Sunday 23 Nov 2014

Representatives John Bell and Mike Hager during an interview on WGBR earlier this year.

Wayne County’s John Bell Elected as NC’s Majority Whip

State Representative John R. Bell (R-Wayne) was overwhelmingly elected as the Majority Whip for the North Carolina Republican House Caucus. “It has been a great honor to serve the people […]

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Florida Deputy and Gunman Killed

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A law enforcement official says a gunman who fatally ambushed a Florida sheriff’s deputy after setting his own house on fire had made previous threats against […]

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Florida Deputy and Gunman Killed

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A law enforcement official says a gunman who fatally ambushed a Florida sheriff's deputy after setting his own house on fire

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Former D.C. Mayor, Marion Barry, Has Died

WASHINGTON (AP) — Marion Barry, civil rights activist, four-term mayor of Washington, D.C., and famous for getting caught on video smoking crack, has died. He

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ECU’s Justin Hardy Becomes All-Time Leader

A crowd of 48,433 came out to watch history be made at Dowdy-Ficklen stadium. They were not disappointed. The 34-6 win on Military Appreciation Day paled

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Mt. Olive Women’s Cross Country Regionals

Rebecca Farnsley finished in 21st as the University of Mount Olive took 17th at the NCAA DII Women’s Cross Country Southeast Regional in Montevallo, Al.

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Lady Trojans Fall to UNC Pembroke

Cold shooting plagued University of Mount Olive throughout the game as the Trojans fell to UNC Pembroke 51-37 in non-conference women’s basketball Saturday at Kornegay

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UMO 49th Annual Pickle Classic Highlights

Day One - Dontrell Brite led four players in double figures with 19 points and hit 5-of-6 free throws in the final minute to thwart

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NCAA Top 25 Results

No. 1 Florida State (11-0) beat Boston College 20-17. Next: vs. Florida, Saturday. No. 2 Alabama (10-1) beat Western Carolina 48-14. Next: vs. No. 16 Auburn,


High School Football Results

High School Football Playoff Results Eastern Wayne defeated Southern Nash on the road, 24-17 to advance to round three. Rosewood took a hard loss at Wallace-Rose Hill


A Heartwarming Story

Sometimes a roadblock can simply be redirection down a path you were meant to take. Amber Godwin, an Employee of RHA Howell in LaGrange shared a

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WCC Presents “Christmas in New York!”

Wayne Community College invites the community to leave Goldsboro behind and enjoy “Christmas in New York!” at the College’s Dec. 4 Fine Arts Festival. The festival

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Scholarships Available Through WCC

College Credit and Continuing Education Scholarships Available Golden LEAF Foundation scholarships are available for college credit and Continuing Education occupational education students for Wayne Community College’s


Governor McCrory Awards State Employees for Heroism

RALEIGH - Heroism, compassion and innovation were among the traits Governor Pat McCrory recognized among the 36 recipients of the Governor’s Awards for Excellence at

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Sandy Hook Report Issued

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut agency that investigated the background of the violence-obsessed man who carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary

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Blue Diamond Sells For Record Amount

NEW YORK (AP) — A Fancy Vivid Blue pear-shaped diamond from the estate of Rachel "Bunny" Mellon has sold for $32.6 million. It's an auction

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Low Income Heating Assistance Applications Being Accepted

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has announced that the state's Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) will be accepting applications beginning

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Mystery Plant by Guest Writer John Nelson

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


Goldsboro Country Club to Close

Almost 67 years to the day since the idea was conceived, Goldsboro Country Club has decided to close its doors. We have received confirmation from several

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Federal Court Protects Legislators Info in Election Law

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — In a setback to the Moral Monday agenda, a federal court says North Carolina legislators aren't required to give up emails

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GPS Tracking Tells on Thief

The Goldsboro Police Department has arrested Shai Valentine, 19, of 1609 Rawlings Street, for the Felony Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle, Misdemeanor Larceny

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Bus Driver Suspended in Franklin County

LOUISBURG, N.C. (AP) — A Franklin County school bus driver has been suspended after authorities arrested her for driving while impaired after she completed her


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