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14 hrs ago | The Sampson Independent

UMO summer graduation Aug. 231:01 pm

The University of Mount Olive will graduate approximately 220 students at its summer commencement on Saturday, Aug. 23. Graduation exercises are scheduled for 2 p.m. in the George and Annie Dail Kornegay Arena.

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Related Topix: Mount Olive, NC, University of Maryland University College, Drexel University

17 hrs ago | StarNewsOnline.com

Governor's representative to visit Belville

Steve Keen, whose official title is Eastern Director of the Office of Governor Pat McCrory, will visit the Brunswick County town and attend tonight's Board of Commissioners meeting, which starts at 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 497 Olde Waterford Way, Suite 205.

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Related Topix: Belville, NC, Pat McCrory, US Governors, Brunswick County, NC

Thu Jul 24, 2014

News Observer

Suspect in fatal prison fight had walked free before police were notified

The June 30 fight at the minimum-security facility left inmate Terry Houser, 58, hospitalized in Wayne County.

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Related Topix: Prison

Mount Olive Tribune, Mount Olive, NC

New library opens to rave reviews

The widow of late Wayne County Commissioner J.D. Evans, Shirley Evans, left, accepts a plaque from Wayne County Public Librarian Donna Phillips during last Sunday's dedication of the new $2.5 million Steele Memorial Library.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Mount Olive, NC

Cousinconnect.com

Genealogy Query - HALBERG

Searching for Birth Parents/Family. Female adopted from facility in Durham County, Durham, North Carolina.

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Related Topix: Durham, NC

Wed Jul 23, 2014

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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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

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

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