Saturday 23 Aug 2014

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One Arrested, One Wanted on B&E Charges

A breaking and entering on Thursday at 519 Stronach Avenue left the resident missing three flat screen televisions and clothing. Earlier that same day, Goldsboro Police Officers responded to a […]

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Governor McCrory hosted nine North Carolina high school students from around the state at the capitol last week. They were the last group of students for the summer participating in the Governor's Page Program.

Governor’s Page Program Accepting Applications

Governor Pat McCrory is encouraging high school students to apply for the Governor’s Page Program. Upcoming dates for the one-week internship in Raleigh are available beginning September 8. “As students […]

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Governor McCrory hosted nine North Carolina high school students from around the state at the capitol last week. They were the last group of students for the summer participating in the Governor's Page Program.

Governor’s Page Program Accepting Applications

Governor Pat McCrory is encouraging high school students to apply for the Governor’s Page Program. Upcoming dates for the one-week internship in Raleigh are available

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Guest Writer John Nelson and The Mystery Plant

John Nelson is the curator of the A. C. Moore Herbarium at the University of South Carolina, in the Department of Biological Sciences, Columbia SC

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Gateway and a New Assistant County Manager

Commissioners Ray Mayo and Bill Pate were the News Makers on WGBR Friday morning. One of the issues they discussed was the Gateway system. Mayo

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Tropical Disturbance Forms in the Caribbean

A disturbance in the Caribbean is being watched closely by meteorologists. Air Force Hurricane Hunters flew into the storm system on Thursday, and though the

Linda Anderson (ESL teacher), Martha Wise (Cornerstone Church member), Susan Leigh (ESL teacher), Michelle Crawford-Jones (Guidance Counselor), Jeanette Walters (ESL teacher), Jessica Sauls (School Social Worker), Wendy Hicks (ESL teacher & member of Cornerstone Church), Nicole Barrett (Assistant Principal), Victor England (Guidance Counselor), Amber Duke (ESL teacher), Ryan Rasmussen (Pastor of Cornerstone Church), Barbara Chenier (Cornerstone Church member)

Cornerstone Church Helps Students with School Supplies

With the start of the school year next week, many students will struggle to begin the new year with the supplies they need. One local

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Arrest Nets Multiple Charges for Pikeville Man

The owner of a utility trailer got his property back and the suspect’s arrest solved other crimes for the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office. On August 21st,

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Allergy Alert – Undeclared Seafood in Lean Cuisine Meal

Nestlé Prepared Foods Company, a business unit of Nestlé USA, is initiating the voluntary recall of a limited quantity of LEAN CUISINE® Culinary Collection Chicken

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New Bridge on Hwy. 13 to Open Monday

Another step toward the completion of the eastern section of the U.S. 70 Goldsboro Bypass takes place on Monday, August 25. That is when motorists

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$81,000.00 in Equipment Recovered by GPD

Quick undercover work by the Investigative Division of the Goldsboro Police Department solved a breaking and entering that involved more than $80,000 in equipment being

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NCDOT Safety Tips for Back-to-School

Monday is back to school time for nearly 1.5 million students across the state, which means North Carolina's roads will be packed with cars,

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NC Case is Basis for National Standards

A 25-year-old Supreme Court case from North Carolina will be used to legally judge the actions of police officer Darren Wilson who is accused of

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NC Zoo to Get New, Temporary Resident

The North Carolina Zoo is getting another polar bear that will relocate temporarily from Chicago. Anana is a 15-year-old polar bear who will move from Lincoln

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Judge Hobgood Stops School Voucher Program

A North Carolina judge has ordered a stop to the use of taxpayer money to pay for tuition at private or religious schools. Wake County Superior

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Paratrooper Killed in Afghanistan

A decorated Fort Bragg paratrooper has been killed in action in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense said Thursday that Army Sgt. 1st Class Matthew I. Leggett

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Injures Ky. Firefighters

A charity stunt that has grown into a social media phenomenon went terribly wrong for four Kentucky firefighters who were injured when a fire truck's

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Sports Highlights

LITTLE LEAGUE Joshua Houston had a clutch two-run single, reliever Cameron Bufford pitched a tense scoreless sixth inning, and Chicago held off gritty Philadelphia 6-5 in

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Goldsboro Teen Reports Armed Robbery

A 17-year-0ld Goldsboro man told the Goldsboro Police Office that he was robbed at gunpoint. The victim alleges he was sitting in the parking lot of Walmart when

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Officials Say Ebola Patients Healed/No Threat

The group SIM says Nancy Writebol was discharged from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta on Tuesday, and the Samaritan's Group says Dr. Kent Brantly is

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Supreme Court Allows Duke Energy Rate Hike

The state Supreme Court has upheld a decision by North Carolina electric power regulators that allowed a Duke Energy subsidiary to raise rates on residential

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Food Lion Being Sued for Religious Discrimination

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a discrimination lawsuit against supermarket chain Food Lion, saying it fired a Jehovah's Witness who requested certain

Obituaries

Bob Smith

August 18,
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Barbara Nell Shallington Martin

August 18, 55, Princeton
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James “TC” Coley

August 17, 82, Goldsboro
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Jean Barfield Darden

August 17, 80, Mt. Olive
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Dorothy Davis Herring

Dororthy Herring

August 17, 90, Goldsboro
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