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Sheriff's Office makes arrest in shooting

Wayne County sheriff's deputies arrested John Collins Chase II this morning in connection to the shooting of Anthony Scott Carter on Tuesday. According to deputies, the early reports on the incident indicated that Carter was the victim of a...

National Night Out draws big crowds in Goldsboro, Mount Olive

Herman Park was packed from end to end Tuesday night as the community poured out in droves to support National Night Out's 30th gathering. Children with painted faces and stickers on their shirts ran, and jumped and played hide-and-seek in...

Demolition crew hits gas line at former Arts Council

Demolition of the old Arts Council building on the corner of Ash Street and Spence Avenue hit a snag at about 5 p.m. Tuesday when workers punctured a gas line, forcing a mass evacuation of the immediate area. Goldsboro Fire...

Daughtery: Sorry for attack on Smith

Wayne County Commissioner Joe Daughtery, who just two weeks ago called for the firing of County Manager Lee Smith, Tuesday morning apologized for having done so. "I wish to extend an apology to Mr. Smith and my fellow commissioners...

Goldsboro woman sentenced for tax fraud

A Goldsboro tax preparer has been sentenced to nearly five years in federal prison for her role in a scheme to file nearly $2 million in false income tax forms. Tracie Jones Mathis, 47, was sentenced Tuesday by U.S....

Purple Heart recipients honored as 'real heroes'

Throw the modern concept of the hero to the wind. Real heroes, Michael Johnson said, are the ones less willing to talk about what makes them a hero. "As we all know, Purple Heart veterans are not always willing...

Lotto fever

A clerk at the Wilco-Hess gas station on East Ash Street hands a Powerball ticket to William Hubbard this morning. Hubbard and thousands of other people across the country are hoping to cash in on the $425 million Powerball...

Crime of the Week

On Saturday, at approximately 1:45 p.m., officers of the Goldsboro Police Department responded to the 900 block of North John Street. Once officers arrived, they located an unconscious man that was later identified as Leodis Hamlin Jr., 36. Witnesses...

Kidnapping, attempted sex assault

A 68-year-old Goldsboro man has been arrested and charged in the kidnapping and attempted sexual assault of a 28-year-old LaGrange woman, the Goldsboro Police Department said. Roland Whitley, of 1700 Harris St., allegedly locked the woman in a barn outside...

County chooses team for library build

The design/build team of Smith Engineering & Design of Goldsboro/Jackson Builders of Goldsboro was selected by Wayne County commissioners Tuesday morning to build Mount Olive's new Steele Memorial Library. The next step, according to County Manager Lee Smith, will...