routine cheering at the Wayne Regional Fair

They jumped, tumbled, danced and cheered. Sometimes the routine was perfect. Sometimes it wasn't. But cheerleaders from across the area all carried on with an unstoppable spirit Wednesday night at the Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair. Because the recent downpours...

Murder suspect in court

The body found by local law enforcement several weeks ago has not yet been identified as Kennedy McLaurin, Superior Court Judge Arnold Jones was told early today in a Wayne County courtroom. For complete details on this revelation -- and...