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Friday, August 23, 2013

Just a dog and his family, almost, after being a hero

To Staff Sgt. Ben Seekell, he is more than just a dog. He is a confidant -- a partner. He's family -- a bond forged in Afghanistan when the two were nearly killed while on patrol not far from...

Meet your teacher ...

Aaliyah Moses stood quietly by her father as they waited for directions to her new classroom at North Drive Elementary School late Thursday afternoon. The third-grader enjoys school, she said, "because it's fun and educational." The 8-year-old with aspirations...

County adds name to housing help list

Wayne County Commissioner Joe Daughtery on Tuesday questioned how the county selects local residents for its federal Community Development Block Grant programs. The question was raised during board discussions about adding a person to the county's current $400,000 Community...

Florida murder suspect arrested

The Goldsboro Police Department's Selective Enforcement Unit arrested a man wanted on murder charges issued out of Orange County, Fla., Thursday. Daniel Craven Jr., 27, 726 Annabelle St., was arrested in the 100 block of North Slocumb Street after...

Jam spot could move down street

Future expansion plans for Cornerstone Commons could see Center Street Jams eventually moving about a block away to the space that could double in size and be utilized as a downtown park, city officials say. While the project to...