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Rouse pleading not guilty in crash

Ray Norman Rouse IV, 35, of Raleigh, pleaded not guilty to two counts of second-degree murder, death by motor vehicle and driving while intoxicated in Wake County Court Monday. Rouse is charged in the deaths of Ormond Jackson Bailey,...

Princeton mayor is running for Statehouse

Six-term Princeton Mayor Don Rains has filed as a Democratic candidate for the N.C. Senate District 10 seat representing Johnston, Sampson and Duplin counties. He will face incumbent District 10 Sen. Brent Jackson, a Republican from Autryville in Sampson...

Majesty loves getting letters

The journey for Majesty Rose to make Top 10 on "American Idol" continues tonight, but there are two things Goldsboro can send its hometown contestant besides votes -- prayers and mail. "You can tell Goldsboro to pray for me...

Local company makes fitness part of work

The dress code at Goldsboro Builders Supply has been updated recently. The company shirt and slacks are still mandatory, but lately, a few pedometers and bright athletic shoes have made their way into the office environment. As partners with...

County wants state to waive jail rules

Wayne County commissioners not only want the state to give the county the former Wayne Correctional Center property for use as a jail, they want to be exempt from having to bring the old prison up to state jail...

City plans 'Beak Week'

A new festival is coming to Goldsboro in September to celebrate Wayne County's poultry industry. The festival, "Beak Week," is a play on Bike Week in Myrtle Beach and is expected to bring more people into the community, city officials...

Video chats helping mental patients at Wayne Memorial Hospital

Faced with a continuous backlog of mental health patients in its emergency department, Wayne Memorial Hospital is taking part in a new state effort to provide telepsychiatry services throughout eastern North Carolina. Since the end of January, about 30...

Good day for fishing

Bobby Whitley Jr. of Shine casts his line into the pond at Cliffs of the Neuse State Park Monday afternoon. Whitley and his father, Bobby Whitley Sr., were taking advantage of the warm weather by fishing. He said, "This...