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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Morning chase ends in arrest

A Goldsboro teenager was arrested early Wednesday morning after he allegedly broke into a Pikeville home, raped a woman who resides there and fled from authorities. Marvin Devon Breeden, 19, of 315 E. Walnut St., was charged with first-degree burglary,...

Southern Wayne High School program allows students to explore

DUDLEY -- Sometimes the first step to getting good grades in high school is to take some of the pressure off and offer classes students enjoy. "We realized that the more kids get involved in school, the more successful...

Assault rifle found in child's closet

MOUNT OLIVE -- A stolen and loaded assault rifle was found inside a child's bedroom closet by Mount Olive police who have charged Lashawn McCullen, 27, 108 E. Kornegay St., in connection with the theft of the weapon. He...

LaGrange Arts Center to hold exhibit

LAGRANGE -- The LaGrange Arts Center will have an exhibit opening and reception on Sunday at the center from 2-4 p.m. featuring local photographer Robert Washington and student artwork from Banks Elementary School, Frink Middle School and LaGrange Elementary...

Mount Olive College to hold program on N.C. in WWII

Mount Olive College Moye Library is hosting a program by Kevin P. Duffus called "War Zone: World War II off North Carolina's Outer Banks" on Monday, Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. in videoconference rooms 114 and 115 of the...

County will hear soon on Golden LEAF funds

Wayne County should know in just over a month how $2 million in funding through the Golden LEAF Foundation's Community Assistance Initiative will be split among six local projects. The decision will signal the end of a nearly year-long process...

A Sterling Halloween

Rosewood Middle School students Rebecca Drew, Mary Barnes, Savannah Bajuette and Hunter Newell pet Cricket the poodle while he is held by Lois Wood, 89, at the Sterling House in Goldsboro. The students were at the Sterling House as...

Red Cross blood drives

Following is the November blood drive schedule for the Wayne County chapter of the American Red Cross: Nov. 1 -- Southern Wayne High School from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 4 -- Oakland Community Church from noon to 4...

Ghosts, goblins set for holiday trek for treats

Trick-or-treaters will hit the streets this evening as Halloween comes to Wayne County. The official time for costumed youngsters to knock on doors -- and hopefully fill their bags with candy and other goodies -- is from 6 until 8...

Tedesco hopes different experiences will carry him to schools superintendent

John Tedesco says that even without his experience on the Wake County Board of Education, his own childhood is reason enough for him to be stumping for the role of state superintendent. Long before he became a member of...

Christmas in the Forest starts Friday

St. Francis Episcopal Church will hold its 34th annual Christmas in the Forest on Friday and Saturday. The holiday bazaar will feature handcrafted gifts by various artisans, homemade baked goods and demonstrations on bow making, wood carving, beading and...

Goldsboro Disc Golf Club to hold its first event at Stoney Creek Park

Organizers are in the midst of registration for the first event hosted by the Goldsboro Disc Golf Club, scheduled for Nov. 11. Online registration ends Friday at 1 p.m. for the Greater Goldsboro Turkey Shoot, a two-round disc golf...