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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Investigators suspect arson

The Goldsboro Fire Department extinguished three house fires this weekend that were later deemed suspicious and are now being investigated with the help of the State Bureau of Investigation, Goldsboro Fire Chief Gary Whaley said. He would not go...

Decorating for Christmas

Spring Creek Elementary School kindergarten student Elijah Phillips adds another ornament to a Christmas tree inside the Roberts School building for "Christmas in the Village" at Old Waynesborough Park on Monday. The free event will be held Dec. 14...

Woman alleges rape

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive police are investigating a 29-year-old woman's claim that she was raped last week after she left a photo shoot at LJ Image Photography at 800 N. Church St. The attack happened across the street...

Crash victim identified

The N.C. State Highway Patrol has identified the driver killed in the Saturday evening accident in Mount Olive that also injured three other people. Yobani Palacios, 22, of Dudley, was headed south on 117 Alternate when he crossed the...

Weather changes plans for Lights Up

Predictions of high winds and a stormy night will not stop the city's annual Christmas lights ceremony downtown -- but it will curtail it a bit, officials said. Horse trolley rides will not be offered at Downtown Lights Up...

Inductees named to agriculture's local Hall of Fame

Wilber Shirley and the late Stephen Keith Waller Sr. were inducted into the Wayne County Agricultural Hall of Fame during the annual Farm-City Banquet held at the Wayne Center on Monday night. Charlotte Jenkins, Wayne County Soil and Water...

Mount Olive residents warned about water line insurance letters

Some Mount Olive residents are receiving letters and forms about purchasing insurance for water service line maintenance at their residences, but police Chief Brian Rhodes warns citizens that the town of Mount Olive has nothing to do with the...

Goldsboro Christmas Parade to be held at 4 p.m. Dec. 7

Entries are still being accepted for the Goldsboro Christmas Parade, which will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7. Earlier reports had the time as 3 p.m., but officials with the Young Professionals, an arm of the...