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Tuesday, December 18, 2012

A little night music for needy children

They were more than just a backdrop for singing concert-goers and dancing children -- the holiday standards performed Monday evening inside the Paramount Theatre. Wayne Free, the lead singer of the Embers, said each of the songs performed during the...

Arrest made in shooting

The Goldsboro Police Department got help Monday from the State Bureau of Investigation and the federal Drug Enforcement Agency in capturing a local man wanted for attempted first-degree murder. Lemel Shamont Jones, 24, is accused of shooting 33-year-old Demetrice Joel...

Jet practice

If you see a group of F-15E Strike Eagles flying lower than they normally do -- or hear loudspeaker announcements blaring through the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base gates -- don't panic. It's only a test. The 4th Fighter Wing...

Commissioner J.D. Evans dies

J.D. Evans, who brought both character and personality to the Wayne County Board of Commissioners for over a decade, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was 71. "J.D. was absolutely a gentleman and a scholar," said Steve Keen,...

Council OKs next step of Streetscape

The Goldsboro City Council on Monday night gave the go-ahead to staff to proceed with the next step of the Center Street Streetscape project although the decision doesn't mean the project will go forward. The council's action only means...

Undersecretary makes stop at Air Force base

He came to Wayne County to honor the 4th Fighter Wing -- to praise its leadership and a particular member who distinguished himself by ensuring small businesses were hired to complete millions of dollars in infrastructure improvements on Seymour Johnson...