Thursday 18 Sep 2014

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Registered Sex Offender Charged with Rape

A Registered Sex Offender has been arrested for the Statutory Rape of a child between the ages of 13 and 15. The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office received a report on […]

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Marine Dies in Combat in Afghanistan

The Defense Department says a 28-year-old Marine from Virginia has been killed while conducting combat operations in Afghanistan. The Defense Department says Sgt. Charles C. Strong of Suffolk died Monday […]

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Marine Dies in Combat in Afghanistan

The Defense Department says a 28-year-old Marine from Virginia has been killed while conducting combat operations in Afghanistan. The Defense Department says Sgt. Charles C. Strong

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McCrory and Tata Outline Transportation Plans

Governor Pat McCrory and Transportation Secretary Tony Tata are unveiling the Governor’s 25-Year Vision for transportation in North Carolina today with a cross-state tour that


Regional Hospitals Cutting Costs

The pressure for hospitals to cut costs is pushing three regional hospital chains operating hundreds of locations across North Carolina to combine purchasing and standardize

Timothy Ray Jones, Jr. (AP Photo - Smith County Court)

SC Father Thought His Kids Would “Kill Him”

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say in an arrest warrant issued for the South Carolina father accused of killing his five children that he thought


House Passes ISIS Bill

President Barack Obama's request for congressional backing to train and arm rebels battling Islamic State militants in Syria is halfway home after easy approval by


Sports Stories

University of Mount Olive suffered its first loss of the season, falling to Catawba 3-0 in non-conference men’s soccer Wednesday at Salisbury, N.C. All three

(L-R) Fourth grade students at Fremont Stars, Cora Crawford, Parker Bolin, Kennedy Sim-Ballance, Gracie Parsons signing constitution with classmates watching.

WCPS Celebrate Constitution Day

This week, Wayne County Public Schools (WCPS) will commemorate Constitution Day, and the 227th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution which took place

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Goldsboro Man Graduates from Navy Recruit Training

A recent graduate of Wayne School of Engineering has completed eight weeks of basic training with the U.S. Navy at Recruit Training Command in Great

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Goldsboro to Host SOILbration

Wayne County will celebrate healthy soil next month with a SOILbration. The Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS), one of the nation’s foremost centers for research,

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Students from the School for the Deaf Want to Serve

MORGANTON, N.C. (AP) — Students and teachers at the North Carolina School for the Deaf are pushing for the right of the hearing-impaired to serve

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BIG SWEEP Set for Wayne CountyBig

Preparations are underway by the N.C. Department of Transportation for its statewide Fall Litter Sweep taking place Sept. 20 - Oct. 4, 2014. Many groups

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Hagan Pushes for Answers on ISIS

During a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing today, U.S. Senator Kay Hagan, Chair of the Emerging Threats and Capabilities Subcommittee, questioned Secretary of Defense Chuck


More TIGER Grants Awarded in NC

Just like Goldsboro and Raleigh, rail service in our state is getting a big boost thanks to two federal TIGER grants recently awarded to the

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Labor Day Booze & Lose It a Success

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — State officials say nearly 2,800 people were arrested for drunken driving during North Carolina's "Booze It & Lose It" Labor Day


Governor Focuses on MAC/BRAC

Governor Pat McCrory met with the Military Affairs Commission on Tuesday to hear from members and local officials about the status of the state's military

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Search On For Suspect In Trooper Ambush

BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities are searching for a heavily armed survivalist suspected in an ambush that killed one Pennsylvania State Police trooper and


Black Pepper from Big Lots Recalled

Gel Spice Company, Inc., of Bayonne, NJ, is issuing a voluntary recall notice for 16,443 cases of Fresh Finds-Ground Black Pepper, 3.53 oz, plastic jars,


Peterson Out, Orioles and Nats In and More

The Baltimore Orioles clinched their first AL East title since 1997 by beating Toronto 8-2 Tuesday night. With their ninth win in 10 games, the Orioles


Pikeville Man Arrested for Child Porn

Wayne County Sheriff’s Department Detectives and Officers helped the Havelock Police Department, FBI and Homeland Security investigate and arrest a Pikeville man who is being

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Proposed Jail Leads Discussion for Commissioners

The Wayne County Board of Commissioners met early Tuesday and engaged in a lengthy discussion concerning the need to more than double the original plans


Brenda Jane McDuffie Jones

September 12, 61, Warsaw

Joseph Perry Grady

Joseph Grady

September 11, 69, Mt. Olive

James Durwood “Dick” Burroughs

September 11, 78, Mt. Olive

Jimmy Ballard Aycock

September 11, 66, Pikeville

Martha Davis McLaurin

September 11, 88, Snow Hill