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Friday, August 2, 2013

School district plans summer conference

Wayne County Public Schools' eighth annual Summer Institute will take place next week at Mount Olive College. The free three-day conference is an opportunity for new and veteran teachers, administrators, volunteers, parents and guardians to attend workshops on a variety...

Students enjoy shopping spree

Going back to school means going back to school shopping, and the Salvation Army did just that this morning. Volunteers armed with gift cards to Target paired up with approximately 30 children early today to give them a chance...

Dealer to spend eight years in prison

Accused heroin trafficker Coleco Tayloe Best, 30, was convicted and sentenced on several drug and gun charges in Wayne County Superior Court on Wednesday. He was sentenced to more than eight years in prison. Best, of 854 Old Highway 111,...

Picking for history

Three members of the bluegrass band Carolina Grass harmonize on a number during a benefit concert Thursday night at the old Goldsboro Meeting House. From left, Tommy Aldridge, Eddie Mcdarris and Larry Taylor perform before a packed house. The...

Burglary, assault charges filed

One man is in custody and another is being sought by Goldsboro police after a Saturday evening burglary on North Taylor Street resulted in an assault early Sunday morning. Police have charged 41-year-old Shelton June Ellis with second-degree burglary, larceny...