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Thursday, February 6, 2014

Man, 21, pleads guilty to rape

Marvin Devon Breeden, 21, pleaded guilty to first-degree rape in Wayne County Superior Court Wednesday. He received an active sentence of 20 to 25 years in prison. According to testimony, the victim awoke in the middle of the night...

Father to serve 10 years for son's death

Assistant District Attorney Matthew Delbridge called it the toughest case in his 30-year career. Brendan Pemberton, 22, pleaded no contest in Wayne County Superior Court Wednesday to second-degree murder in the death of his 4-month-old son. Judge Arnold O....

On 'American Idol,' a chance to inspire

"I try not to look too far ahead," she said. "The goal is to win, but with me I just want to take it step by step and see why I'm in this position right now, how am I going...

New jail to be named after sheriff

Progress has come to a halt on securing a new Wayne County jail until the state decides whether or not it will convey the old Wayne Correctional Center to the county. But when a new jail finally does open,...

Recycled fence sale proceeds pay for controlled access project

The Goldsboro Public Works Department made enough from recycled metal fencing from the first phase of a U.S. 70 beautification project to fund the remainder of the project, city officials said. The plan to replace the rusty fencing along...

Businesses needed for Middle School Career Fair

The fifth annual Middle School Career Fair is coming up next week and organizers are encouraging area businesses to support the event. "It's not too late to be a part of the middle school career fair this year to...