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Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Two men jailed in statutory rape case

A registered sex offender and another man will face charges in connection with an incident involving a 14-year-old girl. Joseph Carl Thomas, 32, of 603 E. Walnut St., where the event allegedly took place, was charged with indecent liberties...

Board reviews options for jail, prison

It could cost Wayne County $75,000 to $100,000 for a cost analysis to look at the operation of the county jail, the Sheriff's Office annex and possible use of the Wayne Correctional Center as a jail once it closes...

Hospital to raise fees by 5 percent

With uncertainties swirling around the January implementation of the federal Affordable Health Care Act's individual mandate, officials at Wayne Memorial Hospital say they are taking a conservative approach to their planning for fiscal year 2014 and projecting expenses to...

Local groups honor heroes

Members of Wayne County AARP Chapter 3381 bought a group of local heroes a doughnut and a cup of coffee this morning as they not only honored the anniversary of Sept. 11, but also the local officers who keep the...

Crime of the Week

On Aug. 30, a resident of South Charleston, W.Va., reported that he discovered that unknown people had made two purchases totaling $414.05 with his debit card at the Walmart located at 2908 U.S. 70 West in Goldsboro at approximately...

Group kicks off effort to improve county health

A car accident two years ago left Sonja Summerville temporarily sidelined and out of work. "The only thing I did for that entire year was to eat, watch Lifetime and just sit on the couch," she said. It all...

Letting the paint fly

Letting the jazz music move them, local residents helped create a Jackson Pollock-style abstract painting during the Arts Council of Wayne County's First Friday event Friday. While a variety of jazz music played in the background, those attending had...

Commissioners continue meetings with town boards

Wayne County commissioners will meet Thursday with the Seven Springs Town Board at 6 p.m. at the Seven Springs Restaurant. The session is the latest in a series of meetings with the county's seven municipalities. The meetings are open...

Goldsboro Ballet to hold Love of Dance/Silent Auction fundraiser Saturday

Goldsboro Ballet dancers will show off what they learned at camps this summer, while also raising money for future performances during their annual Love of Dance/Silent Auction fundraiser Saturday. The event will be at 7 p.m. at the Paramount...