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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Here we snow again

Winter weather is heading into North Carolina again. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory until midnight tonight and a winter storm warning from 9 a.m. Wednesday until 6 p.m. Thursday. Snowfall is expected to range...

Suspect arrested on drug charges

A Goldsboro man free on bond awaiting trial on charges of selling and delivering cocaine is back in the Wayne County Jail, this time on charges of manufacturing marijuana. Rueben Knowles Armstrong, 49, 602 W. Mulberry St., also charged...

Fremont will wait to hire administrator

FREMONT -- The town is suspending its search for a new town administrator to control expenditures following the resignation of its past administrator in November. Former Town Administrator Kerry McDuffie left Fremont to accept the position as town manager of...

Nine file for spots on May primary ballot

Nine candidates filed Monday at the Wayne County Board of Elections office during the first day of the filing period for the May 6 primary. Filing continues until noon on Feb. 28. Larry Pierce of Goldsboro, who was appointed...

Officer talks down suspect in rape

A detective with the Wayne County Sheriff's Office talked a rape suspect holding a knife to his own throat out of a pond in the North End section of the county Sunday. David Jacob Lambert, 28, 162 Beston Drive,...

Board accepts Smith's resignation

Wayne County Manager Lee Smith will be paid $325,000 as part of a resignation agreement unanimously approved Monday afternoon by Wayne County commissioners. There was no discussion. The county expects to name an interim manager as soon as possible,...

Jazz showcase planned

Wayne County has a new monthly jazz event. The first Wayne County Jazz Showcase will be held Feb. 21 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Arts Council of Wayne County. It will feature one of the event organizers...

Group working to stop underage drinking

A collaborative effort between WATCH, law enforcement and bar owners is being formed to reduce access to alcohol by underage youth. The WATCH Substance Abuse Prevention Task Force, or SAPTF, met recently with law enforcement officers from Buncombe County,...