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Friday, April 26, 2013

Survivors, caregivers share stories at annual Relay for Life banquet

Nearly 300 people gathered at First Pentecostal Holiness Church Thursday to celebrate cancer warriors, cancer survivors and those who hold their hands along their journey. The annual Survivors' Banquet featured some of the same standbys that make the event so...

Briggs pleads guilty to murder

A Goldsboro man sentenced to more than nine but less than 12 years in prison Wednesday for the 2012 murder of 37-year-old Brandon Marquett Phillips could be out in as few as eight years. Demarko Devon Briggs, 28, of 627...

Live -- and let God

Kasey Swartz never even stopped to think about cancer. She was 24, healthy, the mother of a beautiful 1-year-old daughter and an Air Force wife. She had her whole life ahead of her, and few worries when she went...

'Fill the Boot'

Capt. Rob Loreman of the Goldsboro Fire Department works the "Fill the Boot" location at Wal-Mart on Spence Avenue early today. Firemen will be collecting money all weekend at the site for the Muscular Dystrophy Association....

Dudley man charged with sex offense

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office has arrested and charged a 31-year-old Dudley man for a second-degree sexual assault that occurred on April 14. David Escobar Herrera, of 291 Woodland Church Road, was placed in the Wayne County Jail under a...

City, county recommended for two N.C. greenway grants

The city of Goldsboro and Wayne County have each received recommendations from the North Carolina Trails Committee for two federal Recreational Trails Grants in the amount of $200,000 for the construction of greenways. The city and county applied for...