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Traffic stops net several weekend drug arrests

Specialized law enforcement teams made several drug arrests over the weekend, filing charges for marijuana, MDMA and other illegal substances. The Goldsboro/Wayne Regional Enforcement and Crime Targeting (REACT) Team arrested two people for marijuana and MDMA possession Saturday in two separate traf

GOLDSBORO NEWS-ARGUS - 2017-09-18 22:57:00

$7 million in heroin seized in raid on Mount Olive home

MOUNT OLIVE ---- One of the largest heroin seizures in Wayne County history unfolded Monday when 5 kilograms ---- nearly 10 pounds of heroin ---- were recovered inside a home in Mount Olive. Sheriff Larry Pierce estimated the street value of the approximately 250,000 individual doses of "pure" hero

GOLDSBORO NEWS-ARGUS - 2017-09-19 05:37:00

County eyes merging Goldsboro, Fremont, Eureka sewers

Wayne County commissioners Tuesday will consider approval of an engineering agreement with Freese and Nichols Inc. for the Wayne County Sewer Merger/Regional Feasibility Study. Commissioners agreed to the contract in July pending negotiations on the cost. The N.C. Department of Environment and Nat

GOLDSBORO NEWS-ARGUS - 2017-09-18 12:50:00

In a lifetime: Remembering Kris Harrison

Frank Harrison will never forget the day his son, Kristopher Ray, was born in Mount Olive. Kris cried and cried and cried, and continued to cry even after his parents got him home. "I called Dr. (Hervy) Kornegay and said something's got to be done," Frank said. "I said 'I think he's hungry.' The d

GOLDSBORO NEWS-ARGUS - 2017-09-19 06:11:00

Carver Elementary loses air conditioning, student sent to ER after becoming overheated

A student was sent to the emergency room after becoming overheated at Carver Elementary School Thursday. School officials say the building lost air conditioning when two air compressors malfunctioned. Brittany Edwards, a parent at Carver, said her son Hayden, a fourth-grade student at Carver, had

GOLDSBORO NEWS-ARGUS - 2017-09-18 22:10:00

No "Tone" here: Victim tells police her home being shot into most likely has something to do with someone else

DUDLEY -- Three children -- two of them toddlers -- and their mother were not injured when someone shot at their home on Running Deer Circle almost a dozen times late Sunday night. The 32-year-old woman called law enforcement at about 11:30 p.m. Sunday to report hearing gunshots erupt outside her ho

GOLDSBORO NEWS-ARGUS - 2017-09-18 20:07:00

Police: Failed attempt at ATM theft lands two in jail

Belinda Dale Narron A man allegedly used an ax to break into the Eureka Food Mart early Friday morning and then tried to steal an ATM by tying a tow strap around it and driving away. His attempt was unsuccessful, but the Wayne County Sheriff's Office says he did manage to steal a cash register from

GOLDSBORO NEWS-ARGUS - 2017-09-18 20:57:00

Kidsfest promotes fire safety, family fun

Families are invited to come out to the 20th annual Kidsfest Sept. 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Berkeley Mall. The free event, designed to educate children and their families about health and safety in a fun, child-friendly environment, has a new addition this year. Pet safety will be discussed fo

GOLDSBORO NEWS-ARGUS - 2017-09-18 12:50:00

Freeze placed on FEMA funds

Concerns expressed earlier this month by Wayne County commissioners that recent disasters will drain money away from North Carolina have proven prophetic. The Federal Emergency Management Agency Thursday froze funding until further notice for Public Assistance projects and the Hazard Mitigation Gra

GOLDSBORO NEWS-ARGUS - 2017-09-18 12:50:00

GPAC call-in scheduled for this Tuesday at city hall

The final Goldsboro Partners Against Crime call-in session of 2017 will be held Tuesday at 6 p.m. at City Hall. Capt. Theresa Chiero, GPAC coordinator, said 17 offenders will be notified during this session. The GPAC call-in is a program that requires people on probation and charged with repeated

GOLDSBORO NEWS-ARGUS - 2017-09-18 12:50:00

Walking to raise breast cancer awareness

The survivor tent at the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event is just one part of the annual 5K walk that raises awareness and funds for research and programming through the American Cancer Society. This year's event will be held Oct. 14 in Raleigh. The annual Making Strides Against Breast Can

GOLDSBORO NEWS-ARGUS - 2017-09-18 12:50:00

Martin: Four books, four struggles

Could a miracle hair straightening ignite a deadly epidemic? Can a scientist persuade you that the findings of his discipline show the existence of God? Can the research and experience of a young woman struggling to have a child provide aid and comfort to others in the same struggle? Can a best sell

HENDERSON DAILY DISPATCH - 2017-09-19 15:56:00

$7M worth of heroin seized from Wayne County home, 1 man charged

MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. (WNCN) - A Duplin County man has been arrested and charged after authorities seized 10 pounds of pure heroin from inside a home in Mount Olive, according to the Wayne County Sheriff's OfficeCLICK FOR GALLERY OF N.C. MUGSHOTS Members of the Wayne County Sheriff's Office drug unit an

WNCN.COM - 2017-09-19 13:58:11

Reading Between the Wines offers a nice, relaxing time

For an intimate and relaxing evening, some tasty hors d'oeuvres and a short trip into the mind of an author, the Reading Between The Wines event is the place to be. It's a fundraiser for Literacy Connections, to be held Oct. 21 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The first one was held in 2012 and the event has

GOLDSBORO NEWS-ARGUS - 2017-09-17 08:45:00

Hope in the Park event supports Relay for Life fundraising efforts

Volunteers held a fundraising event in Herman Park Saturday for Relay for Life, and it was the first of its kind. Vicki Terrell, an organizer and cancer-survivor herself, said the event, named Hope in the Park, was a way to try and get people in the community more aware of Relay for Life's year-rou

GOLDSBORO NEWS-ARGUS - 2017-09-17 08:45:00

Seymour Johnson Air Force Base celebrates 4th Fighter Wing's 75th anniversary

Seymour Johnson Air Force Base got a glimpse of its past, then took a look to the future Friday. The base unearthed a time capsule, originally buried in 50 years ago, in honor of the 4th Fighter Wing's 75th anniversary. The capsule contained items from both the initial burying in 1967 ---- the 4th

GOLDSBORO NEWS-ARGUS - 2017-09-17 08:45:00

Battle of Britain ceremony recalls early World War II fighters who never returned

Hundreds congregated at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Friday evening to remember the Battle of Britain, the historic clash between the British, French and German air forces in World War II which stemmed the tide of German advancement through Europe. The 4th Fighter Wing, and by extension Seymour J

GOLDSBORO NEWS-ARGUS - 2017-09-17 08:45:00

5K kilt run a nod to Scottish ancestors

The flurry of kilt-clad people running around city streets Saturday morning was nothing to be alarmed over. It was only a celebration of Scottish heritage. The First Presbyterian Church on East Ash Street hosted its first-ever 5K Kilt Run/Walk as a way of paying homage to the Scots who started the

GOLDSBORO NEWS-ARGUS - 2017-09-17 08:45:00

Wayne County Board of Health releases its restaurant ratings

The latest restaurant inspections turned up four "B" grades, prompting a discussion about whether the public pays attention to the scores when eating out. At the Board of Health meeting Wednesday, environmental health director Kevin Whitley shared the most recent findings from inspections made betw

GOLDSBORO NEWS-ARGUS - 2017-09-17 08:45:00

SJAFB honors all prisoners of war, those still missing in action

Retired Air Force Capt. Kevin Hynes remembers the day his parents received a telegram that his brother, John, was being held as a prisoner of war during World War II. John, shot down while navigating a B-17 bomber, was a prisoner of war at the Stalag Luft III POW camp, in Poland, for a year before

GOLDSBORO NEWS-ARGUS - 2017-09-17 08:45:00