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Friday, February 8, 2013

Two men accept deals in murder cases

Two men accused of murder accepted plea deals in Wayne County Superior Court this week. Judge Arnold Jones sentenced Onza Lee Brown Jr, 35, to a maximum of 11 years in prison after the defendant pleaded guilty to voluntary...

Waterlogged

Heavy rains overnight flooded this section of Royall Avenue near its intersection with Spence Avenue this morning, with traffic having to be rerouted. State Transportation Department officials were on the scene, along with Goldsboro police. The water was expected to...

Four facing charges in city drug raid

An investigation conducted by the Air Force's Office of Special Investigations culminated in a brief vehicle chase and four arrests Thursday. A search warrant, served at 170 Best Ave., with the assistance of the Wayne County Sheriff's Office including members...

Overcoming their obstacles

Alaina Brooke Howell scanned the audience gathered at the central office of Wayne County Public Schools Thursday afternoon, unaffected by the fact that all eyes were on her. The petite curly-haired 5-year-old was wheeled to the front of the room...

Wayne County Reads continues new season with discussion of book

Book enthusiasts gathered inside Weil Auditorium Wednesday as the county's monthlong celebration of literacy continued with a discussion of the Wayne County Reads selection, "Bless Me, Ultima." The discussion was led by Debra Curl, who specializes in language studies...

Optimists collecting computers Saturday

On Saturday, the Goldsboro Optimist Club will collect used computers from the public in the parking lot at Sam's Club from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The following items are needed for its Optimist Computers4Kids program: computers with Windows...