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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Man charged in meth lab raid in Mount Olive

MOUNT OLIVE -- The Goldsboro and Wayne County Interagency Drug Squad struck again Tuesday, this time in Mount Olive, making an arrest at a suspected meth lab. The narcotics unit, acting on information developed throughout the course of an...

Man hit while crossing U.S. 70

A Virginia man was airlifted to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville Tuesday night, after being struck by a vehicle on U.S. 70 East near Wood Peck Road just west of the Elroy Fire Station. William Ray Stolins, 47, was in...

Ribbon cut for county's new facility for seniors

For Peggy M. Seegars, it is the people that the county's new Senior Center will benefit and what it stands for -- not her name being on the building -- that is the true measure of the facility's value and...

Board will not penalize lawyer

A complaint filed by the N.C. State Bar against a local attorney was dismissed Oct. 12 after a panel ruled unanimously that allegations of wrongdoing in the case of Gregory Riley could not be proven. Riley, formerly of Orander...

Grocery store breaks ground

Workers have broken ground at the site of the county's first Harris Teeter grocery store on Wayne Memorial Drive. Construction began at Memorial Commons next to Office Depot Oct. 8 as earthmovers descended on the former site of Nichols...

Park to host zombie apocalypse

Waynesborough Park will be ground zero for a zombie outbreak this weekend as dozens of undead volunteers will be chasing visitors down the historic village's trails during the park's Zombie Apocalypse and Haunted Village events. The historic village will...

Store caught in annexation fight

It's been a tumultuous three months for the Kangaroo Express location at the corner of Buck Swamp Road and Huntington Drive in what was formerly the northwestern portion of the city. A state law left the convenience store on...

Frights await at downtown haunted house

Whatever scares you, be it crazed chainsaw murderers, enclosed spaces or clowns, you're likely to find it in Goldsboro's downtown haunted house where two local brothers are providing a local venue for all of your frightening needs during the...

Candidates visit Grantham for talk

Wayne County should not make any financial commitment to the city of Goldsboro's proposed Air Force museum, the two candidates for the at-large seat on the Wayne County Board of Commissioners said during a Tuesday night candidates forum. And...