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Friday, January 18, 2013

Suspect gets jail in meth blast

The third of four suspects in the March 2011 explosion that rocketed through the rental property that was once the Goldwater Motel in Dudley has been sentenced to more than six years in prison. Regina Ann Rugkit, 30, pleaded guilty...

County leaders talking schools

Wayne County Commission Chairman Steve Keen Thursday tried unsuccessfully to block discussion of education during the board's seven-hour planning retreat, arguing that it would "supersede" a pending joint meeting between commissioners and the Wayne County Board of Education. The nearly...

Worker charged in sexual assault

The former director of maintenance at Goldsboro Assisted Living who was charged with sexual assault on Aug. 8, 2012, has been sentenced to 60 days in jail. The sentence was suspended, however, and Gerald Dean Blizzard, 68, will instead serve...

Blood battle: And the winner is ...

It was a bloody battle, but in the end, the city emerged victorious. The first-ever county versus city blood drive was held at the same time, but at different locations. County employees gave blood at the Red Cross chapter house,...

Police investigating shooting

Goldsboro Police are at Lighthouse Food Mart on Herman Street, investigating a possible shooting. According to information from the scene, a man was taken to Wayne Memorial Hospital with an apparent gunshot wound. It is unclear at this time if...