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Saturday, January 5, 2013

Man hurt in shooting

A 19-year-old shooting victim was treated and released from the emergency room at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Friday night. Michael Antonio Thompson, 127 Mill Creek Court, told Goldsboro police he was shot in the right leg while on the 900...

Mount Olive College to hold Visitation Day on Jan. 21

MOUNT OLIVE -- Potential college students can experience campus life at Mount Olive College's Visitation Day on Monday, Jan. 21 . Registration in the Lois K. Murphy Center begins at 9 a.m. High school juniors and seniors and their parents...

Man arrested after allegedly holding a gun to 8-year-old's head

A Goldsboro man who allegedly forced his way into a Mount Olive home and held a gun to the head of an 8-year-old girl was arrested Friday morning at the Econo Lodge in Goldsboro. Shawnquel Futrelle, 25, who was...

Ericka James sworn in as new district court judge

There were three standing ovations on Friday. The first two were for the 8th Judicial District's first black female judge to be elected and sworn in, the Honorable Ericka Y. James. The third was for her husband, Ronald. Dignitaries...

67 new jobs set to come to Wayne County

In one of her last acts in office, former Gov. Beverly Perdue and the Wayne County Developmental Alliance announced Friday nearly $6 million in total investments and 67 new jobs from new and existing industries in Wayne County. In...

Geocaching: hidden treasures all around

On March 23, 2010, Ralph Benedetto attached a travel bug to a blue Wayne Community College keychain and dropped it in a wooded area on the grounds of the college, hopeful it would wend its way around the globe...

Truck driver dead in Friday night accident

A 43-year-old Seven Springs man driving a truck containing a load of turkeys was killed at the scene of a one-vehicle accident shortly after 9 p.m. Friday. The N.C. Highway Patrol said speed was a contributing factor in the...

Register of Deeds warns of scam

Wayne County Register of Deeds Lois Mooring is warning residents of a scam that tries to get people to fork out money for something they can get for free. In a news release, she said that she has become...

Cromartie nominated by Democrats to replace Evans

Despite the non-binding nature of its nomination, the Wayne County Democratic Party nonetheless put forward Ed Cromartie as its choice to replace the late J.D. Evans on the county Board of Commissioners. In a vote held Friday, Cromartie, a...