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Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Airman's rape case begins in base court

The court-martial proceedings against Tech Sgt. Floyd M. Jeter, an F-15E Strike Eagle maintainer on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, got under way Monday morning with pretrial motions. Opening statements were scheduled to begin this morning. Jeter is charged...

Learning how to play

E.J. Wall, left, shows Isaac Young how to form chords on a guitar. Isaac and other young people were learning how to make and play a variety of musical instruments while attending a 4-H summer camp at the Wayne...

Police eyeing weekend shootings

Aside from the murder on West Walnut Street Saturday night, at least three other shootings surrounded the Fourth of July holiday in Goldsboro. Goldsboro police said Monday the shootings might or might not be connected, but none of them were...

Heavy rains bogging down local farmers

Excess rain has caused "target spots" and other diseases to infiltrate tobacco fields in many areas around Wayne County and has made harvesting crops difficult for farmers, agriculture experts say. "It's really bad," said Kevin Johnson, County Extension director....

Hearing held in child's death

The Air Force's lead prosecutor in the case against a Seymour Johnson Air Force Base airman charged in the death of his 15-month-old son has asked that the charges be expanded to include premeditated murder. Senior Airman Matthew Theurer,...

Local chapter attends cosmetology convention

The North Carolina Beautician and Cosmetology Association celebrated its 74th year at its convention in Fayetteville. Chapter No. 30 of Goldsboro was awarded its second trophy in two years for having the most members in attendance. Chapter President Cleo Rowe...