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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Driver arrested after skipping checkpoint

A Mount Olive man who attempted to avoid a DWI checkpoint Monday now faces weapons and drug charges after K-9 officers with the Wayne County Sheriff's Office tracked him down. Daniel Ray Boseman, 30, ran from his vehicle after...

Welcome home set for singer at YMCA

The public is invited to a welcome home reception for Goldsboro's top 10 "American Idol" contestant, Majesty Rose, at the Goldsboro Family YMCA Preschool Thursday. Majesty will be available at the reception, set for noon to 2 p.m. at...

Kim Best statement

"I am relieved with the guilty verdict and speechless at the same time. I thank God, first and foremost, and I thank Det. Dwayne Bevell ... and Assistant District Attorney Matt Delbridge for his strong and diligent pursuit for justice...

Life in prison

Kennedy McLaurin's mother, Kim Best, was not moved to tears when she heard the verdict inside a Wayne County courtroom late Monday morning. She didn't crack a smile or hug the relative sitting closest to her. Senior Resident Superior...

City finances part of Dail settlement

The city of Goldsboro will retroactively finance $1.7 million of $2.7 million it paid to a man who spent an extra 12 years in prison for a rape he did not commit due to the Police Department's negligence. Dwayne...

Traffic stop results in felony cocaine charge

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office announced charges of felony possession of cocaine against Trina Louise Smith, 43, of 200 Marlette Drive, following a traffic stop Monday. Deputies pulled Ms. Smith over due to a motor vehicle violation at the...

Tea party planned Sunday for all pickle 'princesses'

Tea parties don't necessarily need pickles, but the N.C. Pickle Festival needs a Pickle Me Pink Tea Party. That's what pickle festival chairwoman Julie Beck decided four years ago, and this weekend, 20 to 30 little girls and their...