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6 hrs ago | Goldsboro News-Argus

Health Department meets standard

The Wayne County Health Department has been re-accredited by the North Carolina Local Health Department Accreditation Board.

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10 hrs ago | WITN

Prison Inmate Dies, Other Inmate Expected To Be Charged With Murder

The Department of Public Safety says Terry Houser passed away Wednesday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital.

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Related Topix: Goldsboro, NC

13 hrs ago | Goldsboro News-Argus

United Way chairman: It's about people

Glenn Phillips Jr., senior minister at First Baptist Church in Goldsboro, will serve as the 2014 United Way campaign chairman.

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Related Topix: Goldsboro, NC

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Arts Council looking for grant applications

The council is looking for artists to apply for the Regional Artists Project program, which provides funding for artists in all mediums, including visual art, music, film, play writing and dance, in 29 coastal counties, including Onslow.

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Related Topix: Dare County, NC, Manteo, NC, Pitt County, NC, Greenville, NC, Goldsboro, NC

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Goldsboro News-Argus

Thief confesses to city tool thefts

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office contacted the Goldsboro Police Department Wednesday to alert investigators of a suspect's confession that he was part of a burglary ring that hit several city targets, too.

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Goldsboro News-Argus

Two to face charges in meth arrests

The N.C. State Bureau of Investigation Clandestine Laboratory Unit assisted the Goldsboro-Wayne County Interagency Drug Task Force in breaking up two separate methamphetamine manufacturing operations Tuesday, both in the Grantham community.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Goldsboro News-Argus

Pikeville woman faces charges in meth arrest

A Pikeville woman is facing charges of possession of a meth precursor following an investigation conducted by the Goldsboro/Wayne County Interagency Drug Task Force.

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Related Topix: Pikeville, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Arts councils seek applications for project grants

The Council for the Arts is seeking applications for the 2014-2015 Regional Artist Project Grants.

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Related Topix: Dare County, NC, Manteo, NC, Pitt County, NC, Greenville, NC

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Goldsboro News-Argus

Two sought in murder

Patrol deputies and the Wayne County Sheriff's Office Aggressive Crime Enforcement Team were among the first to respond to the scene of Sunday's fatal home invasion at 102 Sal Court.

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Related Topix: Goldsboro, NC

Sat Jul 12, 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.

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Related Topix: Goldsboro, NC

WITN

Wayne County: 3 People Arrested On Multiple Theft Charges

According to the Wayne County Sheriff's Office, 24-year-old Ashley Briggs of Goldsboro is charged with felony larceny, while 22-year-old Jeffrey Briggs of Goldsboro and 22-year-old Christopher Tyndall of Princeton are charged with felony larceny, felony possession of stolen goods, and felony false pretense.

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Related Topix: Goldsboro, NC, Princeton, NC

Fri Jul 11, 2014

WITN

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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Related Topix: Goldsboro, NC, Greene County, NC

Tue Jul 08, 2014

WITN

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.

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WITN

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.

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Related Topix: Dudley, NC, Seven Springs, NC

WITN

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.

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Related Topix: Turkey, NC, Sampson County, NC, Mount Olive, NC

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Goldsboro News-Argus

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.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

TheSourceon politics

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.

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Related Topix: Wilmington, NC, Matthews, NC

Examiner.com

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.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, North Carolina, Dudley, NC

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.

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Related Topix: Goldsboro, NC

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)

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Related Topix: Elkin, NC, Surry County, NC

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