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Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Worker blamed for skit scare

Wayne County Public Schools officials are investigating why an employee, dressed as a masked gunman holding a toy pistol, entered each of the six sixth-grade classes at Eastern Wayne Middle School Friday as part of what the principal there called...

Man shot at door

A Goldsboro man was shot to death early today after answering a knock at the door at 1000 Devereaux St. Investigators with the Goldsboro Police Department were on scene throughout the night and well into the morning collecting evidence after...

Patient census steady

The struggling economy does not appear to be driving more people to the Wayne County Health Department, officials say. Rather, the number of client visits this year is consistent with last year's, Health Department Director Davin Madden said. Madden...

Man, 46, facing two sex charges

A Mount Olive man was arrested earlier this month on a charge of statutory rape of a 13-year-old girl and was taken into custody while he was already in the Wayne County Courthouse facing an unrelated charge of taking...

Mount Olive College to offer new degree

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive College will offer its first graduate-level course beginning in January. College President Philip P. Kerstetter announced the addition of the master's in business administration program during a recent meeting of the college Foundation Board....

Charges released in case of ex-deputy

Records obtained from the Wayne County Office of the Clerk of Courts spell out the charges against former Wayne County Sheriff's deputy Randy Avon Thompson. Charges were officially filed against Thompson, 34, on Friday after an SBI investigation led...

Accused bus garage employees back at work

Three bus garage employees "terminated" by the school district last month and under investigation by the Sheriff's Office for larceny of fuel returned to work Monday, with officials tight-lipped on the reason for the change of status. Last week,...