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Thursday, March 28, 2013

Soup kitchen volunteer recognized for dedication

Every Tuesday for nearly the last six years, Anne Marie Johnson has gone to the Community Soup Kitchen of Goldsboro, not to receive a meal, but to help serve one. And on Monday, it was that dedication that led...

Fremont touts schools, debunks rates

FREMONT -- Promoting Fremont's high-quality schools while debunking the town's reputation for high utility rates needs to be pursued as the town looks for ways to make itself more attractive to potential newcomers. That was the consensus opinion Tuesday night...

Teen warns peers about drunk driving dangers

Danielle Peedin was in seventh grade when it happened. By 10th grade she was being asked her to speak to her peers about it, but she wasn't ready. On Wednesday, though, with students at Rosewood High School and the...

Police search for second suspect

The Goldsboro Police Department is still searching for a local man officers suspect was the second perpetrator of an early-morning armed robbery at Donnell's Express Mart on March 8. Devon Melvin Williams, 20, is wanted for robbery with a dangerous...

Resident helps police catch burglar

A quick-thinking citizen called 911 Tuesday when he saw a man breaking into a neighbor's home at 2708 Warrick Circle, leading to an arrest later that night. Officers from the Goldsboro Police Department's A-shift found the door forced open when...

Second arrest made in connection to murder

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office has arrested a second suspect in the case surrounding the murder of Justin Travis Lancaster. Gerald George Lee was arrested and charged with Lancaster's murder on March 16. Officials with the Sheriff's Office said...

ECU joining Big East in all sports

East Carolina will join the soon-to-be-renamed Big East as an all-sports member, instead of just for football as originally planned. The league and school announced the move Wednesday. East Carolina had already been set to join Cincinnati, Connecticut, South Florida...