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3,050 Bags Of Heroin Bound For Eastern Carolina Seized
The Goldsboro/Wayne County Interagency Drug Task Force says Willie Barr, Jr. of Goldsboro is charged with trafficking heroin by possession, trafficking heroin by transportation, maintaining a vehicle for controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
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Tue Jul 08, 2014
12 Arrested 12 More Wanted By Goldsboro/Wayne County Drug Squad
Twelve individuals have been arrested and twelve others are wanted in connection to drug related offenses stemming from an investigation conducted by the Goldsboro/Wayne County Drug Squad.
Hispanic Stores Being Targeted In Southern Wayne County
Deputies are asking for help from the public in solving a rash of robberies at Hispanic stores in one county.
Man Charged With Killing Dog And Stealing Four Wheelers
Wayne County Sheriff's Captain Richard Lewis says 28-year-old Adam Outlaw of Turkey in Sampson County is charged with Cruelty to Animals, Larceny and Possession of Stolen Goods.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Council to eye details of deal
This empty lot will soon be the site of the newest branch of The Little Bank. It is the former location of the Arts Council of Wayne County.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
They argue that black voters are more likely to use early voting and same-day registration and were more likely to have cast ballots in the wrong precinct, both practices prohibited under the new law.
Another Mexican-style 'express kidnapping' in North Carolina
On June 26, Wayne County sheriff's deputies arrested Hector Manuel Mendoza-Alcala, 20, after he and two others reportedly kidnapped a 47-year-old man earlier in the week.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Mount Olive Tribune, Mount Olive, NC
Veterans' cemetery coming to Wayne Co. during 2015
Eli Panee, cemetery program manager with the North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs, said that while the plan for a veterans cemetery off U.S. 70 have changed, plans for the 73-acre complex could be completed in about 10 months.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser
Passion for education fueled superintendent as a young man
Dr. Randy Bledsoe shows many mementos in his office at Elkin City Schools from his journey to become ECS superintendent and never fails to share his p... Elkin City Schools Superintendent Dr. Randy Bledsoe recently was honored in an end-of-school celebration for his more than 35 years of service and contribution in the school system he is ... (more)
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Elvis coming back for one night to help United Way raise funds
Elvis tribute artist Stephen Freeman will perform at the Paramount Theatre Aug. 22 to help raise money for the United Way of Wayne County.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Wayne County Man Found Safe After Being Held For Ransom
Wayne County deputies have charged Hector Mendoza-Alcala, Gerardo Olera, and Jose Saucedo with first degree kidnapping.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Officials identify cement-encased dismembered body
Officials have identified a man whose dismembered body was found partially encased in cement inside a garage behind a Detroit home.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Mount Olive Tribune, Mount Olive, NC
Beck gets MOACC's full-time nod
Julie Beck was recently named as the new President of the Mount Olive Area Chamber of Commerce after holding the position on an interim basis for several months.
Sun Jun 22, 2014
Architect chosen for new ag center
HH Architecture of Raleigh will design the county's proposed $12 million regional agriculture center, the Wayne County commissioners have decided.
Woman arrested on two fugitive warrants
A Seven Springs woman wanted on fugitive warrants from Lenoir and Duplin counties is in the Wayne County Jail under a $110,000 secured bond after local authorities charged her with manufacturing methamphetamine.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
Cyclist is injured after bicycle is hit by vehicle
Wayne County EMS and Goldsboro Fire Department personnel work to save the life of Eugene McClarin, 59, struck by a vehicle while riding his bike at the intersection of East Elm Street and South Oleander Avenue on Tuesday.
Tue Jun 17, 2014
The Cary News
Apex hires first economic development director
For the first time, the town has an economic development director to try to lure new businesses.
Sat Jun 14, 2014
Battle for the crown: Miss Goldsboro 2014 Emily Tucker
Emily Tucker, Miss Goldsboro 2014, models the red Mac Duggall gown she will be wearing for the talent portion of the Miss North Carolina pageant during a wardrobe showing held last weekend at the Wayne County Museum.
Thu Jun 12, 2014
County OKs Eastern Region loan
Wayne County commissioners took just under 10 minutes to approve yet another loan application through North Carolina's Eastern Region.
Nuclear bombs nearly detonated in N. Carolina
On a January night in 1961, a U.S. Air Force bomber broke in half while flying over eastern North Carolina.