Friday 01 Aug 2014

Montavius Davis/Kamari Jones

Wilson Police Arrest Suspect in Seven-Year-Old’s Murder

An arrest has been made in last week’s shooting death of seven-year-old Kamari Jones. The young boy was asleep in his bed last week when allegedly bullets from a neighborhood […]

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Dow Jones

Stocks Plunge Erasing July Gains

U.S. stocks are plunging, putting the market on track for its first monthly loss since January. The Dow Jones industrial average had its worst daily drop since February. At one […]

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Dow Jones

Stocks Plunge Erasing July Gains

U.S. stocks are plunging, putting the market on track for its first monthly loss since January. The Dow Jones industrial average had its worst daily drop

Danny Lee Wells

Year-Long Investigation Leads to Arrest of Alleged Drug Trafficker

Danny Lee Wells, 38, of 4611 Hwy. 117 North in Pikeville is facing 5 Counts of Trafficking Cocaine, (28 grams to 200 grams), 1 Count


Seven Springs Man Arrested for Statutory Rape

Florencio Lopez Gomez, 26, of 2123 Pineview Cemetary Road in Seven Springs has been charged with Statutory Rape and Sex Offense when the Defendant is

John Bell IV, Republican  NC House District 10

Representative John Bell Talks About the Budget

Representative John Bell interviewed with WGBR this morning on his way back to Raleigh to continue Budget talks. He said the budget was supposed to

Jamario Weeks

Local Arrests

Jamario DeShawn Weeks, 24, of 619 north William Street, has been charged with Breaking and Entering, Larceny and Possession of Stolen Property. A father saw a

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Bank of America Penalized over $1 Billion

A federal judge has imposed a $1.3 billion civil penalty against North-Carolina based Bank of America for its role in selling risky mortgages to Fannie


Congressman Holding’s Interview on WGBR’s News Makers

Congressman George Holding discusses serious issues facing the nation, including Iraq, the southern border and a terrorist group he calls "worse than al-Qaida." Click below to hear


Wayne Community College Honors Two Shining Stars

Attending Wayne Community College can have a positive impact on the life of a student. That was the message from guests Virgil Shaw, Jr. and


NCDOT Bicycle Helmet Initiative Under Way

In an effort to keep kids safe while riding a bicycle, the N.C. Department of Transportation's Bicycle and Pedestrian Division is issuing a call for


Budget Work Continues

Legislative budget-writers toiled into the night hours Wednesday to finalize an annual spending plan for North Carolina government four days after announcing a deal and

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Cumberland County Shooting Update

North Carolina authorities say a suspect killed in a deadly shootout sprayed his father-in-law's house with bullets from two 30-round magazines after his wife ran


Bacteria Levels Cause Warnings at NC Beaches

Residents planning to head to the Crystal Coast this weekend will want to pay attention to unsafe bacteria reports for several beaches in Carteret and

Veterans Affairs

Gibson Calling for Action Against VA Employees

In the continuing crackdown within the Department of Veterans Affairs, Acting Secretary Sloan Gibson said they are proposing disciplinary actions against six employees who are

President Lyndon Johnson signs the Medicare Bill. President Harry S. Truman is seated next to him. Others looking on include Lady Bird Johnson, Vice President Hubert Humphrey, and Bess Truman. July 30, 1965. (Photo courtesy of Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library, U.S. National Archives.

49th Year of Medicaid and Medicare

Today marks the 49th anniversary of the signing of Medicare and Medicaid into law. More than 52 million people are now covered by Medicare and


Child Immigrant Hearings

Immigration courts are speeding up hearings for the tens of thousands of Central American children caught on the U.S. border after criticism that the backlogged


Sports Highlights

Miami Heat president Pat Riley insists his franchise has recovered well from LeBron James' stunning return to Cleveland in free agency, but admits that it

Stephen Michael Anderson

Local Arrests

GPD On Tuesday, July 29th, Jeffrey Leon Harding, 43, with a listed address as the Streets of Goldsboro, was arrested for Possession with Intent to Sell

Samaritans Purse

NC Missionary Groups to Evacuate Liberia

Two North Carolina-based missionary groups have ordered the evacuation of their non-essential personnel from Liberia after a doctor and a missionary contracted Ebola. SIM USA President

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National Honeybee Day in Kenansville

The Duplin County Beekeepers Association will host National Honeybee Day on the grounds of the Lois G. Britt Agricultural Center, located at 165 Agricultural Drive,

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Coast Guard – Simple Precautions Can Prevent Drownings

The U.S. Coast Guard 5th District is emphasizing safety on the water following 40 drownings that occurred from northern New Jersey to southern North Carolina