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Task Force Makes Meth Arrests After Spotting Wanted Suspect

Task Force Makes Meth Arrests After Spotting Wanted Suspect

On Friday, July 31, members of the Goldsboro/Wayne County Drug Task Force were conducting surveillance when they reportedly observed 37-year-old Christopher T. Strickland Dudley leaving from a local motel. Members of the task force were familiar with Strickland and knew that he had several outstanding felony arrest warrants. The officers arrested Strickland when he stopped…

Crime

Task Force Makes Meth Arrests After Spotting Wanted Suspect

Task Force Makes Meth Arrests After Spotting Wanted Suspect

On Friday, July 31, members of the Goldsboro/Wayne County Drug Task Force were conducting surveillance when they reportedly observed 37-year-old Christopher T. Strickland Dudley leaving from a local motel. Members of the task force were familiar with Strickland and knew that he had several outstanding felony arrest warrants. The officers arrested Strickland when he stopped…

Education

UMO’s New Degree Program To Help Underserved Populations

UMO’s New Degree Program To Help Underserved Populations

“I want to be a counselor, and I want to help underserved children,” said Aviance Hines of Bunn, NC. Hines will be part of the first class of students enrolled in the University of Mount Olive’s (UMO) new Master of Science in Counseling: Clinical Mental Health online degree program which starts this fall. Hines graduated…

Government

Isaias Provides Valuable Trial Run For Bigger Storms

Isaias Provides Valuable Trial Run For Bigger Storms

While Wayne County was spared some of the worst damage from Hurricane Isaias last week, the storm did provide some good lessons on emergency preparedness. Aaron Stryker, the Emergency Management Coordinator for Wayne County, gave an on the county’s storm readiness at Thursday’s county board meeting. Stryker says the big challenge was opening shelters while…

Obituaries

Margaret Jean (Reese) Keech

Margaret Jean (Reese) Keech

August 8, 72, Margaret Jean Reese Keech, age 72, passed away Saturday at Wayne UNC Hospital Born in Mecklenburg County, VA, she was the daughter of the late John Bernard Reese and Isadora Savannah Davis Reese and wife of the late Douglas Aurthur Keech. She attended Bethel Church. A graveside service to celebrate Margaret’s life…

Events