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Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Missed Direction: Craig Doubt's story

It has been nearly five years since Goldsboro police found Craig Doubt III lying behind a home on East Maple Street -- a victim of a gunshot wound to the back of the head. And while his killer never faced...

Missed Direction: The other victims

A little boy crawls into bed with his mother and wipes tears from her eyes. It has been more than 20 years, but Leigh Monroe can still feel her 2-year-old son's fingers running through her hair. "He would say,...

Missed Direction: Murders in Goldsboro since 2012

* Brandon Phillips, 37, shot on Wayne Avenue in April 2012. * Khyrie Roberts, 21, shot in May 2012 in the Madison Market Grill & Grocery parking lot. * Charles Barnes, 35, stabbed in May 2012 at a home on...

County hedges on funds to help illiterate

People who learn to read through Wayne County's non-profit adult literacy program need to help support that program by paying a fee, Wayne County Commissioner Joe Daughtery said. And since many of the people using Literacy Connections of Wayne...

Fremont to board: North end of county needs look

Kicking off the Wayne County Board of Commissioners' tour through the boards of each of the county's seven municipalities, Chairman Steve Keen ended Tuesday night's meeting with the same theme he opened it with -- "Where does Fremont fit?"...

$10M coming for city projects

Goldsboro is one step closer to a new train station, a new bus transfer site and more renovations downtown. The air was electric at the Goldsboro City Council work session Tuesday night as it was officially announced the city...

Did we help American Military Spouses Choir make the finals?

Facebook page was abuzz last night as the community vowed to rally behind SJAFB spouse Katie Pritz and other members of the American Military Spouses Choir who competed on the "America's Got Talent" semi-finals show live from Radio City Music...

Butterfield pledges to focus on electric, rail

U.S. Rep. G. K. Butterfield spent Tuesday in the southwest end of North Carolina's 1st Congressional District touring IMPulse in Mount Olive and attending an N.C. Radiological Society meeting in Goldsboro. And some good news was passed on, at...

Acme United plant in Fremont set to close

FREMONT -- The Acme United Corp. plant that has operated in Fremont since 1968 is scheduled to close in May 2014, following the company's purchase of a new manufacturing and distribution center in Rocky Mount. The Fremont plant has...