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Monday, June 3, 2013

Pikeville bank robbed

The Heritage Bank at 100 W. Main St., Pikeville, was robbed today. No injuries were reported. People with information on this crime are asked to call the Pikeville Police Department at 919-242-5330 or the FBI at 1-800-209-2293. Tips also...

Learning to shine

Retired teacher Sharon Bell has always believed that young people are diamonds in the rough -- or pearls. Several years ago, witnessing some of the challenges faced by middle school students, she decided to do something about it. "The self-esteem...

Crime of the Week helps nab 'peeper'

A Goldsboro man was arrested Thursday for allegedly trying to use his cellphone to take a photo up a 31-year-old woman's skirt on Tuesday at the Walmart of Spence Avenue. The arrest, police said, came after the suspect was...

County to talk budget Tuesday

Wayne County commissioners now have a copy of the proposed $161 million 2013-14 budget, but the document, which was released Friday afternoon, has no indication of what county residents will pay in taxes next year. Even commissioners don't know what...

Student plans race to fund well

When Katie Johnson spent time with her father and other volunteers in Tanzania over Christmas break, she saw firsthand what poverty really means, and gained a little bit of perspective as well. "They have no funds for purified water...