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Friday, September 13, 2013

Break-in suspect caught; one still on loose

Investigators with the Wayne County Sheriff's Office have one suspect in custody after two men allegedly broke into and fired shots inside a Dudley home before 11 p.m. Thursday. Tommy Levar Rivers, 32, 142 Alder Lane, was placed in the...

Man faces marijuana charges

The Wayne County Sheriff's Aggressive Crime Enforcement Team seized 60 pounds of marijuana and arrested one suspect during a traffic stop on U.S. 117 South, near Old Mount Olive Highway on Thursday. James Jonel Leggett, 37, 612 Brogden St., was...

Rallying around their hero in the competition of his life

They were only words, but they hit harder than any opponent he had ever faced. He was a doctor -- not an adversary --but he delivered a blow that, for a moment, brought a champion to his knees. A younger...

Two face prison time in fraud

Two former Goldsboro Housing Authority employees are facing up to 10 years in prison and fines of up to $250,000 following their guilty pleas Wednesday in federal district court in Raleigh to the unlawful conversion of federal funds. Gene Dexter...

Seven Springs: Floyd troubles remain

SEVEN SPRINGS -- The floodwaters that covered most of Seven Springs in the wake of Hurricane Floyd in 1999 have long since subsided. But 14 years later, the county's oldest town has yet to return to its pre-flood status, in...

Wayne Community College hosts health care talk Sunday

With less than a month before the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act goes into effect, Wayne Community College Foundation secured a speaker to discuss the topic on everyone's lips -- "The Future of Obamacare." Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m....

School enrollment up by 115 students as district reports 10-day numbers

The 10th day has passed for Wayne County Public Schools, and officials are studying enrollment numbers to determine the need for any reorganization. Monday was the 10th day of classes, with an increase of 115 students over the previous year....

Burglary, assault suspect arrested in Raleigh for indecent exposure

A Goldsboro man wanted by Goldsboro police for burglary and assault with a deadly weapon, was arrested for indecent exposure in Raleigh on Monday and gave authorities there a false name. Bryan Marquaill Williams was charged by the Raleigh Police...