Friday 24 Oct 2014


New York City Diagnoses 1st Ebola Case

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mayor Bill de Blasio says a doctor who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for […]

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McCrory Unveils Expanded Zoo Exhibit

North Carolina’s expanded polar bear exhibit was unveiled yeterday at the N.C. Zoo in Asheboro. Governor Pat McCrory was on hand to unveil the three-years-in-the-making, $8.5 million exhibit.  

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McCrory Unveils Expanded Zoo Exhibit

North Carolina's expanded polar bear exhibit was unveiled yeterday at the N.C. Zoo in Asheboro. Governor Pat McCrory was on hand to unveil the three-years-in-the-making,

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Mexican Diplomat Coming to WCC

Wayne Community College will host a talk by a Mexican diplomat next month. Javier Diaz de León, who assumed the post of Consul General in

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Autum has come to the Cliffs of the Neuse! No, that’s not a misspelling; Park Ranger Autum Kahl goes to the Cliffs every work day.

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“Golf: For the Love of the Game” to be Presented at WCC

The Foundation of Wayne Community College will wrap up its "Tar Heel Sampler" lecture series with a talk by Jim Dodson, an esteemed golf writer


Ferguson Awaits Grand Jury Decision

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Missouri police have been buying new gear and getting trained on constitutional rights as they prepare for a grand jury decision


ECU Holds on to Beat UCONN

Most of the ‘blackout crowd’ of 40,152 stayed the full 3 hours and 38 minutes to watch the Pirates escape with a win against the


Sports Highlights

-Peyton Manning, who broke Brett Favre's career TD passing record last Sunday night, tossed three more TDs in leading the Denver Broncos past the San


Wayne Industries Celebrated and Awarded

The Wayne County Development Alliance held its annual Wayne County Industry Celebration this week with the events culminating at an awards luncheon today. Mike Haney spoke

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Arrest Made in Kidnapping, Attempted Murder Case

The Goldsboro Police Department has arrested a man wanted for Attempted 1st Degree Murder. On August 24th, a 24-year-old Albertson man had been shot and pistol-whipped

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One project will take a little less time, but both will be beautiful when they’re done. Denise Rhodes, of J.R. Landscaping in Mount Olive, waters the


Master Gardener Volunteer Program Training Available

The Wayne County Extension Master Gardener volunteer program is offering a training course in 2015. Although the actual course date starts in January, the application

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Man Wanted for Attempted 1st Degree Murder

On October 11th just before 1:00 a.m., Goldsboro Police Department “C” Shift Officers responded to a shooting at 1100 Porter Street. Two victims were shot as

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Dancing Stars Winner, Selina Bennett, Says Thank you!

Selena Bennett, with Communities in Schools, had this to say about being named the winner of the 2014 Dancing Stars of Wayne event. “Your Donations

Colonel Mark Slocum

‘State of the Military’ Looking Good in Wayne County

As though the topic and the charismatic manner of the delivery weren’t enough, the photo of a young boy in his grandfather’s hat and his


Early Voting Begins Today

Today begins early voting for the mid-term elections. The Wayne County Board of Elections lists the following One-Stop Voting Sites for the General Election: Veterans Services

Quinton Rouse

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This little man is 8-year-old Quinton Rouse, the son of Greg and Brandy of Seven Springs, a student at Moss Hill Elementary School. Photographer Bobby


DMV is Helping to Validate Voter Registration

The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles is supporting the N.C. State Board of Elections in its efforts to confirm the validity of voter registration applications.

NC House Speaker Thom Tillis (R-Mecklenburg)

U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan Stumps for Tillis

WINGATE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis invoked the memory of the late President Ronald Reagan in rallying a group of

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ECU to Hold Tryouts for Anthem Singers

East Carolina Athletics will be holding open tryouts for individuals or groups interested in singing the "Star Spangled Banner" at home men's and women's basketball


CDC To Monitor Travelers from Ebola-Impacted Countries

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says public health authorities will begin monitoring travelers coming to the U.S. from Liberia, Sierra Leone, or


Edna Fleming Bottoms

Edna Bottoms

October 23, 83, Pikeville

Mildred Williams Smith

Mildred Smith

October 23, 93, Seven Spring

James Hunter Mercer

James Mercer

October 22, 73, Pikeville

Fermon Lee Smith

October 22, 88,

Mavis Thigpen Benefield

Mavis Benefield

October 22, 77, Goldsboro