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Friday, October 5, 2012

Suspect pleads to assault charge

One of the men involved in a November 2010 home invasion and assault on an elderly couple has pleaded to one count of conspiracy to commit armed robbery. Bakari Teachy, 22, was sentenced Thursday in Wayne County Superior Court to...

Shriners fish fry

Owen Jackson, front, and Jimmy Hudson prepare fish for frying at Herman Park early this morning. The Wayne County Shrine Club is holding its fried fish lunch and dinner today to raise money for the club's charity, the Shriners'...

County lists state goals

Protecting military air space, easing regulations on jail space requirements and supporting agriculture top the list of legislative goals Wayne County commissioners have submitted to the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners. Commissioners plan to follow up on the list...

Lawyer asks to stop burial

The family of murder victim Kennedy McLaurin will have to wait until at least February to be able to bury him after a defense lawyer for one of the young men charged in connection with the teen's murder argued that...

Cowboys, cowgirls battle for chance to claim top horse honors

DUDLEY -- Emily Dunn of Grantham guided her charcoal gray miniature stallion into the arena at Wayne Regional Agriculture Fair Thursday evening. The 12-year-old recalled the advice she had been given by her aunt, Rose Massey -- "You've got to...

Friday and Saturday at the fair

TODAY AT THE FAIR 4 p.m. -- Gates open to all exhibits 5 p.m. -- Midway opens 5 p.m. -- Junior Barbados Lamb Competition 5:30 p.m. -- Vocational Competition 6 p.m., 7:30 p.m. -- Almost Amazing Rex and Dana Ryan...

Fair winners

THURSDAY Talent Contest Vocal Solo -- 1st (6-8) Rebecca Eliassiant, Dillard Middle School, (9-12) Tristan McCoy, Goldsboro High School Instrumental Solo -- 1st (6-8) Janelle Abad, Rosewood Middle School, (9-12) Erik Ordonez, Spring Creek High School Dance Solo -- 1st...

Fair recycling contest allows entries to get creative

DUDLEY -- If fairgoers think they have seen the pink little pig and her cute two little piglets before, they may be right. But they might find it hard to believe that was when the pigs were still just...