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22 hrs ago | 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

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Goldsboro News-Argus

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.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

WITN

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.

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Related Topix: Warsaw, NC, Dudley, NC, Mount Olive, NC

Wed Jun 25, 2014

WBTV

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.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, NC

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.

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Related Topix: Bowling Green State University, Mount Olive, NC, North Carolina State University, Mount Olive College

Sun Jun 22, 2014

Goldsboro News-Argus

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.

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Related Topix: Raleigh, NC

Goldsboro News-Argus

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.

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Related Topix: Seven Springs, NC, Lenoir County, NC, Duplin County, NC

Wed Jun 18, 2014

Goldsboro News-Argus

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.

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Related Topix: Goldsboro, NC

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.

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Related Topix: Apex, NC, Goldsboro, NC, Wake County, NC, Cary, NC

Sat Jun 14, 2014

Goldsboro News-Argus

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.

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Related Topix: Goldsboro, NC

Thu Jun 12, 2014

Goldsboro News-Argus

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.

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WAPT-TV Jackson

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.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, US Military, US Air Force, Explosion, Fort Bragg, US Army

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