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Thursday, September 26, 2013

Fair's big debut

DUDLEY -- Mikayla Jones breaks into a big smile as she talks about her miniature horse, Little Lady. But showing her pride and joy is not all that excites the 9-year-old about the Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair, which opens...

Tip leads to woman's two-county forgery arrest

A Crime Stoppers tip led to the arrest of a Goldsboro woman Saturday, wanted on felony charges from two counties, the Goldsboro Police Department said. Investigators from Wayne and Wilson counties charged 20-year-old Shaquwana Miranda Davis, of 507 Gulley St.,...

Planning on making a trip out to the fair?

Today 4 p.m. -- Gates open 5 p.m. -- Powers Great American Midways open 5:30 p.m. -- Vocational competitions, drafting in the white building and math in the entertainment arena 6 p.m. -- Almost Amazing Rex and Dana Ryan on...

Duplin man killed in crash

FAISON -- A Dudley man died in a single-vehicle accident near Faison early Sunday, according to the state Highway Patrol. Jhonson Estime, 24, of 111 Running Deer Drive, apparently drove his vehicle off the left side of the highway and...

School honored for achieving 100 percent graduation rate

Wayne Early/Middle College High School has again distinguished itself by having a 100 percent graduation rate, and Monday was among 10 school districts and 36 high schools across the state to be recognized for the accomplishment. This is the fourth...

Advisory board continues plans for prison revamp

The Wayne County Detention Center Advisory Board Wednesday morning continued to fast-track efforts to convert the soon-to-be-shuttered Wayne Correctional Center into the county's new jail. The county is doing so even though the state has yet to say what...