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Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Airman charged in son's death

The father of a 15-month-old found dead on the side of a Columbus County road -- on the shoulder of U.S. 905 between Whiteville and Tabor City -- has been charged by the Air Force in connection with the child's...

Commissioner questions Board of Elections raises

A verbal scuffle over operations in the county's Board of Elections ended with one commissioner questioning another over his intentions as a new member of the county's governing body. Commissioner John Bell challenged Commissioner Joe Daughtery during the board's meeting...

Man enters plea in his brother's murder

The trial of a man accused of shooting his brother ended abruptly this week when the defendant decided to take a plea deal instead. Assistant District Attorney Matthew Delbridge said Alonza Barnes "reconsidered his position." Barnes, charged with the 2012...

Helping the bunny out

Mary Scott Best, 8, paints her Easter egg to sit alongside her papier mache bunny while her sister Hannah, 6, does the same during the "Hop To It!" event at the Arts Council of Wayne County. Sarah Merritt taught...

One dead in Tuesday crash

An accident late Tuesday afternoon ended in the death of a county woman. Authorities identified the victim of the crash on Hood Swamp Road as Belva Jackson of Hare Road. N.C. State Highway Patrol Supervisor First Sgt. Jerry Burton said...

Mobile mammography center to be at Berkeley Mall on Thursday

The BelkGives on the Go Mobile Mammography Center is making a stop in Goldsboro Thursday to offer free screenings for local women. The unit is a 39-foot long state-of-the-art screening center on wheels. Exams will be performed by licensed...

Airman investigated in baby's death

Seymour Johnson Air Force Base officials are currently investigating the death of the 15-month-old child of an airman stationed at the Goldsboro installation -- and the discovery of the child's body in Columbus County Tuesday afternoon. Sources with knowledge of...

SJAFB investigating death of 15-month-old

Seymour Johnson Air Force Base officials are currently investigating the death of the 15-month-old child of an airman stationed at the Goldsboro installation -- and the discovery of the child's body in Columbus County Tuesday afternoon. For the complete story,...