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Woman seriously injured in wreck

A Greenville resident was seriously injured in a one-car wreck early Sunday morning and was airlifted, via helicopter, to WakeMed Hospital for treatment. Terika Jenise Albritton, 28, was pinned in her red Chevrolet for nearly an hour as responders from...

Five years ... strong

David Weil sits near the back of the Paramount Theatre wearing a tuxedo. It's the same one he donned five years prior at the theater's grand reopening after it was rebuilt, but he says it fit him better Friday...

Man, 24, will face heroin charge

A Goldsboro man charged with trafficking in heroin is in the Wayne County Jail under a $1.5 million secured bond. Carsheme Jamil Ruffin, 24, of 303 Leslie St., was arrested by the Goldsboro Police Department's Drug Squad on Thursday....

Food stamp delay shifts to May

The backlog in processing hundreds of food stamp applications in Wayne County is being chipped away, but it will be May before it is completely cleared -- just in time for Medicaid information to be entered into the new statewide...

Grant funds pay off at Wayne Community College

Wayne Community College President Dr. Kay Albertson told a joint meeting of college trustees and Wayne County commissioners this week that the college cannot rely solely on state appropriations to do all that it needs to do. Instead, the...

Pastor, church share pizza, fellowship with children

A Raleigh pastor says he saw a need in Wayne County and decided to respond. Craig Smith of Enrich Your Joy already travels to Goldsboro each Saturday to conduct a miracle and healing service from 2 to 4 p.m. at...

Events set for Wayne Reads

Wayne County Reads continues its 2013 "season of reading" with a lecture and a book discussion this week. Dr. A.J. Bullard will speak on "Medicinal and Native Plants of the Carolinas" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12. Location is...

County adopts NCACC goals

Wayne County commissioners adopted a resolution this week supporting legislative goals of the state Association of County Commissioners. While opposing the shift of state responsibilities and associated costs to local governments tops the list, commissioners said that agriculture continues be...

Mount Olive Chamber honors 10 for community service

Mount Olive Chamber President Tyler Barwick Graham had no idea the banquet she helped organize would also be the place where she was honored for her years of service to the community. Mrs. Barwick Graham was awarded the Distinguished...