Friday 18 Apr 2014


One More Arrested…One More Sought

Authorities say a sixth suspect in the kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor’s father has been arrested in Atlanta. FBI spokeswoman Shelley Lynch said in a statement that Quantavious Thompson […]

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World News

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The worst disaster to hit climbers on the world’s tallest peak has killed at least a dozen Nepalese guides with three others still missing. The Sherpa […]

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World News

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The worst disaster to hit climbers on the world's tallest peak has killed at least a dozen Nepalese guides with three


State News

Duke Energy is telling shareholders that costs resulting from its massive coal ash spill into the Dan River won't have a material effect on the

WCCBudoAwards.jpg. Cutline: Wayne Community College Budo Club members bringing home honors from the 11th Annual Karate Madness Open Championships in Kinston were (l-r) Tony Sanders, Bumbi Lee, Coe Smith, Elijah Slater, and Zachery Rogers. Not pictured is Shaquan Oliver.

College Club Garners Karate Honors

Members of Wayne Community College’s Budo Club brought home honors from a recent karate tournament. Competing and placing in the 11th Annual Karate Madness Open Championships

Assistant City Manager Angel Wright-Lanier and her husband, George Lanier, pick up litter on Highway 70.

City Employees Clean Up

Yesterday, the City of Goldsboro employees joined in a Community Action Day to help beautify the city. Over 60 employees, divided into teams of five,


Triple Play for Yankees…and Other Sports

Triple Play: For the third time in his tenure with the New York Yankees, CC Sabathia has been the beneficiary of a triple play. Thursday night's

Dennis Kekas, PE

Industry Leader’s Luncheon Held

The Wayne County Development Alliance held an Industry Leaders’ Luncheon yesterday at Goldsboro Country Club. Keynote Speaker was Dennis Kekas, Interim Executive Director of NC State’s


Guns and Cash Seized in Heroin Bust

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports that yesterday, members of the Goldsboro/Wayne County Drug Squad, the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation (SBI), and the


Silver Alert Issued for Wilson Woman

Wilson Police have issued a silver alert for Tammy M Batten, a 40-year-old Wilson woman who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some

Joseph Simms

Second Suspect Arrested in McDonald’s Armed Robbery

In a follow-up to the Armed Robbery that occurred early Monday morning at the McDonald's on Highway 70 West and Claridge Nursery Road, we've learned


Sports Highlights

Kevin Durant scored 42 points, including 21 in the fourth quarter, and the Oklahoma City Thunder secured the No. 2 playoff seed in the Western


Fire Truck Crash Injures 15

Two fire trucks answering a call collided at an intersection in a Los Angeles suburb Wednesday, sending one careening into a restaurant and leaving 15


NC Fugitive May Have Been Found in Iowa

Iowa officials are awaiting a fingerprint check to confirm that a man being held in Waterloo is a fugitive of more than 40 years from


Cooper Delaying Same-Sex Lawsuit

North Carolina's Attorney General is asking a judge to delay the most recent lawsuit over the state's same-sex marriage ban, saying an order expected later

Former US Senator John Edwards

Edwards Back in Courtroom

Former U.S. senator and Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards has returned to the courtroom to help represent a 4-year-old Virginia boy in a medical malpractice

Duke Energy pumping into Cape Fear River.  Photo Courtesy of WITN

McCrory Focuses on Coal Ash

The Governor says he will propose new legislation aimed at strengthening government oversight of coal ash dumps following the massive spill at a Duke Energy


Interim County Manager Presents Analysis on New School Construction

George Wood, Interim County Manager, made a presentation to the Board of Commissioners Tuesday regarding the construction of Grantham and Spring Creek Middle Schools. The

Stephen Barnes at the Rock n Roll Marathon in Raleigh.

Stephen Barnes Tackles Rock n Roll Marathon

Stephen Barnes, local athlete and owner of Barnes Jewelers, recently ran in the Rock n Roll Marathon in Raleigh, his very first marathon. He said


Drug and Firearm Charges for Convicted Felon

William Aaron White, 30, of Strawberry Lane in Mt. Olive has been charged with several drug charges and Possession of a Firearm by a Felon


Two More Charged in Wake Forest Kidnapping

Two more men were charged with Conspiracy to Kidnap in connection with the kidnapping of Frank Arthur Janssen of Wake Forest.  Six individuals have already

Black Bear

Forest Service Says Beware of Bears

The U.S. Forest Service is urging those who are outdoors in North Carolina to be careful around bears. Forest Service spokesman Steven Westcott told the Asheville


John Lewis O’Quinn Jr

John O'Quinn Jr

April 15, 58, Grantham

John W. Everette Jr

April 15, Goldsboro

Lucille Byrd

April 14, 90, Mount Olive

Oze Ford

April 13, 92, Goldsboro

Sadie Nobles Davis

April 13, 77, Marietta, GA